Adware Away

Adware Away

Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 47 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
2.2.7
File Size:
1.02MB
Date Added:
December 07, 2004
Price:
Free to try (5-day trial); $29.95 to buy
Operating Systems:
Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Total Downloads:
292,039
Downloads Last Week:
45
Additional Requirements:
Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP

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  • All Versions:

    3.7

    out of 47 votes

    • 5 star: 25
    • 4 star: 8
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 3
    • 1 star: 10
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  • 1 stars

    "Total Scam"

    September 23, 2012   |   By hitchrk

    Version: Adware Away 4.1

    Pros

    None. All these positive reviews must be schills who made the product.

    Cons

    I ordered their "one time fix", well, first it's a pain because you have to do a scan and send them the log file, but then the E-mail they gave me is a fake address, so basically I never heard from them and wasted my money and I still have the problem. They have no phone number and their official address also returns undeliverable.

    Summary

    Anyone thinking there is a "free" trial don't be fooled, they just let you download the product, it does a scan, and ofcourse finds tons of things "wrong" with your computer, BUT, naturally you must pay for full version to fix them. Don't fall for their one time fix scam either (see above).

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  • 5 stars

    "find stuff that other security programs donot find"

    December 09, 2010   |   By jiahuijoan

    Version: Adware Away 4.0.k

    Pros

    did the work it states

    Cons

    worth to try

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  • 1 stars

    "Junk. A rogue program."

    October 11, 2010   |   By HaytonRudston

    Version: Adware Away 4.0.k

    Pros

    Having it gone from my system.

    Cons

    It's been identified as a rogue product by a lot of people, and I don't see too many signs of lawsuits. I tried the free version and was not impressed by its scaremongering tactics. I suspect that it created problems just in order to find them.

    Summary

    The free-trial version "finds" errors and makes a fuss about how much in danger your system is. But it won't fix them, for that you have to buy the regular product. Well, no other security program was able to rediscover the malware that this found;
    it took Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (or possibly Spybot) to get rid of it from my PC; and I have a strong suspicion that it's left traces of itself lingering still, which keep being detected by the other security scanners. No problems before downloading this; persistent registry warnings from (eg) Windows Live OneCare safety scanner ever since.

    I wonder if all the people who wrote such glowing reviews of this product can possibly have tried the free version, or did they jump straight in and buy the full-price version?

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  • 4 stars

    "Found malware that other products could not."

    September 10, 2010   |   By jenny_o

    Version: Adware Away 4.0.k

    Pros

    Installation is fast, though it is a bit cumbersome when starting the program for the first time - several updates were necessary before I could begin. However, once it started it quickly found the cause of the problems.

    Cons

    I would prefer a true trial version - the free version is scan only. If it finds malware, you have to purchase the program for $35 in order to have the program remove it.

    Summary

    There is a money back guarantee...if the product is unable to remove the malware, there is an option to have support do a custom removal. So far this product has done exactly what it says it does.

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  • 5 stars

    "I like this one"

    August 20, 2010   |   By Mao0812

    Version: Adware Away 4.0.k

    Pros

    fast and effective

    Cons

    nothing yet

    Summary

    it impressed me by its fast and effective scan & remover

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  • 5 stars

    "Finally this one get rid of the malware on my computer"

    August 07, 2010   |   By vousj

    Version: Adware Away 4.0.k

    Pros

    tried many other free programs, some malware still show up in my computer, making my computer run very slow, after trying adware away and get prompt support service from their support team, now my computer runs smoothly like new

    Cons

    so far nothing i don't like

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  • 5 stars

    "excellent technical support"

    July 21, 2010   |   By decaf2111

    Version: Adware Away 4.0.k

    Pros

    I tried the software, it didn't fix the malware problem in my computer, but their technical support team gave me prompt and effective help, i like this software and service.

    Cons

    it changed me from unlike to like by their excellent tech support service.

    Summary

    their tech support guy is professional

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  • 5 stars

    "it worthy the cost"

    July 13, 2010   |   By fifa2010

    Version: Adware Away 4.0.k

    Pros

    Tried many free software to remove a rogue program from my computer, finally i ended up purchasing this one and it worked like a charm.

    Cons

    nothing i do not like

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  • 5 stars

    "excellent program and service"

    July 09, 2010   |   By junyangziming

    Version: Adware Away 4.0.k

    Pros

    easy to use, prompt response from their tech support

    Cons

    nothing so far

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  • 4 stars

    "The ultimate solution for about:blank problem"

    July 09, 2010   |   By frapptay

    Version: Adware Away 4.0.k

    Pros

    Easy to use and does the job that it states, a complete solution to remove about:blank hijacker

    Cons

    it will be perfect to have a real time protection

    Summary

    fast and effective, do exactly what it states.

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