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  • License: Freeware
  • Last update: 6 years ago
  • Total downloads: 273
  • Price: Free |
  • Operating system: WinXP, Win2003, Win2000, Win Vista, Windows 7
  • Publisher: Lavasoft (1 other programs)
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windows default iconAd-Aware 2009 Publisher's description

Real-time protection against spyware, trojans, rootkits, hijackers, keyloggers, and more!

Real-time protection against spyware, trojans, rootkits, hijackers, keyloggers, and more!

We have taken the security product millions of people know and trust one step further to give all users the power to protect themselves. By combining Lavasoft's pioneer anti-spyware technology with advanced Genotype detection, Ad-Aware Free is your proactive malware removal tool, allowing you to combat today's toughest cyber threats.

Ad-Aware Free Anti-Malware features real-time protection, a rootkit removal system, e-mail scanning, automatic updates, and much more — to ensure that you have the power to protect yourself online.

Features :

# Core Malware Protection
A power-packed combination of our pioneer anti-spyware technology together with rootkit protection and advanced Genotype detection to provide proactive malware protection, including protection against spyware, blended malware, trojans, rootkits, hijackers, keyloggers, and much more.
# Ad-Watch Live! Basic
Integrated real-time process protection blocks malicious processes and infected programs that try to start or run on your system, to prevent them from further integration in your system.
# NEW!Genotype Detection Technology
Based on heuristics, genotype allows Ad-Aware to stay one step ahead of today's ever-evolving threats, as well as threats that have not yet been created. For in-depth information on this technology, please click here.
# NEW!Behavior-Based Heuristics Detection
Extra Sensory Protection allows you to go a step beyond detecting known threats — the heuristics detection finds and blocks unknown and emerging threats and stops deceptive malware and cyber thieves before they attack your personal information.
# NEW!Rootkit Removal System
Cutting edge anti-rootkit technology protects you from hidden threats and stealth attacks that are designed to gain access to your system by avoiding detection.
# NEW!The Neutralizer
Advanced removal tool combats malware that attempts to restore itself even after rebooting your system
# NEW!Download Guard for Internet Explorer
Most people are aware of the dangers and the risk when downloading files from the web. IE Download Guard provides an additional layer of protection that lets you download files on Internet Explorer confidently. If the file is malicious, you will simply be notified during the download process so that you can take action before any malware can infiltrate your system.
# NEW!E-mail Scanner
Keeps you safe from malware entering your system through your e-mail. E-mail Scanner scans each incoming e-mail in Microsoft Outlook, alerting you to malicious attachments and images so you can prevent threats from invading your inbox.
# Detect, Remove and Repair
Ad-Aware intelligently cleans your system by removing all traces of the infection.
# Minimal Strain on System Resources
Improvements to computer resource usage mean you have protection that doesn't slow your computer down.
# Easy to install & Use
We know not all users have the same needs, so we give you the power to decide how you want to interact with Ad-Aware.
- Simple Mode allows you to set and forget - by using our expert recommended settings, no interaction is needed from your part, making using the program as easy as possible.
- Advanced Mode lets you customize all the settings as you choose, to tailor everything to your specific needs.
# Lavasoft SmartSet
Let the experts at Lavasoft guide you. Lavasoft SmartSet makes scanning and cleaning as easy as possible — by providing settings for scans and recommended actions for found infections. All you have to do is set and forget.
# External Drive Scanning
Scan your external storage device, iPod, USB's, or any other drives that you connect to your PC for an additional layer of security.
# Pin-Point Scanning
Quickly identify whether a suspicious file is safe or malicious - Right click any file or folder to perform an immediate scan, or send it to ThreatWork Alliance for analysis.
# Automatic Updates
Continuous pulse updates to guard your privacy against cyber attacks.

What's New in This Release:

· With this new version of Ad-Aware, we have focused on our core consumer needs, by providing advanced threat protection for Free and Pro – including anti-virus, anti-spyware, and anti-malware - with new, innovative detection technologies for maximum protection against emerging cyber threats, as well as those threats that have not yet been created.

System Requirements:

Processor : P600 MHz or better
RAM : Operating system + 100 MB
Hard Disk : 100 MB free space recommended
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), Windows Vista (32 and 64-bit), Windows XP (32-bit), Windows 2000 Pro

Supported Languages

English, French, German, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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