Seamless setup and well-organized layout
The installation process runs without any issues such as offers from third-party products, while the GUI you are brought to encloses all available options in the main window, without being cluttered. Although it is not particularly appealing, both beginners and experienced users can find their way around it with great ease.
Scanning modes and results
This application has the power to scan and remove the threats and even provide real-time protection. Once you run the utility, you can choose between four different scan types, namely quick, complete, critical point and custom. Each of them detects and removes threats in the most efficient way, yet it is recommended to choose the complete one, as it yields the best results, seeing it scans your entire system.
Regardless of the one you choose, it is possible to pause or stop the process at any point, and the results are displayed in a new window with details such as elapsed time, and number of threads detected within files, memory and registry items.
It is possible to schedule scans or program and security definition updates, as well as set up the utility to wake the computer in order to perform this process, reboot or shut down the PC when the operation is complete, do not show the UI while this action is under way, and the list goes on.
Fix particular problems and tweak some options
What is more, SUPERAntiSpyware includes several repair tools, most of them being dedicated to fixing the issues caused by spyware. These include the ability to reset URL prefixes and Windows clock time display, repair a broken network connection, remove or reset Windows desktop wallpaper and many others.
There are many customizations you can perform via the settings panel and they pertain to scanning settings, real-time protection parameters as well as anti-hijack measures.
A last assessment
For anyone looking to strengthen their defenses and add an extra layer of protection against various threats, SUPERAntiSpyware seems a logical and good choice. It has many aces up its sleeve like the ease of use and the ability to find and remove stubborn malware in a fair amount of time.
However, it is important to keep in mind that it might sometimes hamper the computer’s performance, yet we did not come across any freezes or hangs in our tests.
Reviewed by Madalina Boboc, last updated on November 14th, 2014
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- New User Interface – Simplified interface for easier navigation to the most commonly used features, and touch screen capable.
- System Investigator – Shows what’s running on your PC in a new and exciting way. Customers and technicians can use this tool to quickly determine if a file on the system is potentially malware.
- Faster scan speeds, smaller foot print, enhanced program stability and an expanded Help Menu to improve ease of use.
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