Adware is a sort of malware that’s not quite as sinister as system-destroying viruses or data-harvesting spyware. However, it’s equally irritating and intrusive. Adware can also perform unwelcome tasks on your device. For example it can be able to record the locations you visit to display ads specifically targeted to the specific location. Adware creators can earn money by displaying ads that are targeted without having 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 provides 24/7 technical support for customers of its Pro and Total packages. The basic package comes with the ability to monitor your behavior in real-time as well as automatic scans of downloaded files as well as a robust firewall. It does not include email and web protection or other additional features such as a shredder for files.
The software did well in the tests in the lab of AV-test. It was able eliminate all the known threats it was tested against and block 97% of zero-day attacks. These scores are impressive, but not as impressive as those of the leading security suites.
Adaware Total is currently 30% more expensive than the competition. The reason for this is that the company has decided to stop offering different levels of protection and instead bundles all their tools into one bundle. While this means that you’ll only be able to purchase one license, it will give you access to an array of privacy and PC maintenance tools, such as the removal of tracking cookies optimization tools for speeding up Windows boot times and the ability to block applications from accessing your camera or microphone.