Using Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Posted by cotojo on May 21, 2007
I would use this program alongside Spybot S&D as
their detections vary slightly, but they will find the
majority, if not all, of the nasties that are hiding on
your hard drive. I will cover Spybot in my next tutorial.
Lavasoft Ad-Aware SE
Ad-Aware Personal remains the most popular anti-spyware
product for computer users around the world, with over 200
million users The free anti-spyware version provides you
with advanced protection against spyware that secretly
attaches itself and takes control of your computer,
resulting in pop-ups, slower connections, even identity
theft through stolen bank details, passwords, and credit
card account numbers.
You have complete control, deciding on what you want to
keep on your computer. Some other programs automatically
delete programs that you may actually want to keep (web
You can the web safely, knowing your private information
will remain private. Unprotected computers are an easy
target for identity thieves and hackers.
Its easy-to-use installation and functions make securing
your PC against spyware very simple.
The extensive Lavasoft Detection Database offers you high-
level and up-to-date protection against the latest malware
‘nasties’. It’s as easy as clicking on the “Check for
updates now” icon in your software.
With its ability to comprehensively scan your memory,
registry, hard drives, removable drives and optical drives
for known Spyware, adware, and tracking components,
Ad-aware will provide you with the confidence to surf the
Internet knowing that your privacy will remain intact.
Lavasoft Ad-Aware can be downloaded from
Windows Media Player version available here:
which allows you to view full screen
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