Adware is a type of malware that isn’t quite as harmful as system-destroying viruses or data-harvesting spyware, however it can be just as infuriating and disruptive. It’s also commonly used to carry out unwanted tasks on your device, like recording your visits to certain locations and then displaying ads that are specific to those locations. Adware creators can earn revenue by displaying ads that are targeted without the need to sell the product directly.
Contrary to other products, adaware review gives only Windows protection – the free version isn’t compatible with Mac or iOS devices. It also only provides 24/7 technical support for paid users of its Pro and Total packages. The basic package includes real-time antivirus and behavior monitoring along with automatic downloading as well as a strong fire wall. However, it doesn’t provide email and web protection, or any additional features, such as shredding files.
In AV-test’s lab tests The software performed well. It was able remove all known threats and block 97% attacks that are 0-day. These scores are impressive but not as impressive as most powerful security suites.
Adaware Total is currently 30 percent more expensive than competition. That’s because the company has made the decision to stop offering different levels of protection and instead, bundle their tools into one package. It means that you only get one license but you can access a variety of PC security and privacy options, like the removal of tracking cookies, optimization tools to speed up Windows boot time, and the ability to block applications from accessing the camera or microphone.