Comprehensive malware protectionPowerful protection against spyware, trojans, worms, malware, rootkits, rogue applications, and much more.
Anti-VirusDetection, removal, and repair of traditional virus threats.
Ad-Watch Live! BasicReal-time process protection blocks malicious processes and infected programs that try to start or run on your system.
Ad-Watch Live! AdvancedReal-time registry protection and process protection including behavior-based heuristics scanning.
Ad-Watch Live! ExpertGives you an additional layer of security by blocking connections to blacklisted IP addresses. It also adds real-time network protection, registry protection, and process protection including behavior-based heuristics scanning.
Behavior-Based Heuristical DetectionExtra Sensory Protection allows you to go a step beyond detecting known threats – the heuristical detection finds and blocks unknown and emerging threats by analyzing the process and assessing its behavior.
Genotype Detection TechnologyBased on heuristics, genotype allows Ad-Aware to stay one step ahead of today's ever-evolving threats, as well as threats that have not yet been created.
Rootkit Removal SystemProtection against hidden threats and stealth attacks
The NeutralizerAdvanced removal tool combats malware that attempts to restore itself even after rebooting your system.
Download GuardProvides an additional layer of protection that lets you download files on Internet Explorer confidently.
Detect, remove AND RepairAd-Aware intelligently cleans your system by removing all traces of the infection.
External Drive ScanningScan your external storage device, iPod, USB’s, or any other drives that you connect to your PC for an additional layer of security.
Network Drive ScanningScan network drives so you can detect malware on any shared disks on your network.
Pin-Point ScanningRight click any file or folder to perform an immediate scan to determine if it's safe or not.
System Restore PointSet a system restore point so you can clean your PC without fear of obstructing your operating system.
Minimal use of computer resources
Do Not Disturb ModeStay protected while watching videos, playing games, or making presentations in full screen mode - without annoying interruptions or strain on system resources that other security software programs cause.
Customizable Profile ScansSave time by creating profile scans for even faster, more efficient scans.
Lavasoft SmartSetBased on expert recommended settings, we have configured your Ad-Aware to make scanning and cleaning your computer as easy as possible.
Simple Mode / Advanced ModeSimple Mode is designed to make using the program as easy as possible, whereas Advanced Mode will let you customize all the settings as you choose.
Automatic UpdatesContinuous pulse updates to guard your privacy against cyber attacks throughout the license duration.
Full Integration with Windows Security CenterGet Ad-Aware protection and status notifications through the Windows Security Center, if for example, any part of your security has been turned off or disabled.
The SchedulerAutomatic Scans set to your personalized schedule to optimize time and resources. If used in combination with Lavasoft SmartSet, all you have to do set & forget.
Free Technical SupportDirect, in-product access to the Lavasoft Support Center.
Lavasoft ToolboxBlock unsecure and harmful websites with the Hosts File Editor; keep track of all running processes with Process Watch; reduce the toll on your system with the AutoStart Manager, and submit suspicious files to ThreatWork Alliance.
Command Line SupportManage Ad-Aware without launching the interface window.
Lavasoft ThreatWork AllianceThreatWork Alliance allows us to provide the best protection possible against the newest and most relevant threats, through the help of our community of security volunteers.
TrackSweepControl your privacy by erasing tracks left behind while surfing the web.
Background ScanningSave resources by closing Ad-Aware while scanning your computer – keep working while a scan is performed.
Community-Driven SkinsWe now give you the power to control the look of Ad-Aware. Pick a new look in our Skin Gallery or design your very own skin. The power is in your hands!
Community-Driven TranslationsThis is the people's product, so the new XML-based language format of the GUI allows you to edit and upload translated text to share with the world. Power to the people!