Ad-aware

Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 16433 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.0
  • Total Downloads:
    389,296,076
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 11, 2003
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.96MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    130,339
  • Platform:
    Windows
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4 stars

"Good free antivirus."

March 28, 2015  |  By Mcsallay

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

It is quick, easy to use, works like they say it does with no complications ever.

Cons

User interface is boring , lacking features other free antiviruses have.

Summary

Seems all right in everything.

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5 stars

"Believe me, it's the best !"

March 28, 2015  |  By Meganscripe

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

"This little program was so good, I was becoming excited, sad I know, but I have no life.
This is the one and only virus programme you wil ever need, I think I am in love with it.
Need I say more...."

Cons

There's hardly any really.

Summary

everything works just fine!!

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5 stars

"It turns your PC into a Fortress"

March 28, 2015  |  By Twall7999

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

Best anti-virus ever for me. I wouldn't change it for any other one at the moment. I found it exremley useful with persistant malware that kept popping up when I was browsing the internet. Most other anti-virus applications blocked them but giving me a blank internet page! I had to refresh each time to get to the page I wanted to go. This was very frustrating for me and my family who are regular internet users. Ad-aware worked from start, blocking any adware/malware without us even noticing any change in browsing.

Cons

Have not had any problems.

Summary

It has kept me (my computer) virus free since I have used it.

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4 stars

"Works as advertised"

March 28, 2015  |  By Melstewqq

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

Experience with installations on several Windows boxes shows consistently high-levels of protection, with low system resource requirements.

Cons

Full scans are a little bit slow,but not to bad.

Summary

A good product that can still be improved significantly.

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4 stars

"The best antivirus I have tested"

March 28, 2015  |  By Byrd78D

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

Light software,Simple interface, fast scanner & good Virus detection rate

Cons

Haven't found any yet.

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4 stars

"Well done Ad-aware."

March 28, 2015  |  By thomartin3234

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

This product is very easy to use . It is a clean interface, updates whenever you want and is easy to install. It looks at both incoming and outgoing mail and can be associated with downloads as well. Great product!

Cons

Deep scan is rather slow.

Summary

Excellent choice for home computing.

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4 stars

"Good to prevent viruses"

March 27, 2015  |  By PrinceD-arrell

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

Excellent detection and blocking;
Low system resources
User-friendly interface and pane

Cons

I have no problems with it

Summary

Recommended for most purposes.

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5 stars

"Fast & Light On Computer."

March 27, 2015  |  By larich69

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

It has a simple interface which I like a lot, it has good detection rates, its light on the memory and for being free it does what its supposed to do.

Cons

Nothing comes to mind.

Summary

it is very powerful Antivirus very light on system resources very easy to use and it is free.

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4 stars

"My favorite free antivirus for years."

March 27, 2015  |  By Fierro-Gg

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

I still think it is the best antivirus that is not slow or resourceful on a computer that is old or new.

Cons

The only thing I don't like the toolbar.

Summary

Free Ad-aware is great...I don't need other antivirus

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5 stars

"Good protection to my PC."

March 27, 2015  |  By Burn69glenn

 |  Version: Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + 11.6.306.7947

Pros

The security, performance, interface, ease of use and overall protection of this program is the best!!! It provides everything under the sun without hogging your computer resources. Sleek interface. Comprehensive options for customizability.

Cons

Hasn't given me any trouble.

Summary

Great protection. Ad-aware saved my computer many times.

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General
Publisher Lavasoft
Publisher web site http://www.lavasoft.com
Release Date February 11, 2003
Date Added February 11, 2003
Version 6.0
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Privacy Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 95, Windows Me, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
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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