How do I install Spybot – Search & Destroy 2?

To begin the installation of Spybot:

  • Double-click on the Spybot installer file to run the installer. If you do not have an installer, please download one from here. If you are using Windows XP/Vista, please download one from here.
  • You will then be asked to select your desired language for the installation.
  • Once you have selected the desired language, the installation wizard will begin.
  • Please follow the prompts in the wizard to complete the Installation.
  1. By selecting “I want to be protected without having to attend to it myself”, the wizard will install Spybot with its default settings.
  2. By selecting “I want more control, more feedback and responsibility”, the installer will allow you to customize some of the installation settings.

1-Install 1

  • It is recommended to restart your PC after installing Spybot.
  • After your PC has restarted, you can open Spybot by double-clicking on the “Start Center” icon on the Desktop.

Please update your Spybot database before performing a scan.

Please see here for instructions if you experience any issues downloading updates.

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