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Download tryout version for Windows here.
Many people have a computer expert friend. A friend that knows what settings you really need to change; they know what to check on your computer to protect you from bad programs; they know what to do to fix problems; they know about useful tools to help you keep your computer running at its best; they know about Phishing scams and how to avoid them.
Features In a Nutshell
Geek Superhero watches your computer for changes, immediately notifying you when a change is made to confirm you want to keep or reject the change. This saves you from lots of headaches. (A "Computer Setting Firewall" is an excellent description.)
Geek Superhero protects you from Phishing Scams that try to trick you to give out your bank login, credit card, etc. Protect yourself from identity theft!
Geek Superhero helps you prevent worms, hackers, or other malicious programs from invading your computer by letting you easily turn off rarely used Windows features. Features that have had security problems and have been exploited by several worms like MSBlast already.
Geek Superhero improves your web browsing by blocking unwanted popup windows using smart checks to automatically show the windows you want, but block the advertisements you don't want. (And lets you turn off the "Windows Messenger Service" that is just used to send you more ads too.)
Geek Superhero protects your privacy by blocking "Web Bugs": tags that are invisibly included on web pages to track you.
Geek Superhero has tools to easily look at all the programs that will start when Windows starts, to let you see where the space is being used on your hard drives, and more!
See It In Action
Geek Superhero is a program that's harder to see in action. With a download manager (like GetRight) you can download a file and see it work. Geek Superhero is more like a virus scanner--where it's hard to really see it work until the virus scanner pops up and says "Hey! I Found a Virus!"
So we created a little Scoundrel Simulator program. You can use this program to safely see some of the changes commonly made by malicious programs (like changing your browser's home page and making it hard to change it back.) More Info Here!
Geek Superhero Quotes
Some nice quotes and comments from Geek Superhero users!
"I know the Geek Superhero is constantly watching my system and letting me know the moment he spots something fishy going on. That kind of peace of mind when you're online (for me a relatively new experience) is worth every penny." -- Ian C.
"Thank you so much for a kick a** program - I've been going nuts trying to get rid of a hijacker - anti-virus programs, ad-aware etc didn't work. Your program killed it dead." -- Dave B.
©2004 Headlight Software, Inc.