With the release of more and more programs trying to capture a share of the lucrative anti-virus and anti-spyware market, it seems inevitable that some will mistake PowerStrip-the-graphics-card-utility
for the now defunct PowerStrip-IE-toolbar-and-data-miner. The latter is well-known spyware, and frequently confused with EnTech's PowerStrip by the uninformed; its a mistake that is well-documented in the anti-spyware world (see, e.g., the SpywareGuide
It is left to you to judge the virtues of using a spyware program that cannot distinguish between a graphics card utility and an IE plugin...
More recently, a rash of anti-virus programs have flagged PowerStrip for its system-wide hooks, especially the pstapi.exe CLUT Protection Daemon. For this reason, the pstapi utility is no longer included with PowerStrip.