Ad-Aware 2009 offers radically improved performance and efficiency, along with comprehensive malware protection. With real-time monitoring, threat alerts, and automatic updates you can rest easy knowing that you are protected. This free anti-spyware version provides you with advanced protection against spyware that secretly attaches and takes control of your computer, resulting in aggressive advertising pop-ups, sluggish computer activity, even identity theft through stolen bank details, passwords, and credit card account numbers.
- Redesigned Engine Benefit from superior program flexibility and more accurate scanning methods with all-new program architecture.
- Improved Code Sequence Identification (CSI) Technology Boost your privacy protection with precise detection of embedded malware, including known and emerging threats.
- Incremental Definition File Updates Save precious time and resources with smaller update files resulting in faster download times.
- TrackSweep - Control privacy by erasing tracks left behind while surfing the Web on Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Opera, with one easy click.
- Multiple Browser Support Choose Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Opera with expanded browser support.
- New Straightforward User Interface Effortlessly maneuver the complexities of malware detection and removal with our new user-friendly interface.
- User-Controlled Spyware Removal - Decide for yourself what to delete from your system and what to keep.
- Extensive Detection Database Stay protected with regular updates from the extensive library of identified and analyzed spyware.
- System Restore Point Easily revert back to your clean system to recover from a spyware attack.
What's New in version 8.0:
- Integrated Ad-Watch Live! Basic Immediately detect deceptive malware applications before they attack your personal information with integrated real-time process protection - suspend suspicious files and block malicious processes to prevent further integration into your system.
- Radically Improved Resource Efficiency Tread lightly on your systems resources with dramatic improvements to the memory usage.
- External Drive Scanning - Scan your external storage devices iPods, DVDs, USBs, and more for an additional layer of security.
- Customizable Profile Scans - Easily create and save a personalized scan profile so Ad-Aware only scans areas that you select.
- Lavasoft SmartSet - Scanning and cleaning is effortless with automatically configured settings for scans and recommended actions for found infections.
- Pin-Point Scanning - Easily assess suspicious files - right-click any file or folder to scan with Ad-Aware or to submit to ThreatWork for analysis.
- Detect, Remove AND Clean A step beyond simply detecting and removing malware, Ad-Aware intelligently cleans your system by removing all traces of the infection.
- Easy to Download, Install and Use - Effortlessly maneuver the complexities of malware detection and removal with our new, streamlined user interface.
- Full Integration with Windows Security Center - Get Ad-Aware protection and status notifications through the Windows Security Center.