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Ad-Aware Personal Security

$18
Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 7 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    11.8.586.8535
  • Total Downloads:
    63,752
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 03, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try; annual subscription (30-day trial); $18.00 to buy (Buy it now)

Editors' Review

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Ad-Aware Personal Security combines anti-phishing features and Web-filtering technology to protect your PC against phishing attacks and online scams.

Pros

Real online protection: The Ad-Aware Personal Security suite provides protection against phishing and other online scams that can suck you in, even if you have virus protection.

Complete toolset: One of the best things about this software is that it provides you with access to a complete toolset in one reasonably sized package.

Clean and intuitive interface: Ad-Aware has certainly kept its software up to modern design and interface standards. Everything is well laid out.

Cons

Free alternatives: Similar apps already provide all the same features for free.

Bottom Line

By opening up a complete toolkit of online protection options, Personal Security has everything you need to stay completely safe online.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Don't download"

March 03, 2015  |  By Bell_Lucci

2015-03-03 20:10:46  |  By Bell_Lucci

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Personal Security 11.2.5952

Pros

ABSOLUTELY NONE!

Cons

If you are looking for an excuse to do a factory restore absolutely download this program otherwise steer clear.
This program will install trojans/viruses as it's installing.

Summary

Two hours after scanning which found no issues, my computer shut down and would not restart until I put in my restore disk.

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3 stars

"doesn't catch everything, need other screening agent."

January 30, 2014  |  By Ralph20--2008

2014-01-30 16:10:08  |  By Ralph20--2008

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Personal Security 11.1.5354

Pros

catches 50%+ of threats

Cons

see above!

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5 stars

"Made to fight against phishing."

January 14, 2013  |  By Nicezippy

2013-01-14 18:33:53  |  By Nicezippy

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Personal Security 10.4.49.4168

Pros

It allows you to stay protected all the time and not in the last time it gives the trust to do banking and shopping online.

Cons

Nothing to add.

Summary

Bug fixes!

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1 stars

"can not install in Win 8 in any compatibilitity"

December 24, 2012

2012-12-24 12:09:11

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Personal Security 10.4.49.4168

Pros

can not install in Win 8 in any compatibilitity. can not enter to website or forum - not have letters from they and purshase parole to account not work

Cons

not have any

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5 stars

"Top contender"

April 12, 2012  |  By cablecatcher

2012-04-12 11:38:29  |  By cablecatcher

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Personal Security 10

Pros

had problems with PC, but after running this software it cleaned up my PC and I am now up and running like normal.

Cons

If ever necessary...I will answer this particular question later. Need more time to test

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5 stars

"Feels & works Great !"

April 04, 2012

2012-04-04 12:34:01

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Personal Security 10

Pros

-The price is right at 12$!
-First time I see a snappy (fast) interface on any recent Anti-"anything". Feels really light.
-Detected my browser trying to go to a advert (had this for months running avast 6) - "Shop & Bank safely online" feature blocked it, then a Repair removed it. Bye bye Avast!
-Cool interface and simple enough right out of the box. I can recommend it to my mother :-)

Cons

Full scan took long the first time - I guess I should feel better protected.

Summary

Price is right. Feels light. Protected me from start. Cool Interface. Competitors should learn from this good move - i.e.: WE DON'T WANT BLOAT-WARE (Software bloat) ! Congrats adaware, you're on the right path to what WE the people want :-)

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1 stars

"confused why do we have to have the antivirus as well"

April 04, 2012  |  By Steven Limbrick

2012-04-04 07:49:44  |  By Steven Limbrick

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Personal Security 10

Pros

None I do not see any as it now has anti virus in with the spyware. This is pointless.

Cons

Looks like their is no adaware as we knew it i.e malware edition. Go to the site and it is so confusing. Is their no longer a free editon just for spyware. We now have to download one with anti virus which if we already have an anti virus we cannot. So what is the point of AdAware now. This means I am now open to more spyware as I cannot use this with another antivirus. This stinks.

Summary

Bad move

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 11.8.586.8535
Ad-Aware 11.8 features:
  • Now Compatible with Microsoft Windows 10
  • Upgraded Active Virus Control (AVC) SDK
  • New Anti-Spam SDK
  • Bug Fixes and Performance Enhancements
  • Improved Distribution of Definition Files
  • Easier Uninstallation Process
  • Improved Upgrade Process
General
Publisher Lavasoft
Publisher web site http://www.lavasoft.com
Release Date September 03, 2015
Date Added September 03, 2015
Version 11.8.586.8535
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Internet Security Software Suites
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.92MB
File Name Adaware_Installer.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 63,752
Downloads Last Week 47
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $18

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