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How is AOL SpyZapper different from AOL Spyware Protection?
SpyZapper provides a quick surface scan for common spyware threats as identified by AOL.
SpyZapper provides protection only while you are signed on to AOL.
SpyZapper is designed to be used every time you sign on to AOL.
SpyZapper starts automatically every time you sign on to AOL.
AOL Spyware Protection provides a deep scan for hundreds of different spyware threats, both common and uncommon.
AOL Spyware Protection can be run whether or not you are signed on to AOL.
AOL Spyware Protection is only intended to be used periodically (e.g. once a week).
AOL Spyware Protection must be started manually (by double-clicking the icon on your desktop or Start menu), or can be scheduled to start automatically on a periodic basis (e.g. once a day or once a week).