Ad-aware is an award winning, free multi ad and spyware removal utility, that scans your memory, registry and hard drives for known spyware components and lets you remove them safely.
Many options like scanning depth or automatic modes can be set in the preferences menu. Ad-aware features an easy to use wizard-style interface, guiding you through the scanning and removal process.
With features like Backup and Restore functionality, excluding of selected components, Multi language support, shell integration, highly improved user interface and many more improvements.
Advertising parasites detected by Ad-aware include:
All versions of Adware, AdBreak, AdReady, Alexa, Aureate, Bulla.com, Comet Cursor, Cydoor, Doubleclick, DSSAgent, EverAd, eZula, Expedioware, Flyswat, HomePageWare, SEBar, OfferCompanion, Hotbar, OnFlow, TimeSink, Web3000, Webhancer, Transponder, Wnad, ZapSpot, SurfPlus, AdvertBar, NetPal, CashBar and more.
What's New in 2008
* Improved Threat Detection
- Spyware, Adware, Trojans & Hijackers
- Fraud Tools & Rogue Applications
- Password Stealers & Keyloggers
* Enhanced Rootkit removal system
* Faster Updates & Faster Scans
* Less Resource Usage for optimal computer performance
* Easy to Download, Install and Use
* Lavasoft ThreatWork submission tool
* Supported Languages: Dutch, English, Flemish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish