As you may already know, spyware is broad class of programs that takes control of Windows and other programs without your knowledge and collect vital information from your computer such as credit card numbers, passwords, and your web browsing behavior.
Spybot Search & Destroy is an award winning free software to scan and remove spyware, adware and other malicious software from your computer. Spybot Search & Destroy 2.0 has just been released with modern UI and faster scanning speed to help Windows users to keep their PC safe from malicious items.
The brand new user interface is the first thing that you will immediately notice after the installation. The newest version also includes tens of tweaks and new features. A user friendly start center, automated update process, improved program startup speed, support for the popular Google Chrome browser, integrated rescue CD creator, integrated security center, and tool to create your own detection rules are the new features in this version.
The home screen of the program (start center) is the central place of the program and gives you access to all parts of the program. By default, you will see Full Scan, File Scan, and Immunization icons under basic tools. Enabling advanced user mode will display create report, settings, services, quarantine, tools, update, system repair, secure shredder, rootkit scan, and phone scan options.
It can also clean the usage details from the PC, a very handy feature if you share your PC with your friends and family.
Note that the final version of Spybot Search & Destroy is not released yet. Interested users can download the Beta 5 version of the software from the download link. We will update the article once the final version is comes available.