Anti-Spyware Software Comparison Chart
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Spy Sweeper Spyware DOCTOR XOFTSPY SE Ad-Aware PRO
FEATURE

DESCRIPTION

$29.95 (3 user, 1 year) $29.95 (3 user, 1 year) $39.90 (1 user, 1 year) $39.95 (1 user, 1 year)
Real-time AntSpyware Protection Protects your PC in real time from known viruses, spyware and other malware with hourly updates
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Complete Spyware & Malware protection Detects and Removes Malware such as: Adware, Spyware, Pop-Up Generators, Keyloggers, Trojans, Hijackers, and Other Malicious Software
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Automatic Definition updates Updates the spyware database with new oncoming threats.
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Proactive Protection Blocks unknown viruses using advanced proactive detection techniques
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Identity theft Protection Reduces the risk of identity theft by preventing personal information leaks via e-mail or web.
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Anti-Rootkit Detects and removes the newest breed of hidden threats known as rootkits
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Back up, Restore Functions Allows user to backup date and restore the computer to the previous state.
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Free Database Updates To protect you against latest threats
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Registry Changes Protection Protects against executable programs changing the system registry
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Registry Cleaning repairs damaged system registry    
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Optimize & Speed up PC Removes PC Errors    
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Internet Surfing Eraser Erase history of the visited websites.
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E-mail Attachment Scanning Scans and quarantines infected email attachments  
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Free Customer Support Customer support and product updates for valid time period
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Life time
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    $29.95 (3 user, 1 year) $29.95 (3 user, 1 year) $39.90 (1 user, 1 year) $39.95 (1 user, 1 year)
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