Ad-Aware, the popular anti-spyware software that provides real-time protection against spyware, trojans, rootkits, hijackers, keyloggers, malwares etc has released its latest version as part of the 10th year anniversary celebration! Now, download Ad-Aware Anniversary Edition for free!

AdAware Anniversary Edition promise to be significantly lighter and faster than previous versions. They use 74% less memory than Ad-Aware 2008, only uses 18% of the CPU during scans (which they say is much less than competitor products like AVG, Kaspersky, Norton, and PC Tools) and scans 36 MB per second which is like 4 times faster than AVG. See more comparative performance charts.


What’s new:

* Radically reduced computer resource use: Only 18% of CPU during scans – Improved 60% over the previous version, and markedly better than top competitors including AVG, Kaspersky, Norton 360, and PC Tools
* Rapid scans hitting 36 MB per second: Top scanning speed over AVG, Kaspersky, Norton, and PC Tools
* Behavior-based heuristics methodology to pinpoint the newest forms of malware
* Overhauled real-time blocking with the newly integrated Ad-Watch Live!
* Lavasoft SmartSet: Default settings based on our expert recommendations mean you are ‘good to go’ immediately after installation
* Lavasoft Toolbox: includes AutoStart Manager, ThreatWork, Process Watch and Hosts File Editor
* Real-time blocking and rootkit protection now also included with the Free version
* Available in English, Portuguese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Spanish, Traditional Chinese (new), Simplified Chinese (new), and Japanese (new).
* Coming Soon: Anti-Virus in the Free version!

Download Ad-Aware Free Anniversary edition, secure your PC and breathe free! In case you are looking for something more than the free edition, look out for a special offer on Ad-aware PLUS (anniversary edition). For a limited time, Lavasoft is offering Ad-aware PLUS worth $26.5 (for 1 year license) absolutely FREE!!! And the catch is

  • You need to complete one offer from Trialpay and
  • The offer is valid only for few countries – More details HERE

I personally prefer the Free edition which I feel is more than enough for home use. Your choice anyway!

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