Various versions and features of Ad-Aware

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Ad-Aware program was developed by Lavasoft and it is an anti-spyware and anti-virus program designed to identify and eliminate malware, spyware and adware on a user’s computer. In the 2008 Edition, Lavasoft equipped Ad-Aware Pro and Plus for the first time with an antivirus scanner, which utilizes Avira and this practice continued in the successive versions.

Ad Aware is Internet protection software that checks and deletes malware infections. It provides support with backdoor trojans, spyware, keyloggers and rootkits. It offers a free basic version and more sophisticated Business, Pro and Plus editions. Uninstalling the program is simple. One can either use the built-in uninstaller or the Windows operating system “Add/Remove Programs” feature. But there have been errors reported with these two removal methods, which may incline you uninstall the application manually.

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Lavasoft has made three versions of Ad-Aware available as of 2011. These are Ad-Aware Free Internet Security, Ad-Aware Pro Internet Security and Ad-Aware Total Security. Ad-Aware version for businesses, called Ad-Aware Business Edition has also been offered by lavasoft. This is intended for use over networks. Lavasoft also makes accessible an Ad-Aware spin-off product meant for online gamers and entertainment fans, called Ad-Aware Game Edition.

Every version of Ad-Adware comprises of anti-spyware and anti-rootkit protection, as well as added security against hazards. According to Lavasoft, Ad-Aware supports computer users in tackling malicious spyware, viruses, and malware. It provides security to users against malware which overpower a computer and lead to too much of advertising pop-ups, slowdown of computer activity and theft of significant private information. It helps in spotting harmful content on a user’s computer, perceiving the level of threat and then enables the user to eliminate unnecessary contents.

Ad-Aware Total Security allows you to use the internet without any disruptions. It protects private information from phishers and other online criminals while you indulge in net surfing, socializing, download music, pass files over e-mail or shop, and do your online banking. It also protects the family from cyber threats. It monitors online activity and keeps a watch on harmful infiltration. It also helps in maintaining the performance of the computer by using system tuning features and eliminating computer security threats. It safeguards photos, music and sensitive files by providing online facilities like maintaining backup, file shredding and data recovery. You can always try the trial version of Ad-Aware Total security through tursted free antivirus download sites.

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Ad-Aware tackles the most intricate and up-to-the-second forms of malware and gives users the authority to use the Internet how, when, and where they want. Genotype detection technology permits Ad-Aware to stay a step ahead of the any hazards by finding and stopping a malware even before it is released. Behavior-based heuristics methodology points out the latest and most pinpoints the newest and most significant forms of malware for today’s computer user. It may operate in s mode or advanced mode as per the user’s varying needs. Its download guard scans files before they are downloaded and protects the computer against any impending risks. Thus this antispyware program provides all that you need to secure and defend important data and files on the computer.


About the author: Sachin writes article on a range of topics related to different business sectors like internet, computer and antispyware. He is an enthusiastic writer who is fond with teaching and reading. Holding a long experience in the field he is currently associated with various institutions for writing.

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  1. Puneet says:

    Ad-aware Seems to be very promising. Is it free or paid?

  2. sai krishna says:

    thanks for let me know about this virus . nice share
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