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AdwCleaner is a free tool that will scan your computer and efficiently removes Adware (ads softwares), PUP/LPI (Potentially Undesirable Program), Toolbars, Hijacker (Hijack of the browser's homepage). It also features anti adware host that will help to prevent advertising software from installing on your machine. It works with a Search and Delete mode. It can be easily uninstalled using the mode "Uninstall".
What's new in this version:
- Fixed bug in generic tasks detection
- Added new module to detect infected "shell command" keys
- Re-enabled Chrome preferences detection
- Local database v01-05-2016.2
- Added "HKCU\..\ElevationPolicy" to handled keys
- Chrome and Firefox tab now have icons if installed