and removal application
Spyware and Adware are not only an ever increasing nuisance and threat for
computer users everywhere, but also a booming industry. According to Webroot Software, Inc., the distribution of
online advertisements through spyware and adware has become a $2 billion industry.
CounterSpy detects and removes spyware from your computer
The aggressive advertising and spying tactics demonstrated by some of these
programs, require an equally aggressive response from a seasoned eradicator. Sunbelt Software is such a company,
that's created tools to fight such unwelcome intrusions.
A leader in Anti-Spyware, Anti-Spam, Network Security and System Management tools,
they gave consistently remained on the cutting-edge of anti-spyware programming since 1994.
One of their more notable software applications is CounterSpy 1.5. CounterSpy is
designed to detect and remove spyware that is already in your computer system. Additionally, it provides real-time
protection while preventing browser hijacking and changes to your computer’s Registry.
Other notable features of this application include:
Detection and Removal of Tracking Cookies
While it is true that applications like Microsoft AntiSpyware Beta are free, they
do not include the ability to detect and remove tracking cookies like CounterSpy does.
Erases any traceable trails left on your computer as you surf the
Secure File Eraser
A powerful deletion tool that can completely eliminate all files you want removed
from your computer including images, music, movies and applications.
Allows you a look into files and areas that are normally inconvenient to access,
such as your startup programs, browser helper objects, and ActiveX programs that are being downloaded or
Support for Older Operating Systems
Includes support for Windows 98SE, Windows ME, and Windows NT.
Recommended by PC World, ConsumerSearch, and Dell, CounterSpy holds one of the
highest effective ratings for spyware removal. It also received high marks from TopTenReviews (2006) for ease of
use, customization/installation, and help/support. For only $19.95 per machine, users can receive a one year
subscription with updates, upgrades, and technical support from real live humans. CounterSpy definitely provides
ease of use and affordability for just about any computer user from the novice to the expert.