How to Run Spybot Search & Destroy on Startup

by Kefa Olang

Spybot Search & Destroy is a security application you run to remove malicious spyware, such as tracking cookies. It searches system folders and files for dangerous programs that threaten computer performance. The program also includes a feature that allows you to run and perform system scans automatically. This is especially convenient for performing scans when you reboot your computer.

Launch Spybot Search & Destroy. Click "Mode," and click on "Advanced Mode."

Click the "Settings" button, and select the "Automatically run program at system startup" under "Automation" - "System Start"

Select any additional scan options you want to use and save your changes. When you reboot your computer, Spybot Search & Destroy launches and runs automatically.

About the Author

Kefa Olang has been writing articles online since April 2009. He has been published in the "Celebration of Young Poets" and has an associate degree in communication and media arts from Dutchess Community College, and a bachelor's degree in broadcasting and mass communication from the State University of New York, Oswego.