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Spybot-Search and Destroy 2.0 Beta Released

Friday, May 13th, 2011

I haven’t used Spybot for a while, but it used to be a fairly effective anti-spyware too (especially when used in conjunction with an anti-virus program.)

The developers of the popular antispyware scanner and cleaner Spybot-Search & Destroy have released a first public beta version of the soon to be released version 2.0 of the application.

You will notice right away that the Spybot application has turned into a heavyweight over the years. The 66 Megabyte download indicates this already, and it is later confirmed during installation. The sheer amount of tools and services that you can install, or will if you do not select the custom installation option, is confirming this impression. The average Spybot-Search & Destroy 2.0 installation will take up more than 120 Megabytes of space on the system.

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