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Ad-Aware Pro - Internet Security manufacturer description
Comprehensive Protection for Advanced Users Powerful protection against viruses, spyware, trojans, worms, malware, rootkits, dialers, and much more - in one seamless application. * NEW!Behavior-Based Heuristical Detection * NEW!Ad-Watch Live! Expert - Integrated real-time protection * NEW!Radically improved resource efficiency - 74% improvement * Rootkit Removal System * NEW!Customizable Profile Scans * NEW!External Drive Scanning * Network Drive Scanning * NEW!Pin-Point Scanning * NEW!Toolbox - Including Process Watch, AutoStart Manager, Hosts File Editor, and ThreatWork * Detection, Removal AND Clean-up * Full Integration with Windows Security Center * Automatic Pulse Updates & FREE Technical Support More feature details * NEW!Behavior-Based Heuristical Detection Ad-Aware’s Extra Sensory Protection let’s you to go one step beyond detecting only known threats. The heuristical detection finds and blocks unknown and emerging threats by analyzing the process and assessing its behavior. * NEW!Ad-Watch Live! Expert Ad-Watch Live! Expert gives you an additional layer of security by blocking connections to blacklisted IP addresses. It also adds process protection including behavior-based heuristics scanning, registry protection, and real-time network protection. o Real-time process protection - Blocks or suspends malicious processes and infected files that try to start or connect to your system, to prevent them from further integration in your system. o Real-time registry protection - Advanced detection of attempted registry changes, a favorite target for many malware distributors. Ad-Watch alerts you when a program tries to make changes to your Registry, giving you the power to block the threat or allow access. o Real-time network protection - Monitor outgoing network traffic and block connections to blacklisted IP addresses and known malicious websites to identify and stop active threats. * NEW!Extensive Detection Database Ad-Aware now detects over 2 million known threats, with continuous pulse updates to guard your privacy against new cyber attacks. * NEW!Radically improved resource efficiency The new version provides ultimate resource efficiency with dramatic improvements to the strain on your system`s resources. * Rootkit Removal System Advanced anti-rootkit technology protects you from hidden threats and stealth attacks that are designed to gain access to your system by avoiding detection. * NEW!Customizable Profile Scans Easily create personalized scan profiles so that Ad-Aware only scans areas that you select. Save time by scanning areas where known malicious programs are located, or choose from 13 different sections to scan, including critical sections, only executables, ZIP files, and the Windows registry. * NEW!External Drive Scanning Scan your external storage device, iPod, DVD’s, USB’s, or any other drives that you connect to your PC for an additional layer of security. * Network Drive Scanning Scan network drives so you can detect malware on any shared disks on your network, not just on your hard disk. * NEW!Pin-Point Scanning Right click any file or folder to perform an immediate, lag-free scan to determine if it`s safe or not, or submit the suspicious file to Lavasoft researchers for analysis via ThreatWork. * NEW!Lavasoft Toolbox Lavasoft has developed a range of useful stand-alone applications to help you optimize your computer`s performance. o Process Watch - View an in-depth snapshot of all running processes and quickly stop known offenders. o ThreatWork - Quickly identify whether suspicious files are safe or malicious - right-click any file or folder to perform an immediate Ad-Aware scan or submit to ThreatWork for analysis. o Hosts File Editor - An expert tool within Ad-Aware that allows you to take control of your web navigation by adding, deleting or making changes to the Hosts File to create Web navigational shortcuts and to block unsecure and harmful websites. o AutoStart Manager - Keep your computer running smoothly by taking control over what programs start when your computer does - reducing the toll on your system that occurs when unnecessary programs are running simultaneously. * Detect, Remove AND Restore A step beyond simply detecting and removing malware, Ad-Aware intelligently cleans and restores your system by removing all traces of the infection. * NEW!Lavasoft SmartSet Scanning and cleaning is effortless with pre-configured settings for scans and recommended actions for found infections. * System Restore Point Set a Windows system restore point so you can clean-up your system without fear of obstructing your operating system - revert to a previous state in the event of a problem. * The Scheduler Automatic Scans set to your personalized schedule to optimize time and resources. * TrackSweep Control your privacy by erasing tracks left behind while surfing the web on multiple browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Opera, with one easy click. * Command Line Support Manage your product scans without launching the interface window. * Full integration with Windows Security Center Get Ad-Aware protection and status notifications through the Windows Security Center. * Free Technical Support Direct, in-product access to support. Get immediate answers to your questions by easily logging-in to the Lavasoft Support Center. * Automatic Updates Protect against the latest forms of malware with faster, continuous pulse updates to guard your privacy against cyber attacks throughout the license duration. * Supported Languages English, Dutch, Flemish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese.