Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.0 – Real Time Antispyware Protection

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.0Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.0 is the latest freeware edition from Lavasoft, a security vendor which mainly focuses on spyware removal as well as providing basic antivirus protection for your PCs. It gives ultimate protection against spyware threats which come from world-wide-web. The core protection includes real-time antivirus, anti-spyware, rootkit protection, download protection, and of course web filters for safe internet browsing. Lavasoft’s pioneer technology provides traditional antivirus defense, along with comprehensive malware protection.

Ad-Aware, in spite of facing few problems over the past 2-3 years, it had stick the basics and presented a full-fledged software for security. The new version answers to all the previous issues and queries it had faced. Though it can’t get to the top security list immediately, the overall improvement says that it can go much further if it continues to offer consistent online security.

Let’s check out what features are included and improved in this latest version.
  • Download and Installation made easy.
  • Light and sleek user interface.
  • Ad-Aware’s premium versions can be downloaded and/or unlocked easily.
  • Superfast antivirus engine works alongside its powerful anti-spyware technology, to block malware, spyware and conventional viruses.
  • Powered by BitDefender’s core security engine keeping ‘Vipre scanner’ aside.
  • Automatic updates are available several times a day giving you the assurance of your computer’s security.
Installation and Interface:

The installation process takes extra time to download the virus definitions which is a bit bearable. The installation process is bundled with a bunch of disgusting unnecessary programs. But the in-house toolbar add-on would be useful and is recommended. The toolbar offers three basic features which include a built-in Yahoo! Search, a Web profile for safe browsing and a toolbar remover.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.0 - Protection Summary

Coming to its interface, Ad-Aware Free Antivirus 11.0 has got simple yet visually pleasing design with thinner fonts and modernized menu layout. Unlike other security softwares, Ad-Aware keeps away unnecessary social widgets from the interface, showing only basic modules. The other categories are neatly placed for quick navigation.

Key Features:
  • Legendary Antispyware engine could detect and block cybercriminals from malware infection.
  • A Superfast antivirus engine works along with the Ad-Aware antivirus engine to block malware, spyware and viruses.
  • Real Time Protection can detect malware instantly before your PC gets vulnerable. It involves real-time process protection, registry protection and network protection.
  • Shop & Bank Online with complete safety
  • Download any internet stuff like photos, music, movies, P2P files, etc. with zero-risk.
  • Advanced Two-way Firewall – Safeguards your personal identity and data against malicious programs.
  • Safe Networking (HIPS technology) administers network and system activities and block malicious intrusions.
  • Real Time protection for your Social Networking sites with the help of Anti-phishing technology.
  • Malware Sandbox Emulator – A Virtual technology developed to protect users from unidentified or emerging malware without compromising system performance.
  • Parental Control – Protects your children from all adult-related web content and activities by creating a custom website-filter pattern.
  • Game Mode – Play games and watch movies without any disturbance as all security alerts, system scans and other notifications are turned off without compromising system security.
  • File Shredder – Permanently remove all the data from your hard drive so that no one else can use your private information.
Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.0 - Web Protection

Along with the above features, Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.0 also include few useful features such as Digital Lock, which protects your files and sensitive information with strong encryption technology; Pin-Point Scanning, to scan only the desired files or folders directly from their original location; Email Protection, which can detect email threats.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.0 is a dependable choice if you are looking for basic antivirus features and powerful anti-spyware protection. This is a definite try if your system is infected with hard-to-remove malware.