AdwCleaner

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CNET Editors' Rating 3.5 stars

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Adwcleaner: Great, trusted tool!"

    October 14, 2013  |   By tomysshadow

    Pros

    This thing removed programs I didn't even know I had! They came with CocoonSoft's Quick Media Converter. It was mostly by Brothersoft or Conduit. It also helped me completely obliterate Babylon Toolbar - goodbye!

    Cons

    It uninstalled Freecorder - which I know for a matter of fact isn't malware. Even though it is a toolbar, it actually WORKS, so it's unfortunate that it is removed. However, it is a free program, so an easy install to fix.

    Summary

    Uninstall via the Control Panel before using this program and you're all packed.

    Updated on Oct 14, 2013

    PLEASE! I know this program does NOT contain any malware! The only malware you are getting is from CNET's installer! Just click "Direct Download Link" under the green button. Seriously. You shouldn't need to use CNET's installer, ever.

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  • Reply by MsBabbitrocks on December 12, 2013

    Yes I figured that out a while back. It sucks for us "Not So Smart Computer People"- sorta breaks the trust issue.

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