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  • 5.0 stars

    "Love having free protection."

    July 23, 2015  |   By tameaton

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.7.485.8398

    Pros

    This program is exactly what an antivirus should be, easy to install, runs like a charm, and catches lots more than other programs.

    Cons

    No hiccups

    Summary

    Best way to get rid of all that spyware, and best of all - stops it coming back!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Ran full scan on Avast, (paid version), "Nothing found"

    July 22, 2015  |   By Eljaybe

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.7.485.8398

    Pros

    Then ran a full scan with Ad-Aware Free Antivirus and it found and quarantined 25 infections. This FREE Software Rocks. Highly recommended!

    Cons

    A little slow but it's worth it, because it works. Also takes a while to download.

    Summary

    Just Get it, You Won't Regret it!

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Protects my PC from all sides."

    July 21, 2015  |   By J82ramz

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.7.485.8398

    Pros

    Although it's not perfect, this free piece of software is a must-have. It picks up most spyware and has a built-in auto-update feature to keep you up-to-date!

    Cons

    Complete scan is a little slow.

    Summary

    This new version is indeed an improvement from the old one.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Better than paid programs."

    July 21, 2015  |   By gravelsy

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.7.485.8398

    Pros

    Quick and simple. Initial scan results detected 3 trojans that my old antivirus couldn't find. This free program works better than paid programs.

    Cons

    in my opinion none

    Summary

    Finds alot of stuff others didnt!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Fast, easy to use, very effective"

    July 21, 2015  |   By Grim-willie

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.7.485.8398

    Pros

    It was really easy to use and it's full of options for safe browsing and email scanning. You can even configure it to scan specific files and folders. I like that it updates automatically so I don't have to worry about it.

    Cons

    I did not encounter any system problems after the job is done.

    Summary

    You cannot live without if you are connected to the internet.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent security program"

    July 21, 2015  |   By 0coppoc0

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.7.485.8398

    Pros

    Since I have discovered this product I have done a bit of research to find out if its worhtwile. After reading dozens of reviews on different sites, comparing it and finall using it for more than a year now I'm sure it is one of the best Price/Perfomance products on the market.

    Cons

    After all the trouble I've had with antivirus programs this one is perfect.

    Summary

    Best way to get rid of all that spyware, and best of all - stops it from coming back!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Very effective at rooting out Spyware."

    July 19, 2015  |   By Iknowless

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.7.485.8398

    Pros

    It's got high detection rates and it's not power hungry. It keeps my PC clean and safe without slowing it down. Also the new toolbar is very useful. Love it

    Cons

    It works perfectly

    Summary

    It has solved all my PC issues.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Most reliable AV utility on the free market!"

    July 19, 2015  |   By Stilliamson

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.7.485.8398

    Pros

    Finds many more viruses that other AV programs. Has automatic updates and does not slow down my PC at all. Email & web detection work great and handy boot time virus scan.

    Cons

    The scan was a little slow, but that's forgivable, because it did it's job.

    Summary

    An essential piece of software for keeping your computer clean from adware, spyware, and their ilk.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "The easiest antivirus to use"

    July 19, 2015  |   By Princess-Wheels

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.7.485.8398

    Pros

    Agree with the majority of people here. Ad-aware is a great program and it works. I've used the program since it came out and this version is by far the best. No problems on Windows8 machine.

    Cons

    It doesn't have any cons.

    Summary

    This is a great program. It removes spyware, malware, viruses and all that garbage.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Good overall protection"

    July 19, 2015  |   By Rolbert89

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.7.485.8398

    Pros

    This program finds stuff you did not even know existed on your computer. It also keeps your computer clean.

    Cons

    Not much!!!

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