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  • 4.0 stars

    "Best AV of 2014 IMO"

    September 17, 2014  |   By RattleNGregory

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.3.6321

    Pros

    Used Ad Aware for about a few years now and I feel like it just gets better and better with every new release. I have not had any major attacks since i have installed it!

    Cons

    nothing really....

    Summary

    I wish everything was this good

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Wow great experience!"

    September 17, 2014  |   By DudetteMartinez

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.3.6321

    Pros

    Better than nothing thats for sure. I had the worst virus or spyware or wtv that was slowing the hell out of my computer - UGH! Anyways, I didn't have any antivirus installed so I got this and it did everything it was advertised to do for free, and easily.

    Cons

    better than nothing

    Summary

    Very happy with this, think i'll keep it since it rarely ever needs my attention.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Your mistake would be not trying it"

    September 17, 2014  |   By georgecford

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.3.6321

    Pros

    worth a go, this was quick to install and scan my system. 0 threats found but ive noticed a bunch that were blocked.

    Cons

    look could be nicer

    Summary

    worth a try, it IS free

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  • 5.0 stars

    "You can't go wrong with this antivirus."

    September 16, 2014  |   By Mad_burnett

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.3.6321

    Pros

    I like this antivirus because it is not a resource hog of a antivirus. It has great protection and has been around since 1988 and is great at protecting people and always has great security.

    Cons

    Haven't found any.

    Summary

    I like it very much.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Favorite antivirus software."

    September 16, 2014  |   By Shall888

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.3.6321

    Pros

    I've used every free anti virus software ever made and none can out perform this one. Best detection and removal I've ever seen in freeware. I've been using it for over a year and have been virus and trojan free the whole time. To top it off, I have bad surfing habits

    Cons

    Sometimes a little slow.

    Summary

    I recommend this antivirus cause you get automatic updates and you get great protection that is fast and safe.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Great detection rates."

    September 16, 2014  |   By Dick-liedtke

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.3.6321

    Pros

    1] High detection
    2] Low system usage
    3] Fast scanning speed
    4] Scans web and emails.

    Cons

    1] Download can be long
    2] Interface needs to be updated.

    Summary

    More than good enough if you just want to protect your home computers.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Good protection for free."

    September 16, 2014  |   By D75borden

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.3.6321

    Pros

    Easy to set up. Followed the directions, turned on and forgot it was there. Lets you know if it finds something, or else it is invisible. I have not found anything easier to work with and it's free!

    Cons

    No cons for me.

    Summary

    A good basic antivirus.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Best antivirus for me"

    September 16, 2014  |   By Pace_Stephanie88

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.3.6321

    Pros

    This is the best antivirus for me.It doesn't even take too much of the computer's memory like others.

    Cons

    I don't see any cons.

    Summary

    This software is helpful during your work,you should have a try,I think you will like it.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "No issues with this"

    September 16, 2014  |   By tylerdwalker

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.3.6321

    Pros

    Didnt really experience any issues with this, it kept my system clean as advertised.

    Cons

    good antivirus software with even better updates

    Summary

    If this software continues to perform well then I might even consider paying for the upgrade.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Must have on my laptop"

    September 16, 2014  |   By HelenKMorris88

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.3.6321

    Pros

    I bring my laptop everywhere... my whole life is in that thing! Can't afford to reformat my drive when it gets infected so I searched for a robust and most importantly - free - antivirus and antispyware software. The one that came most recommended was ad aware by lavasoft. I installed it as a preventitive measure so I haven't seen it deal with any viruses for the last few months since i've installed it. That could only be a good thing the way I see it.

    Cons

    No viruses to report as of late.

    Summary

    What more can I say ? I guess just that it works well from what I can see.

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