Ad-Aware is designed to provide advanced protection from known Data-mining, aggressive advertising, Parasites, Scumware, selected traditional Trojans, Dialers, Malware, Browser hijackers, and tracking components.
* Disk-scan is approximately 30 % faster
* CSI scan is now more efficient
* Added “Scan for low risk threats” option, to scan for targets with low TAC index
* Ad-Watch CSI engine performance highly improved; using less CPU and Memory as well as having a smaller footprint
* GUI adapted to use the new TAC
* Freezing during scan (occurring on some systems) now corrected
* Combination of the +silent and +update command line parameters no longer prevents scan completion
* The +nodefnotice command line parameter now suppressing “out-of-date” message on preferences window.
* Ad-Watch TrayIcon tooltip indicating the loaded definition file now refreshed when the definition file is changed or updated in Ad-Aware
* Several minor GUI improvements (Ad-Aware, Ad-Watch and Proc-Watch)