Ad-aware

Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 16458 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.6
  • Total Downloads:
    389,296,076
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 09, 2001
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.96MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    130,339
  • Platform:
    Windows
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5 stars

"Such a wonderful tool."

April 01, 2015  |  By ayebisha

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

I like it because its free, and it keeps my computer clean of viruses.

Cons

Honestly could not think of anything I didn't like.

Summary

I hope it's always free.

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5 stars

"Ad Aware is a great choice"

April 01, 2015  |  By M73talley

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

This is a solid all around antivirus, the detection really is immediate and the initial scan is quick and effective. Also, the safe search is much better than the ones of other security softwares.

Cons

No complications with viruses or faulty program errors.

Summary

It does catch viruses. Runs in the background.

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3 stars

"Decent free anti-virus look no further."

April 01, 2015  |  By Joaguil

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

Easy to install , easy to use , the best most secure and most un-intrusive program I've used - and I have used almost all of them.

Cons

Lack of some features.

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5 stars

"The only effective free antivirus"

April 01, 2015  |  By Demko-greg

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

Always protected in real-time. automatic updates, virus definitions always current, a true set it and forget it solution - very easy.

Cons

No problems.

Summary

Highly recommend to students like me.

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4 stars

"Great Product and service"

April 01, 2015  |  By rubyeed

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

Scans without slowing my computer down much; free; can be configured to scan email, internet, backup drives.

Cons

A little bit slow but acceptable.

Summary

Keeps your PC clean and running without interference. I would recommend it anytime.

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5 stars

"Reliable piece of software"

April 01, 2015  |  By Headwhitebran

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

Doesn't hog memory at all, doesn't load your computer with junk. Picks up threats instantly and makes it really easy to fix problems on the fly.

Cons

Nothing bad to report.

Summary

It seems to be quite reliable

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4 stars

"Stopped a lot of threats."

March 31, 2015  |  By jirma74

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

The program offers quite a lot of protection. The scans can be long and tediues at times, but the real time protection is always on. The updates are quick, and easy. The interface is nice and easy to navigate through.

Cons

Scans are a bit slow.

Summary

Works by itself. Updates and protects.

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5 stars

"The best free antivirus protection you can get."

March 31, 2015  |  By Jultzzz

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

The best free antivirus for a gaming PC, fast scans and overall protection is enough for a home user. Download this program if you wan't speed, stability, and Security at the same time.

Cons

Great. Didn't have any issues.

Summary

Essential for anyone who uses the internet.

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4 stars

"Worked great for me!!"

March 31, 2015  |  By Lucille-c91

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

Good Detection Rate, smooth updates, flexible and fairly light on system resources, and free.

Cons

The interface needs a makeover.

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5 stars

"It has solved all my PC issues."

March 31, 2015  |  By lindroeder

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

It Just Works. It quickly updates and seems to catch everyything! My computer has been running better than ever since I made the switch.

Cons

Nothing. I have found nothing wrong yet.

Summary

Keeps my PC virus free.

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General
Publisher Lavasoft
Publisher web site http://www.lavasoft.com
Release Date April 09, 2001
Date Added April 09, 2001
Version 4.6
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.96MB
File Name Adaware_Installer.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 389,296,076
Downloads Last Week 130,339
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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