About Spybot - Search & Destroy
Spybot – Search and Destroy provides you with a suite of protection that can help prevent your PC from being infected or adversely affected by spyware and adware.
This software can detect and remove malware such as Registry, Winsock LSPs, ActiveX objects, browser hijackers and BHOs,key loggers,Trojans, spybots, and other kinds. Detected threats are removed with a secure file shredder that deletes them without the chance of recovery.
Spybot allows for advanced removal features, like inconsistent registry entries and bad program installations. The software is constantly kept up-to-date to ensure that you're always protected from the latest threats.
Other features of Spybot – Search and Destroy include host file blocks adware servers from the computer; and System Startup that lets you review which applications load when starting the computer.
If you have concerns about your PC, visit the Tom's Guide forums for tips and suggestions.