Spybot or Spybot- Search & Destroy which till now offered protection against spyware now offers live protection against viruses too from v2.1 Spybot +AV 2.1 for home edition and above with inclusion of antivirus scan engine. Sadly AV protection isn’t available for Free edition users. 

Installing Spybot 2.1 is  quite simple and straight forward. During the install you need to choose between unattended usage mode and attend usage mode, where former is recommended for novice users and latter is for advanced users that gives more control and more responsibility where they can able to review an approve all the changes.

Read Spybot 2.0 review

spybot 2.1 free edition ui

  • Graphical user interface that got tweaked in Spybot 2.0 version now has been improved. Update screen now displays information in clear and simplified format to understand .
  • Most Recently Used scan can be used to scan for most recent files.
  • Rootkit scan enhanced.

How to Uninstall Spybot – Search & Destroy 2 from your Computer

Read what’s new in Spybot + AV 2.1.

Spybot 2.1 works on Windows XP/Vista/7/8.

Download Spybot 2.1 Free edition with Offline installer. [34.5 MB]