Windows 8 Free Security Applications

Malware Removal

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware combines powerful new technologies built to seek out, destroy, and prevent malware infections. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is an easy-to-use anti-malware application available in both a Free and Premium version. The Free version is well-known for its detection and removal capabilities, and the Premium version uses advanced protection technologies to proactively stop malware infections.

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Spybot Windows 8 Free Security Applications Windows 8 Free Security Applications

Spybot

Spybot – Search & Destroy can detect and remove a multitude of adware files and modules from your computer. Spybot also can clean program and Web-usage tracks from your system, which is especially useful if you share your computer. Modules chosen for removal can be sent directly to the included file shredder, ensuring complete elimination from your system. For advanced users, it allows you to fix Registry inconsistencies related to adware and to malicious program installations.

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Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool Windows 8 Free Security Applications Windows 8 Free Security Applications

Kaspersky TDSSKiller

Kaspersky Lab has developed the TDSSKiller utility that allows removing rootkits. The utility can be run in Normal Mode and Safe Mode. It detects and removes the following malware: malware family Rootkit.Win32.TDSS; bootkits; rootkits.

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SUPERAntiSpyware Windows 8 Free Security Applications Windows 8 Free Security Applications

SUPERAntiSpyware

SuperAntiSpyware will remove all the spyware, not just the easy ones. Quick, complete and custom scanning of hard drives, removable drives, memory, registry, or individual folders. Includes trusting items, and excluding folders for complete customization of scanning. Detect and remove spyware, adware, malware, Trojans, dialers, worms, key loggers, hijackers, parasites, root kits and many other types of threats.

 

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