Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ is a popular free program, anti-spyware and anti-virus, which detects computer spyware and viruses by means of two engines. It watches for active processes, Windows registry, online activities and downloads.
Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ solution includes a lot of features and technology which used to be available only in paid versions. This makes it a decent competitor to many free anti-virus solutions.
The program was significantly upgraded in version 10 and became a full solution for protecting your computer against threats in real time.
There were also improvements in antivirus performance, behavioral control, sandbox and other components. A completely new user interface has made security easy to manage.
Key features of Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+:
- Full protection against harmful programs.
- Protection in Ad-Watch Live real-time.
- Complete and selective scanning on demand.
- Scanning processes in RW memory of your computer.
- Protection against unknown threats.
- Detecting malware based on its behavior.
- Malicious Software Removal Tool (Neutralizer Malware Removal Tool).
- Control downloads instrument for Internet Explorer.
- Task Scheduler.
- Easy to install and use.
- Support for skins and plug-ins.
The main components:
- Rapid antivirus. Rapid antivirus protection complements the effective Ad-Aware anti-spyware technology.
- Downloads protection. Scanning all downloaded files, regardless their size, before malicious threats harm your computer.
- Automatic database updating. Regular automatic updates of anti-malware signature database allow you to be secured against the latest threats.
- Game Mode. Silent protection operation mode allows you to play games and watch movies without being disturbed.
- The well-known anti-spyware. An effective and a world famous Ad-Aware anti-spyware protects against spyware and advertising software.
- Security in real time. Heuristic scanning based on the behavior instantly detects malware before they harm your computer.
- Pin-Point Scanning. Files and folders are checked directly in their location.
- Malware Sandbox Emulator (Sandbox). Emulation technology helps to protect users from unknown or new malware.
The program is installed as a 30-day trial version of Ad-Aware Pro, which is Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+, if no action is taken within 30 days.
Free download of Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ requires on-time activation via e-mail.
Author Roman Softobase.