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Ad-Aware is an award winning anti-spyware software that protects your Windows PC against wide variety of online threats. Its world class security measures provide you with power to protect your files and yourself against any potential cyber criminals. Ever since its creation in 1999 by Lavasoft, software development company from Germany that has specialized in creation of award winning anti-spyware software, of wich Ad-Aware is their most popular and respected product. According to some measurements, Ad-Aware was downloaded over 500 million times only from its original download destination, giving cause to researchers to think that over 1 billion PCs have in one time or another came in contact with Ad-Aware and its highly effective protective algorithms.
Ad-Aware uses real-time protection and behavior-based detection that find suspicious threats before they manage to integrate themselves to your PC. Among other features, it uses rootkit protection and advanced Genocode detection technology to protect your PC from viruses, spywares, Trojans, rootkits, identity thieves and online fraudsters.This wide selection of protection can make any PC completely guarded against all kinds of online threats, including even protection against aggressive advertising popups in your browser.
In addition to free version of Ad-Aware that you can download here, Lavasoft also offers wide suite of premium antispyware solutions for both private individuals and businesses, with expert technical support that can offer you personalized assistance to all problems you can encounter while combating online software threats.
Ad-Aware Main Features:
- Comprehensive Malware Protection
- Ad-Watch Live! Basic Real-time Protection
- Genocode Detection Technology
- Behavior-Based Heuristics Detection
- Rootkit Removal System
- The Neutralizer Malware Removal Tool
- Download Guard for Internet Explorer
- The Scheduler
- Easy to Install & Use
- Automatic Updates
Note: As of March 29th 2012, Ad-Aware 9.6 is no longer developed. Its feature-identical successor is Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+.