Pc Tools Spyware Doctor 2011 protection suits any need: the suite detects, removes and fends off of potentially unwanted software (PUPs), spyware, keyloggers, fake virus scanners, harmful ActiveX objects, etc etc. Furthermore, spyware doctor has a sophisticated rootkit detection engine to identify and remove malware which tries to undermine your Windows operating system. The integrated memory scanner hunts malware and spyware hiding in RAM.
Users are protected while browsing the web by using various layers of defense against invisible downloads from malicious or exploited web sites (Browsing Protection). Along the same lines does the software protect you from visiting phishing sites in Search Engine result pages (Search Defender) while also watching links in email and Instant Messaging programs (Link Scanner).
What’s more is that spyware doctor eliminates tracking and advertising cookies, automatically adjustments performance depending on PC use (State Awareness), provides protection reports for the last 30 days, and has a power-saving mode for laptops, deferring spyware doctor tasks until the laptop is plugged.
Also included in PC Tools Spyware Doctor 2011 is a gaming mode for watching full screen movies and playing games uninterrupted by popups.
And in case things really get wrong: On the vendor’s homepage you can download a bootable CD image in case your Windows won’t start because of malware: AOSS (Alternate Operating System Scanner) Rescue CD.