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Adaware Review – Does Adaware Really Work?

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Adaware, which is a product of cybersecurity provider Lavasoft, (formerly known as Ad-Aware) It is designed to combat the types of malicious apps and privacy invasions of which many consumers are unaware. It includes programs that alter your surfing habits, courses that hijack the start page of your browser and applications that display irritating advertising at the most unsettling times. This program is free and comes with a number of features that will boost your device's security and ensure it runs smoothly.

In our tests, adaware was able to identify the majority of the malware we put at it. However, it had trouble removing some, however. The program does have several useful extras like a privacy monitor, a registry scanner, a file shredder and advanced monitoring of network. It's worth noting however, that Adaware doesn't provide quite as much protection as some of the industry's leading antivirus tools.

Adaware's last participation in AV Test lab tests resulted in the blocking of only 95. 4.4% of threats that are not a day old and 97% of known risks. These aren't terrible scores however they're not even far from the top security suites.

Anyone who wants adware to perform better, should look at the alternatives. We recommend Kaspersky, Bitdefender and others because they are known for their reliability and effectiveness in real-world testing. Some users may be disappointed that only users of the Pro and Total plans have access to technical and customer support via the internet. The company does provide a variety of information and frequently asked questions on its website, though.