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  • 1.0 stars

    "Used To Love Now Loathe"

    December 14, 2012  |   By bernard_ric

    Pros

    Struggling to think of any.

    Cons

    I have used Ad-Aware to keep my PC safe and clean from adware for longer than I care to admit. After I downloaded the latest from the CNet site I was horrified. Problems left right and centre assailed me including a Browser that took over my computer without warning.

    All I want is a program to keep me free of adware not an all singing all dancing security package.

    It took days to rid my PC of stuff that was added along with Ad-Aware.

    Summary

    Sadly it is me signing off from Ad-Aware after many happy years of use.

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  • Reply by LavasoftSupport on December 14, 2012

    Dear bernard_ric,

    Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry for the issues you have encountered. If you do install Ad-Aware again please kindly chose "custom" install and uncheck the 2 checkboxes.

    Kind regards,
    Corina - Lavasoft support

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