Ad-Aware Personal Security

by Lavasoft

A robust antivirus program with free and paid options

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Lavasoft

Release : Ad-Aware Personal Security 11.2

Antivirus check: passed

Last revision: Last week

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Everyone needs antivirus and online protection these days. AdAware antivirus software provides comprehensive protection for today's internet and computer users. If you are not a heavy internet user and don't have children who go online, you can choose their powerful free version. If you are a heavy internet user, work from home or have children who use your computer and access the internet, AdAware offers even more robust options to keep you safe from all of the potential threats that we face in today's world.

With the COVID 19 pandemic affecting everyone and how they go about their daily lives, we are all spending more time online than ever. From shopping for groceries to staying entertained while staying home or paying our bills and doing most of our banking, we are more susceptible to online threats than ever before. Even our children are spending more time online these days, doing school work, and attending online classes. We need the best protection available. AdAware provides the following features and more to keep us safe.


one of the most comprehensive free antivirus solutions available
  • Download protection for your PC. AdAware will scan all downloads and block any threats before they have a chance to do any damage to your PC (free and paid versions)
  • Real-time protection that will block malicious processes and infected files in real-time. (free and paid versions). This feature is often not available in competitors' free versions.
  • Web protection - AdAware will actively block you from dangerous websites and online threats that lurk around seemingly every corner of the internet. (paid versions) A must if you have children who surf the internet or you spend a lot of time online.
  • Stay safe while you shop and bank online. With AdAware, you will always be protected against threats from cybercriminals who are trying to steal your information while you shop, pay bills, or do your banking online.
Operating system: Windows 7/8/8.1/10 (32 & 64 bit)
Processor: 800 MHz or better
RAM: Minimum 1GB
Hard Disk Space: 1.8GB free space

Offers robust protection against phishing and online scams.
Includes parental control features for enhanced safety.
Lightweight and doesn't affect system performance.

Limited features in the free version.
Slows down the computer significantly.
Inconsistent malware protection results.
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It offers a multi-layered real-time protection against malware and online threats.
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This software provides comprehensive protection against online threats such as viruses, malware, spyware, and phishing attacks. It includes features such as real-time monitoring, anti-phishing, anti-spam, and anti-virus protection. The software also includes a firewall to help prevent unauthorized access to your computer. In addition, it has a parental control feature that allows you to restrict access to inappropriate content. Finally, it includes a file shredder to securely delete sensitive files.
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Ad-Aware Personal Security software offers comprehensive protection against various online threats such as viruses, spyware, and phishing attacks.
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