Best Anti-Spyware - Which one?

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  1. s18000rpm

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    Which is the best Anti-SpyWare both Paid & free in terms of ;;;;

    =>Performance- Detection rate + Removing.
    =>RAM friendly- less RAM consumption .
     
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    Paid: Counter Spy
    Free: SpyBot Search and Destroy
     
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    the thing is that "Webroot Spy Sweeper", detected three Spywares (forgot the names :D), but it does not put them in "Quarentine" or even delete them :x.

    for these actions, it asks to subscribe, which i dont want right now.

    I scanned with ZoneAlarm Pro's Anti-Spyware-> but found nothing, then i downloaded & installed AVG AntiSpyware, which also found nothing.

    so whats going on here, was that a False Alarm (or marketing strategy :D) by SpySweeper??
     
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    paid : spyware doctor
    free : adaware
     
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    1. Webroot Spy Sweeper
    2. Spyware Doctor
    3. Ad-aware
     
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    Lavasoft Ad-aware Personal does a fine job.
     
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    Spyware doctor is a little slow but a good one(paid)]
    adaware(free)
     
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    in any case Free or Paid.. my vote to Spybot Search n Destroy... :)
     
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    It is better to use more than one antispyware because the detection rate of none is near perfect. I personally use Ad-Aware, Spybot, Spywareblaster and Windows Defender. (all free)
     
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    Well! Windows Defender is good enough and I'm currently using it :)
     
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    I have been using Ad-aware for a while now. Free, yeah.
     
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