Adware is a form of malware. It is not as destructive as viruses that damage systems or spyware that collects information however, it can be as annoying and intrusive. Adware can also perform unwelcome tasks on your device. For instance it can be able to record the places you go to show ads that are specific to the specific location. Adware creators earn money by displaying ads that are targeted without having to sell the product directly.
Unlike many competing products, adaware review gives only Windows protection – the free version doesn’t support Mac or iOS devices. It also provides 24 hour technical support for paid users of its Total and Pro packages. The basic package includes real-time antivirus and behavior monitoring, as well as automatic downloading as well as a strong fire wall. However, it doesn’t provide email and web protection as well as other features such as a file shredder.
The software did well in the AV-test lab tests. It was able to eliminate all known threats and block 97% attacks with a 0-day duration. These results are impressive, but not as high as the most powerful security suites.
Adaware Total is currently 30% more expensive than the competitors. This is because the company decided to stop offering multiple levels of protection, and instead, bundle all their tools into one package. While this means that you’ll only get one license, it will provide access to an array of PC and privacy tools, such as the removal of tracking cookies optimization tools that speed up Windows boot times, as well as the ability to block apps from accessing your camera or microphone.