Ad-aware/No Adware

  harveyt 12:28 30 Oct 04
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I have both programs installed on PC. I usually run Ad-aware everyday and it cleans all tracking cookies etc no problem. No Adware is unregistered and only identifies and does not clean.
When I ran Ad-aware this morning it identified No Adware as high risk malware!!!!

I'm going to remove No Adware as it doesn't clean anything, but is there a problem with Ad-aware?

  VoG II 12:33 30 Oct 04

Ad-aware is good.

click here and scroll down to Adware Hitman.

  buddiebuoy 12:38 30 Oct 04

I use Ad-aware too. Is Adware Hitman better?

  VoG II 12:45 30 Oct 04

"Is Adware Hitman better?" - NOooo, quite the reverse. Avoid at all costs!

  buddiebuoy 12:57 30 Oct 04

Right I see now that I've clicked on the link. There seems to be worse products than Adware Hitman though.
I'll stick with Ad-aware.

  harveyt 13:05 30 Oct 04

OK, thanks I see Noadware on the list of Rogue/Suspect Anti-Spyware Products. I will continue with Ad-aware.
If you read the download.com review page there are some people making harsh reviews of Ad-aware, (I would post link but don't know how) I suppose they maybe pushing their own products.

  D G 14:21 30 Oct 04

I think these free scanners are just to find spyware etc. and then they hope you'll buy it to remove them.I think sometimes they find things that aren't really there.

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