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Adware is a type of malware. It’s not as malicious as viruses that cause system damage or spyware that collects data however, it can be as intrusive and annoying. Adware is also used to perform unwelcome tasks on your device. For instance it can track the locations you visit to show ads that are specific to these areas. Adware creators earn money by displaying targeted advertising without having to sell the product directly.

Adaware review is, unlike other competing products, only offers Windows security. The free version is not compatible with Mac or iOS devices. It only provides 24/7 technical support for users of the Pro and Total packages. The basic package includes real-time antivirus and behavior monitoring, along with automatic downloading and a strong fire wall. However, it does not include email and web protection, or additional features like shredding files.

The software performed well during the tests conducted by AV-test in the lab. It managed to eliminate all known threats it was tested against and block 97% of zero-day attacks. These scores are impressive, however they’re not as impressive as those of the leading security suites.

Adaware Total is currently 30% more expensive than the competitors. This is because the company decided to stop offering multiple levels of protection, and instead, bundle all their tools into one package. This means you will only receive one license, but you are able to access a wide range of privacy and PC maintenance features, including the removal of tracking cookies and optimization tools to speed up Windows boot times and the ability to prevent apps from accessing the microphone or camera.