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Adaware Review – Does Adaware Really Work?

By 23.10.2023No Comments

Adaware, a product from cybersecurity company Lavasoft, (formerly known as Ad-Aware), is designed to stop the kinds of privacy-related threats and rogue applications that many users are unaware. Adaware is a collection of programs that track your browsing habits, courses that hijack the start page of your browser, and applications that display annoying advertising at the worst times. This free program also offers an array of extra features to increase security and keep your device running efficiently.

Adaware detected most of the malware that we threw its way. However, it had trouble removing some, however. It does come with several useful extras such as a privacy monitor a registry scanner, a file shredder and advanced network monitoring. Adaware doesn’t provide the same level of protection as most popular antivirus software.

The last time adaware participated in the AV-Test lab tests, it was able to block only ninety five. 4% of 0-day threats and 97% of known risks. These aren’t bad numbers, but they’re not far from the top security suites.

Adaware users who are looking for improved performance should look into alternatives. We suggest Kaspersky, Bitdefender and others due to their reliability during real-world testing. Some users might be disappointed that only users of the Pro and Total plans have access to online customer and technical support. On its website, the company provides various information and frequently asked questions.