Ad-aware

Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 16282 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.02
  • Total Downloads:
    388,764,272
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 20, 2000
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.83MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    59,059
  • Platform:
    Windows
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5 stars

"Detection is excellent."

March 04, 2015  |  By J90Bacon

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

This is hands down the best protection for malware and spyware out there today. The program is always running. The user interface is straighforward and easy to use. The scanning is super quick and smart, and I like the game mode a lot.

Cons

Works without any noticable conflicts.

Summary

An excellent program

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5 stars

"it's free for home users!"

March 04, 2015  |  By Wy-Mark

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

Free and works quietly in the background without interfering with my work. I can browse and shop online safely.

Cons

There are no problems.

Summary

I feel this product is good for all computer users.

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4 stars

"Comprehensive, free antivirus program."

March 04, 2015  |  By Ronosa27

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

"- Pleasing UI
- easy to use
- Real time protection
- Downloads & Email scans
- Game mode"

Cons

Once in a whiile it produces a pop-up ad.

Summary

Realtime protection, easy to setup and maintain, and completely FREE. It`s saved my butt many times.

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3 stars

"Simple but very effective"

March 04, 2015  |  By Solo-moises

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

Complete internet security, with all the features I need, and a complete feeling of safety online. It stays in the background, does not take up too much ram and I can keep working.

Cons

Keeps interfering with my work program.

Summary

Its free, its reliable and its not a memory hog.

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4 stars

"Always reliable virus blocker."

March 04, 2015  |  By Richwillie75

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

I don't have much experience with computers but this seems to do a good job. Installation and setup was a breeze. I really appreciate how simple it is to use.

Cons

The user "freindly" interface took a while to figure out for a first time user like me.

Summary

For a FREE antivirus i would say its very good

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4 stars

"Great little program"

March 04, 2015  |  By GoodrichShawn

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

Fast and thorough scans detect all viruses, very easy, small memory footprint, can literally play a game while scanning your computer.

Cons

User interface needs work

Summary

This is a good product, but not the best

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5 stars

"This is an excellent product."

March 03, 2015  |  By Mct3r3safadd3n

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

Free, simple to use and has kept my pc virus-free for almost 12 months now. This is an excellent product.

Cons

No hiccups.

Summary

Overall it's a great antivirus program.

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5 stars

"Wonderful FREE alternative."

March 03, 2015  |  By Elizadham

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

It does a marvelous job of cleaning up my computer without slowing it down. This is the first antivirus I've used, that doesn't ruin my computer. Thank you ad-aware!  

Cons

theres nothing i dont like about this program

Summary

This is the only free anti virus I'll use and recommend.

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5 stars

"#1 online security tool"

March 03, 2015  |  By D70Bowser

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

This anti-virus program has helped me clean up several friends computers. Installation and configuration are a breeze. It scans for all known threats and updates are automatic. This is my #1 tool for online security.

Cons

None really. The user interface isn't the pretiest, but it doesn't need to be fancy to protect your computer.

Summary

If you're looking for a fantastic FREE AV, please consider Ad-aware.

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5 stars

"Finds viruses and remove them."

March 03, 2015  |  By Boy-Rurns

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

Light-weight, has automatic updating, real time detection, email scanning, game mode, and fast virus scanning.

Cons

It's all good.

Summary

Full functions, excellent free program

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General
Publisher Lavasoft
Publisher web site http://www.lavasoft.com
Release Date November 20, 2000
Date Added November 20, 2000
Version 4.02
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows, Windows 95
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.83MB
File Name Adaware_Installer.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 388,764,272
Downloads Last Week 59,059
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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