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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent Ad-Aware !!!"

    May 21, 2015  |   By pu1kle

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

    Pros

    Excellent program. He finds what others have found and removed perfectly. I recommend. Congratulations!

    Cons

    Absolutely nothing.

    Summary

    Excellent program. He finds what others have found and removed perfectly. I recommend. Congratulations! Excelente programa. Encontrou o que os outros não encontraram e removeu perfeitamente. Recomendo. Parabéns!

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Does its job without disturbing me."

    May 20, 2015  |   By tttTrefran

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

    Pros

    - Small download, quick to install
    - Easily configurable
    - Definitions and program updates download & install automatically
    - Works well even when offline
    - Game mode function is not a gimmick, actually useful

    Cons

    - Free version does not include firewall, need the PRO version
    - PRO & TOTAL SECURITY versions are a bit expensive.

    Summary

    It seems to be doing a great job, I haven't had any viruses in years.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Impressive Little AntiVirus"

    May 20, 2015  |   By Trudy-S73

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

    Pros

    It never gets in my way. It does what it says, is quick and easy. And good. And it ties with my firewall. Fast, light, stops almost everything . . . what else could you want

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of right now.

    Summary

    I recommend you give this program a try.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Works great for me."

    May 20, 2015  |   By douruss

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

    Pros

    Uses very little system resources, safe browsing is a great tool to make sure your info stays safe online, and game mode makes the whole experience seamless.

    Cons

    No firewall in the free edition, so I have to rely on the Window 7 firewall for protection.

    Summary

    Works in the backgroud for real time protection.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Terrific Free Protection."

    May 20, 2015  |   By Moreno3John

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

    Pros

    Although the the full system scan is slow, everything else about this program is great. It catches viruses that the other free protectors miss, so as far as I am concerned the system scan can take as long as it wants if it is going to clean my computer of all viruses in it.

    Cons

    Slow full system scan.

    Summary

    This provides better protection than some paid for products. Thumbs up from me.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "One of the best av's around."

    May 20, 2015  |   By Bichard-rarnes

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

    Pros

    Ad-Aware is one of the top antiviruses. Not only does it have top scores and protect very well, it's super light and takes hardly any resources, you don't even know it's there.

    Cons

    Couldn't find any.

    Summary

    You won't be disappointed with Ad-Aware.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Excellent light antivirus"

    May 20, 2015  |   By vickyles

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

    Pros

    This is exactly what I was looking for....a simple antivirus that isn't bloating my PC into submission. It finds absolutely everything.

    Cons

    At this point, nothing.

    Summary

    Cleaned up some of the problems I was having.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "It's so easy and it works"

    May 17, 2015  |   By pPatrivera

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

    Pros

    I'm not a "techie" person. This is the first time i setup an antivirus. I'm surprised at how easy it is to use. Scanning and deleting is just a couple of clicks.

    Cons

    Have not seen any yet.

    Summary

    It did just great!

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Quick and easy to run."

    May 17, 2015  |   By Lourgonz

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

    Pros

    Don't have much to say except i'm satisfied. This program was easy to install and removed everything that didn't belong.

    Cons

    Just one.... once in a while you will get a pop-up ad to upgrade to the Pro paid version.

    Summary

    Free, silent updates, effective and doesn't nag.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Simple protection with no hassles."

    May 17, 2015  |   By D74Sanchez

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

    Pros

    This is definitely one of the better free antivirus programs available. Straightforward interface, great detection rates and full set of features that keep my PC safe.

    Cons

    No cons, this is a solid product that will secure and protect your system.

    Summary

    Excellent detection, better than many paid antivirus.

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