Tomorrow is the the launch date of Ad-aware 2007 the newest version in Lavasofts popular antispyware software continuing on from Ad-aware SE and boy does it look nice.
Over the last few months lavasoft have been holding a beta test for the software which i and around 300’000 people were apart off . Not only does it look nice it functions well being very easy to use but still catching the junk you pick up. Ad-aware should still continue you to be one of the more popular choices for a while yet.
The offical news Says that it will be released in three version
Ad-aware 2007 pro which is the top version and includes
- Fully redesigned engine – the new program architecture provides a more flexible product with fast scan times and improved spyware detection.
- Advanced Code Sequence Identification technology – results in better detection of deeply imbedded and emerging malware.
- Enhanced Detection Database – protects Ad-Aware 2007 users from the latest threats, with incremental and automatic updates resulting in fast download times.
- Automatic scans and Web Updates – the all-new Scheduler allows you to set a personalized schedule for automatic scans and Definitions File updates.
- New graphical user interface (GUI) – smoothly guides the everyday computer user through the complexities of detecting and removing malware, while maintaining advanced options for experienced users and businesses.
- Process Watch module – view an in-depth snapshot of all running processes and quickly stop any known offending processes.
- Customized scans – customizable scanning of RAM, registry, hard drives, external storage devices, and optical drives means you save time by scanning selected areas where known spyware programs are located.
- Ad-Watch real-time monitor – protects your computer by proactively detecting malware and other parasites before they install on your PC. Includes the full Ad-Watch family, allowing you to protect vital parts of your registry, block all recognized malicious processes, monitor outgoing network traffic, clean your surfing tracks with TrackSweep, and automatically delete annoying cookies.
- TrackSweep – this new privacy feature erases tracks left while surfing the Internet on Internet Explorer, Firefox and Opera, in one easy click of a button.
- Hosts File Editor – allows you to be in control of your Web navigation by blocking advertisement sites, reversing browser hijack entries, assisting with parental controls, and creating navigation shortcuts.
- Multiple browser support – Internet Explorer, Firefox and Opera.
- System restore point – set a Windows system restore point after an Ad-Aware scan to easily revert back to your clean system in order to recover from a spyware attack.
- Advanced command line support – The advanced command line interface allows Ad-Aware to scan and remove spyware without launching the interface window.
Ad-aware 2007 plus which includes the above apart from
And finally the free version Ad-aware 2007 free which is the most basic and removes these of the pro version.
Process Watch module
Advanced command line support
Enhanced Detection Database
Automatic scans and Web Updates
Ad-Watch real-time monitor
Hosts File Editor