Adware is a type of malware. It’s not as destructive as viruses that can destroy systems or spyware that collects information however, it can be as annoying and intrusive. Adware can also perform unwanted tasks on your device. For instance it can be able to record the places you visit in order to display ads specifically targeted to these locations. This is a great way for adware creators to earn money without having to sell their product directly.
Adaware review is, unlike other products that compete, only offers Windows protection. The free version is not compatible with Mac or iOS devices. It provides 24/7 technical support to paid users of the Pro and Total packages. The basic package provides real-time anti-virus and behavioral monitoring, along with automatic downloading and a strong fire wall. It doesn’t include protection for web and email, or any other extras like a file shredder.
The software performed well in the AV-test lab tests. It managed to eliminate all known threats it was tested against and block 97% of 0-day attacks. These scores are impressive, however they’re not as impressive than those of the top security suites.
If you decide to buy the top-of-the line solution, Adaware Total, it’s worth noting that it’s 30 percent more expensive than its competitors. This is because the company has decided to stop offering different levels of protection and instead bundles all their tools into one package. Although this means you’ll only receive one license, it will provide access to an array of PC and privacy tools, such as the removal of tracking cookies, optimization tools for speeding up Windows boot times as well as the ability to disable apps from accessing your microphone or camera.