Ad-Aware Definition File 150.381

4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 (699 votes)

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Windows 2000/9x/Server 2003/XP / Freeware / 325,848 downloads

This is a reference file update for Ad-Aware to detect and remove the newest advertising systems.

Once the update has been applied, you can delete the reflist.zip file as it is no longer needed.

Reviews of Ad-Aware Definition File

  1. 1 out of 5 stars
    kerimachin

    Reviewing 150.381 (Jul 22, 2013)

    crap for sure. avoid this.

  2. 1 out of 5 stars
    CyberDoc999

    Reviewing 150.381 (Apr 28, 2011)

    pure crap

  3. 1 out of 5 stars
    DarkRats

    Reviewing 0108.0000 (Aug 4, 2008)

    Updates are still available for the earlier version of Ad-Aware, but I agree that version 2007 is poorer in quality.

    I've been looking for a replacement, and am currently testing Malwarebyte's product. It's free, unless you want protection always running in the background (which I don't).

    So far, it seems nice. Simple UI, and is able to clean out some items that others miss.

  4. 2 out of 5 stars
    RastaWorld

    Reviewing 0095.0000 (Jul 1, 2008)

    Agreed, I had lots of support, was a paid user. But since their latest releases starting with AdAware 2007, they have gone way down.

    The "business" is taking over, and has become only about the profit, not about a rock solid application anymore.

  5. 2 out of 5 stars
    Scipio

    Reviewing 0083.0000 (May 16, 2008)

    Yes, good review, Haxalot.

    I used to do some beta testing, but I've pretty much given up on it. I send in reports to a few programs with developers I really admire, like AdMuncher.

    I gave up on AdAware when it ceased letting me download updates for the earlier version a few months ago. Recent versions are so much dead weight.

    I'm still using Spybot and SpywareBlaster. I agree that it's best to have multiple programs, but Ad-Aware has lost it.

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