Installing Spybot - Search and Destroy 1.6.2

This section provides a tutorial example on how to download and install Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.6 on a Windows system.

If you are interested to try Spybot - Search & Destroy, you can follow these steps to download and install it on your Windows system.

1. Go to, and follow the download link to download Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.6.2 free edition.

2. Save the downloaded file to: C:\download\spybotsd162.exe, 16,409,960 bytes.

3. Double click spybotsd162.exe and install it at C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy.

4. Run it by clicking Start > All Programs > Spybot - Search & Destroy > Spybot - Search & Destroy to make sure it works.

5. Follow the suggestion to create a registry backup

6. Click "Help > Help" in the menu. And read system requirements under the "Welcome" topic. It says that supported system are: Microsoft Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000 or XP (32 and 64 bit), 2003, Vista. But it runs ok on my Windows 7 system.

7. Read more help topics to understand how to use Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.6.2 properly.

The following picture shows the main screen of Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.6.2:
Spybot - Search and Destroy 1.6.2

Last update: 2013.

Table of Contents

 About This Windows Security Book

 Windows 8: System Security Review

 Windows 8: System Security Protection

 Windows 8 System Recovery

 Windows 8 Defender for Real-Time Protection

 Windows 7: System Security Review

 Windows 7: System Security Protection

 Windows 7 System Recovery

 Windows 7 Forefront Client Security

 Norton Power Eraser - Anti-Virus Scan Tool

 McAfee Virus and Malware Protection Tools

Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 What Is Spybot - Search and Destroy?

Installing Spybot - Search and Destroy 1.6.2

 Keeping Spybot Up To Date

 On-Demand Scanning of Spyware Infections

 What Is AdRevolver Tracking Cookie

 Removing Reported Tracking Cookies

 Deleting MyWay MySearch Registry Key

 Enabling IE Browser Helper SDHelper.dll

 Keeping Firefox Secure

 Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Secure

 Malware (Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus)

 HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool

 IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal

 "Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal

 "Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware

 Malware Manual Removal Experience

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal

 MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems

 Antivirus System PRO


 PDF Printing Version