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Weekend Fun: Easter Egg in Spybot Search & Destroy

It’s nice when you find an easter egg in a piece of software and it’s actually useful. Our favorite Anti-Spyware tool, Spybot, has a great hidden feature to help you pass the time when running a manual scan… a game!

It works a little bit like minesweeper, but there are no mines… instead you have to click the tan squares and try and uncover the hidden picture. Each time you check a square, the tan squares move to a different location surrounding the selected square. It’s oddly addicting…


For all the details, check it out at Mysticgeek’s blog… due to technical issues, I can’t directly include his post in the main feed yet, but I’ll have that sorted out soon.

The Spybot Search and Destroy Game – Mysticgeek’s Realm

Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 09/7/07

Comments (3)

  1. Wikzo

    Haha – cool. Every anti-virus program should have a game or something like that :P

  2. flatluigi

    It’s a Knight’s Tour puzzle.

  3. Kathy

    Cool! Who knew!?

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