Lavasoft Ad-Aware SE

What is Lavasoft Ad-Aware SE?

Ad-Aware SE is an antivirus and anti-malware software created by Lavasoft with three editions: Ad-Aware SE Plus, Ad-Aware SE Enterprise and Ad-Aware SE Professional. Support and update for the software’s definition files have been discontinued as of March 31, 2009. Valid license holders and users of Ad-Aware SE are given continuous support by upgrading to the Ad-Aware Anniversary Edition through Lavasoft Support Center. The upgrade is free of charge.

Ad-Aware SE Personal Edition has a skinnable interface with five buttons. Status and Scan performs the main functions of the software. It will scan your files for malicious content, and upon scan completion, the application will summarize and show the results. You will be able to select components you want to delete from the list provided. You can check further information about an entry from the list by right-clicking on it. Ad-Aware SE will categorize the different forms of malware into negligible and critical categories to alert you of the level of risk imposed by the detected malware.

It has an auto-update feature to keep your software updated for the latest components. It has extended memory scanning got include all modules in a process. It employs Code Sequence Identification [CSI] to identify unknown and new variants of malware or viruses. The extended registry scan already includes Registry branching form multiple user accounts, and also checks for dynamic references. It also detects browser hijackers. You can scan for low-risk threats with targets having low TAC index. Ad-Watch CSI having a smaller footprint uses less memory and CPU resources. Ad-Aware SE Personal Edition version 1.06 requires 4.12MB free disk space. It runs on Windows 2000, XP, ME, NT and 98 versions.

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