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  • 5.0 stars

    "Pretty happy with Ad Aware"

    November 25, 2014  |   By Kromnics

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.4.6792.0

    Pros

    Eliminates all spyware, adware and trojans without any exceptions
    - Software is totally free
    - Easy to comprehend and use
    - Automatic updates
    - Speedy scanning

    Cons

    I don't see how anyone could possible dislike this.

    Summary

    The free version of Ad Aware offers the same level of security that the paid one does minus the cool premium features you'd get in the Pro version. I know this because i liked Ad Aware so much, I upgraded to the Pro version.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Nothings faster or more useful"

    November 25, 2014  |   By Chiquitair

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.4.6792.0

    Pros

    No added weight on my system noticed since Ad Aware was installed. Scans are very precise and only alert your to real infections or suspicious files without any false positives. Layout is also very intuitive and simple.

    Cons

    How come there isn't a version for Linux?

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  • 4.0 stars

    "My favorite one!"

    November 25, 2014  |   By G0dzillapi

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.4.6792.0

    Pros

    Finally a free antivirus program that has helped get rid of the viruses that took over my computer. It was completely riddled with viruses that made the use of my computer unbearable! I thought I was going to have to trash it until I found Ad Aware. This program has saved me time, money and a lot of stress by being completely dependable in a situation where it was faced with what seemed to be insurmountable infections.

    Cons

    Should be giving this 10 stars not 5

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  • 5.0 stars

    "An antivirus created by the best in security"

    November 25, 2014  |   By MiracleFixes

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.4.6792.0

    Pros

    Awesome free antivirus tool that I will keep using for the forseeable future. Very slick look and great functionality. Protection and virus security is by far the best in the industry.

    Cons

    Honestly, nothing, it's just great.

    Summary

    Fixes all sorts of issues when cleaning up infections, even sped up my computer.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Ad Aware has no vulnerabilites"

    November 25, 2014  |   By AcemyStone

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.4.6792.0

    Pros

    Refreshing free software, no pop ups like other antiviruses, unique and extremely sturdy protection.

    Cons

    No misgivings, works perfectly

    Summary

    No advertisements or annoying pop ups.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "System friendly and reliable"

    November 25, 2014  |   By CutieWwjd

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.4.6792.0

    Pros

    I've been using Ad Aware for 1 year now and it's perfectly compatible with my computers running windows 8 and windows XP. Ad Aware hasn't let a single virus make it through its virus shield althought its actively prevented dozens from even trying.

    Cons

    Arent any ...

    Summary

    First rate protection - free of charge

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  • 5.0 stars

    "No slips ups with Ad Aware"

    November 24, 2014  |   By CapeFear22

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.4.6792.0

    Pros

    1) First rate malware identification and removal
    2) Complete Security against all malicious files
    3) Free & better than most other antivirus applications
    4) great web protection

    Cons

    Upgrade offers every so often

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Premium antivirus"

    November 24, 2014  |   By WavesOfFear312

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.4.6792.0

    Pros

    Consistently gives me high detection rates compared to other high ranking AVs. Autoupdates and Game Mode make life with Ad Aware very enjoyable.

    Cons

    Updates can take a little while

    Summary

    Great and enjoyable premium antivirus.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Never any effort"

    November 24, 2014  |   By SkaterJewels

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.4.6792.0

    Pros

    Results are instant and viruses will dissapear within minutes. Never slows down my machine and has a great gui.

    Cons

    No conflicts, work great

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Best free tool"

    November 24, 2014  |   By GuruNip

    Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.4.6792.0

    Pros

    This free tool is one of the best at keeping my computer protected. It's processing impact is minimal and never interferes with my daily use of the computer.

    Cons

    Scheduling scans lets me focus on my work

    Summary

    Even when runnning a deep scan Ad aware is still very quick.

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