SpyCatcherSpyCatcher is easy to use anti-spyware program most computers users may not have heard about. SpyCatcher’s focus is on the novice computer user and helping them fight the threats of spyware and malware. SpyCatcher offers users a way to fight aggressive spyware and block it once removed from your system. It also helps predict new spyware based on what you have found on your system previously. Our guide to SpyCatcher will help you get started and begin protecting your computer from harm.

How to use SpyCatcher

After downloading and installing SpyCatcher on the computer of your choice, you can begin getting started with SpyCatcher.

When you first start SpyCatcher, you will be prompted to enter a license key. You can opt to try out SpyCatcher for the time being and if you believe in what it can do for your computer, you can decide to purchase a full version down the line.

Trial or purchase

Simply click “Trial” to continue.

E-mail updates

Next, SpyCatcher will prompt you to register its software to keep you informed of updates and the latest releases.

Click “Yes” to opt in or “No” to continue.

Trial started

SpyCatcher will now be unlocked for a two-week trial for you to use it as you see fit. Click “Ok” to move forward.

Welcome to SpyCatcher!

Now, you can opt to start SpyCatcher or scan your computer for threats.

We will start by clicking “Launch SpyCatcher” and then “Next.”

On the left-hand side of SpyCatcher, you will find its main menu.


In the bottom right-hand corner, you can see a link to SpyCatcher’s Help. If you ever get stuck, you can always refer to its guide to help you through.


At the top of the main screen, you are able to schedule or scan your computer at any time.

Schedule a scan or scan

Click “Scan Now.”

A pop-up will appear asking you to choose some of the settings for SpyCatcher. You can choose what type of scan to do and depend on what you suspect might be wrong, a deep scan might be your best option to start with.

Scan Options

From there, you can also choose the priority of the scan. This allows you to choose how invasive the scan will be on your system and again, depending on the threat level, you may want to go with high.

Click “Ok” when ready to begin your scan with SpyCatcher.

Scanning your computer

SpyCatcher will start your scan.

It will take some time for SpyCatcher to complete the scan, especially depending on which settings you went with, so let it run its course.

Scan Complete

When finished, another pop-up will appear letting you know the results.

In this case, SpyCatcher found nothing during the scan.

Click “Done” to move on. If SpyCatcher can found anything, you are given the options to deal with it.

From this point on, you can either opt to manually scan your system or you can schedule scans so you do not have to worry about doing it yourself.

Schedule scan

When scheduling a scan, you can choose the date and time of the scan as well as the priority.

Click “Ok” when you have configured your scheduled scan to save it.

SpyCatcher does much more than simply scanning your computer from harm, it also offers a variety of features that help enhance security and prevent issues from occurring.

Some of the settings include Application, Vendor, and Behavior policies.


These policies allow you to decide whether or not to allow or block applications, vendors or behaviors SpyCatcher sees on your computer. This gives you control over what runs and what does not as well as give you complete control over how SpyCatcher deals with incoming threats.

(14) advanced tools

You can also monitor your host files and system explorer through SpyCatcher. It also allows you to monitor cookies as well as the logs the software has kept on what is going on with your computer when it scans your system.

More Tools

At any time you can choose to update SpyCatcher as well as utilize automatic updates. You can also check to see what version of the database you are using and update it as well.


You can also opt to upgrade your license and purchase a full version of SpyCatcher.

SpyCatcher is an effective way for novice computer users to get the hang of keeping their computer safe from harm. If you are looking for a way to stay on top of threats, SpyCatcher may be right for you.

Pros of SpyCatcher:

  • Easy to use and get started with
  • Frequent database and version updates to stay on top of threats

Cons of SpyCatcher:

  • Must purchase a full version to get the most out of the software

Is SpyCatcher a useful tool in your arsenal?

SpyCatcher is a basic, effective tool for a computer user to have in their arsenal. For those who are new to computers or just learning how to protect them from harm, SpyCatcher is easy to use a program to help guide users in how spyware and malware works. It shows novice users how to protect their computers, just how they get infected as well as what to do when a threat appears. SpyCatcher can be used by any type of computer user but it is most effective for those just getting started in protecting their system.

If you are looking for a way to understand how to protect your computer, SpyCatcher is a good program to use to get started. Try it out for 15 days and see how easy it is to use and what it shows you about keeping your system safe.

Download SpyCatcher.

Update: The developer of SpyCatcher is no longer support the program.