Ad-Aware Free Antivirus scan engine?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by RejZoR, May 6, 2012.

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  1. RejZoR

    RejZoR Registered Member

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    Does anyone know what scan engine is used in Ad-aware Free Antivirus? Also, are there any tests that include this very free version. I find it rather interesting alternative, i just wonder what engine is used...
     
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    They use their own inhouse anti-spyware engine and Vipre's licensed signatures. They also scored pretty high on the latest RAP tests.
     
  3. Ibrad

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    Free: Vipre + In-house
    Plus: Vipre + In-house
    IS: G-Data + In-House

    It was this last I checked
     
  4. RejZoR

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    I watched some Youtube review (i think it was still for beta) where it didn't display ANY warning for default action (Quarantine). ZenOK worked like that and i hated it. You didn't know what happened, the download just failed.
    Setting it to Ask then started displaying detection popups. Is it the same now?
     
  5. Cecilia

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    There are tests ongoing that includes Ad-Aware 10, but the test results aren't public yet.
     
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