CNET Editor's Rating

5 out of 5 stars October 2013

"System impact, scanning efficacy, and design have all been improved across the board. If you're still on the fence about which free security suite to install, then you might want to give this one a try."

Virus Bulletin

Virus Bulletin

December 2013 VB100 Award

"Lavasoft Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ (Windows 8.1) Detection was very good indeed, especially in the proactive sets, closely aligned with other well-performing products...".

AV Comparatives

AV Comparatives

4 Star Single Product Test

"Ad-Aware is efficient in downloading files and launching applications. Rapid speed in installing applications, archiving and encoding".

Editor's choice May 2013

"Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 10.5 cleaned up malware-infested test PCs with hardly a hitch, and turned in the best malware-blocking score among recent programs".


Softpedia Editor’s Review

5 out of 5 stars October 2013

"The additional security components are indispensable to any enthusiastic Internet user. All in all, Ad-Aware Total Security 11 is one of the most effective and user-friendly antivirus programs available right now."



AV-Test Certificate October 2012

"Ad-Aware passed all of our tests with flying colours and it was therefore easy for us to award the product with an AV-TEST Certification".

Top 10 Download of 2010

"Ad-Aware software achieved an indelible presence on the site, immediately attracting users with its straightforward approach to detecting and removing adware".



Antispyware Gold Certified

"Ad Aware is deemed to be compatible with network solutions and provides customers with independent verification that Ad-Aware Pro operates seamlessly with thousands of compliance, manageability assessment and support solutions".


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