Spyware can be defined as any software that attempts to collect data of some specific type from your computer and sends it to the creators of the spyware.
Several free antispyware software exist in the market to stop and remove spyware from your computer. This article takes a look at some of the most popular and top free anti-spyware for Windows.
Windows Defender is a free anti-spyware program available from Microsoft. It’s a great alternative to some of the programs you have to pay for, and works well for those of us who cannot afford paying a fee each year to protect our computer systems.
Spybot can detect and remove a multitude of adware files and modules from your computer. Spybot also can clean program and Web-usage tracks from your system, which is especially useful if you share your computer.
Comodo Internet Security is a strong contender because of its excellent firewall. The antivirus catches malware that slips through other antivirus programs, however sometimes manages to miss the ones that the others catch.
SpywareBlaster is a simple program and yet effective in preventing installation of spyware and unwanted programs. SpywareBlaster does not require scanning to look for spyware.
It is completely free for home users. Not only can the spyware software scan and remove spyware, it also scans your computer for a range of Trojans, Viruses, Spyware, Adware, Worms, Bots, Keyloggers and Dialers.