Adaware Review – Does Adaware Really Work?

Adaware, which is a product of cybersecurity company Lavasoft, (formerly known as Ad-Aware) is designed to combat the types of rogue apps and privacy invasions that many users are unaware. Adaware is a suite of programs that monitor your browsing habits, courses that hijack the browser’s homepage and applications that show annoying ads at the most inappropriate times. This free software comes with many features that can increase your device’s security and ensure that it runs smoothly.

In our tests, adaware was able to identify the majority of the malware we threw at it. However, it had trouble removing certain malware. The program does include a number of helpful extras like a privacy monitoring tool, a registry scanner, file shredder, and advanced network monitoring. It is worth noting, though, that adaware doesn’t provide quite as much protection as some of top antivirus tools in the market.

Adaware’s previous participation in AV Test lab tests resulted in the blocking of just 95. The 4% of risks that are 0-day and 97% of known threats. They’re not terrible but they don’t compare to the top security suites do.

Adaware users who want better performance should consider alternatives. We particularly recommend Kaspersky and Bitdefender both of which are well-known for their reliable performance in real-world tests. Additionally, only Pro and Total plan users receive access to online technical and customer support. This can be a bit disappointing for certain users. The company does provide various information and frequently asked questions on its website.

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