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  • 5.0 stars

    "Free antivirus is very good."

    July 21, 2014  |   By Robbievazquez

    Version: Ad-Aware 11.2.5952

    Pros

    No complications with viruses or faulty program errors. It works silently in the back round. Nice extra features.

    Cons

    Have had no problems at all.

    Summary

    Keeps your PC clean and running without interference.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Lightweight & good detection."

    July 21, 2014  |   By rayhjohn68

    Version: Ad-Aware 11.2.5952

    Pros

    Everything! The automatic updates and live protection. Its effective watch on the system and the fact that it tells you what it has blocked and the potential dangers. The best performing AV for free!!!

    Cons

    I couldn't find anything wrong.

    Summary

    Catches everything.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Used Lavasoft Ad-aware to eliminate adware."

    July 20, 2014  |   By ejism

    Version: Ad-Aware 11.2.5952

    Pros

    Quick download. Thorough scan.

    Cons

    Ad-Aware found multiple adware and other viruses and Trojans. One problem. When I hit the clean button to quarantine the bad guys, Ad-Aware accomplished it's goal by deleting my entire user folder!! Nothing was left. Folder empty!! I ended up doing a system restore, which I wanted to avoid. I was able to retrieve basic user folders, but most personal files are gone. Some were backed up, but not all, that's on me.

    Summary

    Want to save some time and money? Keep a back up of your system and when you get a virus, do like Ad-Aware and just delete all of your files. "Kill 'em all and let God sort 'em out!" Nice. I do not recommend this product.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "My personal favorite."

    July 20, 2014  |   By Wens_Jacobo

    Version: Ad-Aware 11.2.5952

    Pros

    Easy to configure and use. Habitual and automatic updates ensure constant protection. It checks emails and websites for threats. Basically secured from all angles.

    Cons

    No cons at all.

    Summary

    Good product. Worth a try.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "As good as paid programs."

    July 20, 2014  |   By Lonnie85Jones

    Version: Ad-Aware 11.2.5952

    Pros

    I have it on 3 pc's because it does what it's supposed to do. I recomend to everyone. If you need more. Try the pro version.

    Cons

    The interface needs a makeover.

    Summary

    Works well without dragging down my system.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "A very efficient way to protect the computer."

    July 20, 2014  |   By Tyjeff

    Version: Ad-Aware 11.2.5952

    Pros

    Just like many other programs of this type it takes much of the worry and concern when utilizing the web. Anti-virus software is a must today and this antivirus comes with all the basics.

    Cons

    Safe browsing blocks too many websites.

    Summary

    Does as expected for a free program.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "The price is certainly right!"

    July 20, 2014  |   By Richl78

    Version: Ad-Aware 11.2.5952

    Pros

    Having used this, and the bought version, I can say that it has kept my PC virus free the last 3 years. A fairly fast, light, and reliable piece of software. Premium features like game mode and tech support are free with ad-aware.

    Cons

    None really.

    Summary

    The price is great and I couldn't expect better protection.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "I'm always protected."

    July 20, 2014  |   By Eddielop

    Version: Ad-Aware 11.2.5952

    Pros

    Easy install, automatic updates, doesn't use a lot of system resources. The scans are very thorough, and real time protection keeps viruses out like it's supposed to.

    Cons

    Works without a hitch.

    Summary

    Well worth the download.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "It's an unbelievable product."

    July 19, 2014  |   By K_olsen85

    Version: Ad-Aware 11.2.5952

    Pros

    Easy to install and virtually no setup effort required. The interface is simple enough. Scans are pretty fast, but what makes this great is the added features like game mode and safe browsing. You usually have to pay to features like that. Ad-aware includes them with the free version. Thank you very much!

    Cons

    Works without any complications.

    Summary

    Just get it. You wont regret it.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Why pay when Ad-aware is free??"

    July 19, 2014  |   By Santibanezed

    Version: Ad-Aware 11.2.5952

    Pros

    So far, I am very pleased with how it operates in the background and does not freeze up the whole computer.

    Cons

    Full scans obviously take longer.

    Summary

    Good, but needs improvment.

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