It still doesn't have the brand trust of competitors such as but it’s now certainly an antivirus to be reckoned with.
Although Adaware Antivirus Free is comprehensive and powerful enough for most needs, there are actually 4 other versions of Ad-Aware available offering slightly different functionality which is something that users of Ad-Aware might find confusing under the settings of Advanced Protection.
You can also schedule scans, a must-have option for a modern antivirus.
Scans aren’t particularly quick but can be paused if you find they are slowing down your system too much.
For those in search of serious protection, it may be worth checking-out what Total Security can offer.
Ad-Aware Free features real-time anti-malware protection, rootkit protection, and community-driven initiatives.
Also, the debug data now includes the Ad Block 'paused' state. - Updated the contact information for the Hungarian and Hebrew filter lists.
- Fixed text display issue on Ad Block menu - Fixed an issue with the build process to include all necessary files.
In version 10, developers Lavasoft made the jump from anti-spyware to fully-fledged antivirus.Version number: Varies by device Latest changes: - Removed all HTML tags from locale messages. - Updated 'bandaids' processing to help block ads on certain web sites.- Updated the 'success' text on the ' Debug Report' page.In version 11 and 12, they've improved and tweaked it to produce a security suite which they claim significantly outperforms all other free anti-virus and anti-malware products.View full description Most users will be familiar with Adaware Antivirus Free, the anti-spyware app that’s been around for over a decade.This will annoy some users who would prefer a fully comprehensive free version but at least Adaware doesn’t nag you to upgrade.