Ad-Aware 9.5 released

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by Ibrad, Aug 25, 2011.

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  1. Ibrad

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    Same here. :thumb:
     
  3. carat

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    The free version will update 2 times a week if you're online at the right update time - forget it ... :doubt:
     
  4. Ibrad

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    That's interesting, I never knew that. Maybe it was designed to run along side other security software? I heard that it was possible at times but it may not work with all software.
     
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    are they kiddin?
     
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    I think Jmonge was using this ..howz it J?:D :D
     
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  10. carat

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    I guess you're right :doubt: Furthermore I've never seen such a bloatware ... :ouch:
     
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    +1:thumb:
     
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    They really had that much? :rolleyes:
     
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    I ran Ad-Aware 9 in a VM for a while and it was painfully slow, so focusing on performance for this update was definitely the right thing. I've been using Avast in the VM lately and it works quite well, but I may pull it and give this another spin.
     
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    Very true. :thumb:
    Lavasoft lost their way with Ad-Aware...:'(
     
  15. carat

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    :D

    Slow scans, crippled updates, crippled realtime protection ... There are better alternatives out there :doubt:
     
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    Of course there are. ;)
    You are damn right! :thumb:
     
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    Are you saying you tested and this was your experience or are you referring to the quote? Can you link to that quote from someone else' test?
     
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    Brings back memories every time i hear Ad-Aware i remember the blue GUI that it had before, every time i installed Ad-Aware i really felt secure (A few years ago 2004~) :D
    Back on topic, the new one isn't that bad according to tests, at least it seems not to be in the signatures department (Although it have never been thoroughly tested in recent tests) :)
     
  19. carat

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    ... if you ever get new signatures with these crippled updates then it isn't that bad ;)

    However - they should add on-access-protection like most of the other AV! :oops:
     
  20. clayieee

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    I've used it before, and for me it played well except for making my start up slow, Well I did a good job for protection thanks for the sunbelt engine as well as their own anti malware. But without reason i removed it,
     
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    how was your browsing experience with this on board? did you see slow downs when launching regularly used programs etc?
     
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    Slow downs ? no for me theres no slow downs, Even when I play Crysis 2 the game is smooth unlike other AV's when on.
     
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    I'm shocked at this.

    It's conceivable that an occasional surfer could go weeks without an update.If this is the case,with modern malware trends you might as well just run without an AV.:rolleyes:
     
  24. SweX

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    Ohhhh Yeeees. Ad-Aware saved me form my very first infection :p . A Browser re-direction, but after a scan everything was fine. And it was so simple to use.
     
  25. Ibrad

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    Why would they need to do that? On-Execution can work just as well as on access in my opinion.
     
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