Spywareblaster. Is it worth it. Opinions?


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p-0-0-h the cat

I've used Spywareblaster since the days of Windows 98.

Today, I get a popup requesting renewal. I use my PC for business, so I pay my due.

I dutifully pop over to javacool to renew for a year, and I think 'that doesn't look
right'. I don't remember paying that.

So I check what I paid last year, and it's gone up 25%. 25 friggin' percent!!!

Now in the big scheme of things $14.95 is peanuts, but 25%!!!

Anyhow, I decide to nip over the Avast to see what I will have to pay to renew later this
year. I buy a 2 year subscription from them, and after 2 years it has gone up a few pence.

So I'm asking, is Spywareblaster worth it nowadays?

Where's the 25% value add?

Would you get your wallet out for this anymore?
 
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Eleanora Rosenvelt

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Bear

In the end I decided to drop spywareblaster. I had been having strange
problems with explorer and VMWare workstation for a while. I concluded
in the end it was spywareblaster, but only on Win 7 x64 for reasons I
will never know. Anyhow, carefully uninstalled, and crashes stopped.

WinPatrol and Threatfire are better nowadays.
 
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