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Are Avira (free) and Spybot the same basically?

Discussion in 'General Security' started by imgja, Apr 3, 2009.

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  1. imgja

    imgja Thread Starter

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    Am I wrong to have both Spybot & Avira free versions installed? Do they do essentially the exact same thing...if so, which one should I un-install?
     
  2. Phantom010

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    Avira is an antivirus, not Spybot. Spybot is basically an anti-spyware. Leave both.
     
  3. E-7

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    Suggest replacing free Spybot with free Superantispyware
     
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