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Spyware Doctor

Spyware Doctor is a spyware removal product for Microsoft Windows developed by PC Tools.

Spyware Doctor scans a PC for spyware, examining files on the hard drive, objects in memory, the Windows registry and cookies, and then attempts to quarantine or remove recognized threats. It also includes real-time protection which attempts to block threats from being saved to the disk, set to startup automatically, suspicious programs running and other detection including new toolbars and add-ons for web browsers.

Spyware Doctor is designed for Windows 2000 and XP. Spyware Doctor also supports 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7.

They implement Automatic Subscription Renewal which unless cancelled causes them to debit your credit card annually.

It is normally purchased as a yearly subscription which includes new versions and updates, and is available online as well as in retail stores. PC Tools, like other security companies such as McAfee and Symantec, has now implemented an automatic renewal system whereby customer’s subscriptions are renewed every year automatically until canceled.

Spyware Doctor is not free, but a free scan version is offered, providing real-time protection and scans for spyware. Only the full version is capable of removing spyware (though a user can use the free version to locate where the spyware is and then manually remove the files and registry entries themselves). Spyware often includes both files located on the hard drive and entries in the Windows registry.

Spyware Doctor Starter Edition was included in the Google Pack in March 2007. This version allows scan and removal of threats using an older version of the program, limited real-time protection, but a database with only 60% of the definition files, which does not include some viral threats.

Spyware Doctor received the PC World Best Buy award in the October 2007 issue of the magazine saying “PC Tools’ Spyware Doctor 5.0 was the clear winner, outperforming the competition at detecting and removing our test set of adware and spyware samples.”

Spyware Doctor has received several Editors’ Choice awards from PC Magazine, including one for Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus 5.5 in 2008. The product has also received numerous other awards from around the globe.

Not all reviews have been positive and early versions of Spyware Doctor 5.0, which the company rewrote from scratch, received some negative commentary. CNET’s Download.com reviews, justifies the 3-star rating by saying, “in our trial scans, Spyware Doctor repeatedly flagged several dozen harmless cookies as potential threats, more than any other antispyware product we tested. We were also unable to learn more about each threat or why Spyware Doctor flagged each.”

Ig Nobel Prize is revealed: such as gas masks found in award-winning Bust

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Photo: Ukrainian-American female doctor on the spot Bodnar model invented gas masks her chest

Ig Nobel Prize is revealed: such as gas masks found in award-winning Bust

BEIJING, October 3, according to Xinhua Hong Kong Ta Kung Pao quoted foreign wire services reported that the U.S. was held on the 1st Annual Ig Nobel Prize awards ceremony, to humor the way to elect the economic, physical, medical and and equality in different areas of the winner. Winners of the research results include the discovery of an empty bottle to hit people more than with the full bottle of mass destruction, one can be converted into a gas mask chest, found the names of more milk cows, as well as can be found in the faeces of giant pandas in the decomposition of kitchen refuse.

Ig Nobel Prize by the “unbelievable Research Report” (in English referred to as “AIR” sponsored by the nineteenth session of the year to do so in order to “crisis” as the theme, the prize presentation ceremony was held at Harvard University’s Sanders Theater is still in the real Nobel Prize winner as a prize presentation ceremony. This Award is presented annually to the 10 “first arouses laughter made man, after thinking” pay tribute to the achievements of the winners at the prize when you feel excited, depending on why they are winning.

Confirmed that the empty bottle for a more lethal than the full bottle and won the “Peace Prize” Swiss scientist Stephen – Bollinger, said the award “is not the pinnacle of my academic achievements on,” but he admitted it was “I professional career of the most interesting or memorable moments as one. ” He and a number of funny, like Nobel winner, stressed that his research has real scientific value, not Naozhuo Wan. He said he found the bottle will help the court determine how much can be caused by head injuries.

Living in Chicago’s Ukrainian-American woman doctor Elena – Bodnar invention “gas mask bust” as she won the “Public Health Award.” This bra can be split into two gas masks, users can not only escaped in the gas in, you can also save a friend. Although it a bit like the film’s silly laugh invention, but it was the invention of mind from the tragedy of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion. In 1986, many Ukrainians are a result of inhalation of radioisotopes of iodine, “Iodine -131” and illness in order to study the disaster medical career Bodnar started thinking, if there was cheap and portable anti-virus masks, their health will not be as serious damage. She said that the invention can also be in the “September 11” terrorist attacks and dust storms in Sydney to use the kind of situation, shape and rather beautiful, and general chest is no different.

“Veterinary Medicine” falls on the University of Newcastle upon Tyne scholar Peter – Rawlinson and Catherine – the hands of Douglas. They found that were commensurate with the owner to the name of the dairy cows milk production more than nameless, because the master of love can stimulate the secretion of milk cows. Thus increasing production of milk a few cows, but if a large number of cattle per head is the production of such “gratitude milk”, the owner of the income will be increased significantly.

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