Ad-Aware SE Personal Edition
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Full user review
"STAY AWAY FROM THIS PRODUCT."
None at all....
Slows down and clogs your system.
Lavasoft safe search hijacks you browser and replaces the tool bar with Blekko - which many sites are describing as a virus and extremely difficult to get rid of. Blekko is not a legitimate seach engine. Rather, it redirects you to commerical sites (for the purpose of spamming???)
Lavasoft should be ashamed of this product. The Blekko issue alone should be enough to totally ruin their reputation.I tried to remove it with add/remove programs from the control panel but I was still having real issues with Blekko and my computer. I called Lavasoft 800 support number after my two laptops were practically paralyzed from downloading ad aware. I got a tech guy (from India) who said my problems were a result of not correctly uninstalling the software but he said could be fix it. I had to allow him access to my computer through logmein.123 which I did. He then started showing me all the problems that needed to be fixed and that he was going to redirect me to his manager. The manager then told me that my computer was full of corrupt files etc and that I needed to pay $100 to have it fixed otherwise it was serious. I asked him simply to remove the ad aware and the Blekko and I would deal with the rest. He said they would fix nothing unless I paid. I hung up very upset.
I solved the Blekko problems by reconfiguring my browsers and /or uninstalling and reinstalling. I have found several sites which strongly recommend you remove all the vestiges of the intrusive Blekko from your registry as well.