Adware is a form of malware. It’s not as malicious as viruses that damage systems or spyware that collects data, but can be just as intrusive and annoying. It’s also often used to perform unwelcome tasks on your device, including recording your visits to certain locations and then displaying advertisements that are targeted to specific locations. Adware creators can earn money through the display of targeted advertisements without the need to sell the product directly.
Adaware review, unlike other competitors it only provides Windows security. The free version doesn’t support Mac or iOS devices. It also provides 24/7 technical support to paid users of its Pro and Total packages. The basic package provides real-time security and behavior monitoring, as well as automatic downloading and a strong fire wall. However, it doesn’t include email and web protection, nor any extras like a file shredder.
The software did well in the tests conducted by AV-test in the lab. It was able to eliminate all known threats and block 97% 0-day attacks. These are impressive, but not as impressive as top security suites.
Adaware Total is currently 30 percent more expensive than competition. That’s because the company has chosen to stop providing multiple levels of protection and instead bundle their tools into a single package. While this means that you’ll only get one license, it does give you access to a vast array of privacy and PC maintenance tools, including the removal of tracking cookies optimization tools to speed up Windows boot times as well as the ability to disable apps from accessing your microphone or camera.