Ad-aware

Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 16452 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.5b
  • Total Downloads:
    389,296,076
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 15, 2001
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.96MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    130,339
  • Platform:
    Windows
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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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5 stars

"Very happy with it."

March 31, 2015  |  By Smitty944

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

Easy to install and set up. It runs non stop and updates automaticaly. I like that it tells me when it has found a threat. It gives me confidence in the program.

Cons

Can't think of one from my point of view.

Summary

I felt very secure while using it.

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5 stars

"Real Time Capability"

March 31, 2015  |  By Chsnyderr

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

Finally something to keep me safe when i use my computer and check the net and emails. I need something simple and this is it. Recommend to anyone.

Cons

None really. There are less cons than with similar programs.

Summary

Good product and worth a try.

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5 stars

"Any viruses will be prevented"

March 30, 2015  |  By Sherhills

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

After paying for Norton for so long I decided to try Ad-aware and I must admit, my computer seems to running better. The protection is always on and whenever I scan my computer I get a lot more results than previously.

Cons

I've been using Ad-aware for a few months now and have zero complaints.

Summary

I've tried a lot of different free (and paid) AV's, and this one is top notch.

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4 stars

"Runs well. Catches viruses"

March 30, 2015  |  By ChattyyAsh

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

I had this annoying pop-up that wouldn't go away until I used this. So far so good. Didn't have any trouble installing it and using it was very intuitive. My computer runs better now : )

Cons

Slows down start-up a little bit.

Summary

My personal choice for antivirus protection.

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5 stars

"You will not regret it."

March 30, 2015  |  By Winez91

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

The IT guy at work told me to get this. It works just like he said. I don't know too much about but computers so I really like how easy it is to use. I was able to scan and find what was messing up my computer.

Cons

None that i care to list.

Summary

It's simple. The interface is logical.

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4 stars

"Good AV, even better price!"

March 30, 2015  |  By T-speid

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

Mcafee ran out and I tried a couple of other programs but they just slowed down my computer. Finally had to re-install windows and the guy at the shop suggested ad-aware. It's to use and my computer isn't super slow when I scan it. It even warns me when I'm clicking on something I shouldn't.

Cons

Some false warnings.

Summary

Keeps viruses out like it's supposed to.

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General
Publisher Lavasoft
Publisher web site http://www.lavasoft.com
Release Date June 15, 2001
Date Added June 15, 2001
Version 5.5b
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows, Windows NT, Windows 95, Windows 2000
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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