The ITS Help Desk recommends the following spyware detection and removal programs for the Windows operating systems. Running multiple spyware removal programs is also recommended.




NOTE: Malwarebytes is for home and personal use only. This software is not site licensed for University of Iowa campus computers.  Spybot Search & Destroy and Windows Defender are freeware and can be used for both home and University of Iowa campus computers.


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September 11, 2017