Ad-aware

Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 16107 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.7
  • Total Downloads:
    387,859,624
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 27, 2002
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.84MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    70,168
  • Platform:
    Windows
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5 stars

"Hand me down <br />Hand me down"

January 24, 2015  |  By rapapapampam

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

my parents used Adaware on their computer at home so I decided to try it out when I had a virus. Worked out for the best! Thanks mom!

Cons

I was used to another program, this will take getting used to.

Summary

thanks mom and dad!

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5 stars

"At peace!!"

January 24, 2015  |  By JJJtripleJay

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

I finally have peace and wuiet on my computer, I kept getting pop ups with noise and it was unbearable, Adaware fixed that and many more issues!

Cons

the fact that those pop ups are gone, I can't complain

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5 stars

"Stats+++!!"

January 24, 2015  |  By sellmesomethinggood12

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

Design - 5 Performance - 5 Ease of use - 5 Add-ons - 4.5 Definition Updates - 5

Cons

The Add-ons were not included in the free version I really wanted to see the safe banking feature

Summary

I believe I'll upgrade in the near future

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4 stars

"Pretty good!"

January 24, 2015  |  By forgetaboutaladin

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

pretty design with lots of buttons all over to make it easy to navigate which makes for easy functionality

Cons

Wish I could make the writing bigger

Summary

great reliability when you need it

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5 stars

"Downloaded yesterday"

January 24, 2015  |  By beattothebeat

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

what a great product AdAware has pretty much made a full recovery of my computer that was fully infected of 394 files. A quick scan and a quick enough restart

Cons

Required a couple restarts seemed odd but worked out

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5 stars

"So easy my kid can do it <br />So easy my kid can do it"

January 24, 2015  |  By MadullaablamgataKFC

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

I taught my son how to use Adaware when the computer is running slow and he does it without a problem!

Cons

now that I showed him how to use, I found the parental control turned off.

Summary

Simple enough for a child to use!

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1 stars

"Sad excuse for Anti-Virus"

January 21, 2015  |  By ganerd

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

Works better than nothing.

Cons

Is not THOROUGH and if used with another Antivirus, it is often confused as a virus ... sad situation.

Summary

Got hit bad while depending on it. Removed it and used AVG-free instead.
BTW: After reviewing a few evaluations/reviews, I see there are CLEARLY a NUMBER of PAID comments!? Sorry, I cannot trust a company who BUYS their "recommendations" :(

Updated on Jan 21, 2015

Started to have 2 stars until I saw all the fraudulent PAID "RECOMMENDATIONS."
then I dropped it to ONE star,. WISH I COULD GIVE IT negative 100 and count against the numerous PAID votes. I HATE LAIRS AND FRAUD!!!

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4 stars

"Sure thing"

January 21, 2015  |  By aLlamaIusedtoKnow

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

You simply ant go wrong with free, and protected. You can't! I love Adaware it really suits my laptop and fulfills its defensive needs.

Cons

I like options! But there are so many!

Summary

i like the simpler things with less options but I love the result im given in the end!

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4 stars

"Download protection"

January 21, 2015  |  By wholovestheirjob

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

adaware spared me the trouble of downloading what looked like it was gonna be a HUGE Trojan virus. It prompted me to stop myself before even hit save file. Phew!

Cons

had it not been for Adaware if be in big trouble right now

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5 stars

"Activated."

January 21, 2015  |  By Faulkoffalready

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.5.202.7299

Pros

Activated for free!! All I had to do was put in my email and they sent me a free key! I even have the option to upgrade to pro security at a discount now if I feel I need it

Cons

Room a while to receive the email but once I did we were up and running!

Summary

everything is great !

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General
Publisher Lavasoft
Publisher web site http://www.lavasoft.com
Release Date March 27, 2002
Date Added March 27, 2002
Version 5.7
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows 95, Windows, Windows 98
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.84MB
File Name Adaware_Installer.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 387,859,624
Downloads Last Week 70,168
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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