Manufactured by cybersecurity provider Lavasoft (formerly often known as Ad-Aware) Adaware’s mission is to tackle the types of rogue apps and privacy threats that a majority of consumers aren’t even aware of. It includes programs that alter your surfing habits, programs that hijack the web page that opens your browser and applications that display irritating advertisements at the most uncomfortable times. This free software comes with various features that will boost your device’s security and ensure that it runs smoothly.
Adaware recognized the majority of malware we threw its way. However, it had trouble removing certain malware. The program comes with a number of helpful extras such as a privacy monitor a registry scanner, file shredder, and advanced monitoring of networks. Adaware isn’t as much protection as the top antivirus software.
Adaware’s last participation in AV Test lab tests resulted in a blockage of just 95. The threat rate was 4% for 0-day threats and 97% of known risks. These aren’t awful scores but they don’t come close to what the most powerful security suites do.
Users who want adaware to perform better, should look at the alternatives. We suggest Kaspersky, Bitdefender and others due to their reliability and effectiveness in real-world testing. Additionally, only Pro and Total plan users have access to online technical and customer support, which could be a little disappointing for some users. The company does offer a variety of information and frequently asked questions on its website, but.