Adaware Review - Does Adaware Really Work?

Adaware, a product of cybersecurity provider Lavasoft, (formerly known as Ad-Aware) It is designed to fight the various types of malicious apps and privacy invasions of which many consumers are not aware. This includes programs that path your surfing habits, courses that hijack the start page of your browser and applications that display irritating advertising at the most uncomfortable times. This free program offers several features that will boost your device’s security, and ensure it runs smoothly.

Adaware detected most of the malware that we tossed its way. It had trouble getting rid of some malware, however. The program includes a few useful extras, including privacy monitors and a registry scanner. It also includes an advanced file shredder, network monitoring, as well as a privacy watch. It’s worth noting, though, that adaware doesn’t offer the same level of protection as some of industry’s leading antivirus tools.

The last time adaware was a participant in AV-Test lab tests, it was able to block only ninety-five. 4% of 0-day risks and 97% known risks. These aren’t awful scores however they aren’t as good as the best security suites can do.

Anyone who wants adware to perform better, should look at alternatives. We suggest Kaspersky, Bitdefender and others because they are known for their reliability and effectiveness in real-world testing. Additionally, only Pro and Total plan users have access to online technical and customer support, which may be a bit disappointing for some users. The company does offer numerous information and Frequently Asked Questions on its website, however.