Ad-Aware Free Antivirus Publisher's description
Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+
At Lavasoft, we believe that every computer user, regardless of economic status or geographic location, must have
the power to control their individual privacy and security when they use the Internet. That is why we continue to
offer Ad-Aware Free, a proactive malware removal tool that allows users to combat today’s toughest cyber threats.
With over 450 million downloads worldwide, Ad-Aware Free delivers a proven technology trusted and used by
more people than any other online security product. Ad-Aware Free features real-time anti-malware protection,
rootkit protection, and community-driven initiatives to ensure that you have the power to protect yourself online.
Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ now includes the following features that were, up to now, reserved for our paid products:
- Gaming (silent) mode
- Advanced Rootkit Protection
- Enhanced Real-Time Protection
- Download protection to block malicious files before they are written to disk
What's New in This Release:New, fluid User-Interface:
- Designed for ease and usability. Easy to download, install and use, Ad-Aware 11 now sports a light, fluid UI that is a step-up from our previous version with a light, contemporary and modern design. Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + contains the essential protection features - simply enter your key in the UI to download and/or unlock the power of our premium versions.
- It’s a superfast antivirus that complements our legendary anti-spyware.
- Ad-Aware offers a superfast antivirus engine that works alongside our legendary anti-spyware technology. Two engines work together to block malware from traditional viruses to the more common spyware attacks. Because both engines are made to work together, there are no conflicts or slow-downs typically associated with running two separate security programs – there’s just one easy and superfast security solution.With automatic updates available several times a day, you can rest assured that your computer and files are protected from the ever-evolving threats of the web.
- The world’s most trusted. 450 million downloads and counting.
- With over 1 billion attacks stopped, there is no doubt Lavasoft knows a thing or two about how to stop cybercriminals. Real-Time Detection continue to provide a legendary defense against Trojans, password stealers, key-loggers, spyware, adware, fraudsters and identity thieves.
- Immediately detect malware before it harms your PC.
- Ad-Aware’s Real-Time Protection immediately detects and blocks malware. Powered by behavior-based heuristic scanning, which blocks or suspends malicious processes and infected files that try to start or connect to your system. Ad-Aware’s Ehanced Real-Time Protection effectively prevents malware from damaging your PC or accessing your personal files.
Real-time process protection:
- Blocks or suspends malicious processes and infected files that try to start or connect to your system preventing them from further infecting your system.
Real-time registry protection:
- Advanced detection of attempted registry changes, a favorite target for many malware distributors. Ad-Aware 11 alerts you when a program tries to make changes to your registry, giving you the power to block the threat or to allow access.
Real-time network protection:
- Monitors outgoing network traffic and blocks connections to blacklisted IP addresses and known malicious websites, identifying and stopping active threats.
- Download photos, music and movies with confidence.It is becoming increasingly popular for cyber-criminals to upload contaminated files into what appears to be the latest movies, software programs or even music. A user who inadvertently downloads such a file exposes his PC and his network to the whims of hackers and puts himself at risk of having his identity stolen or his computer compromised.
- Ad-Aware automatically scans files before they are downloaded on your hard-drive and detects malware before it can ever be launched. Its real-time protection quarantines infected files preventing them from damaging your system.
- Protection while you browse the web.
- Ad-Aware’s Safe Browsing feature scans for known bad URLs and websites. It’s a great way to protect yourself from the newest malware being distributed.
- The Safe Browsing engine constantly checks sites against a constantly updated list of reported malware infected sites.
- Ad-Aware Safe Browsing protects you while you browse the web. Every URL is carefully scanned in real-time against a constantly updated list of suspected malware and phishing sites. If you click on a dangerous link while browsing the web or while reading an e-mail, Ad-Aware Safe Browsing will immediately warn you of the site’s risk status.
- Play games and watch movies without being disturbed.
- Ad-Aware was the first free antivirus program to include a game mode (sometimes called silent mode). In Game Mode, your computer remains protected while you play your games or watch a movie without the interruptions or strain on system resources that other security software programs often cause. Game Mode suspends alerts, system scans and auto-updates while you work or play without compromising your security.
System Requirements:No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall