AdwCleaner 4.202

4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 (146 votes)

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Windows 7/8/Vista/XP / Freeware / 21,079 downloads

AdwCleaner is a tool that searches for and deletes Adware, Toolbars, PUP (Potentially Unwanted Programs), Hijackers, and more. It works with a Search and a Deletion Mode.

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  • Latest Changes

    - [Database] - Added local database v23-04-2015.1

    - [GUI] - Message box displaying improved

    - [Generic] - Generic detections updated

    - [Generic.Tuto4PC] - Generic detection updated

    - [Generic.Multiplug] - Generic detection updated

    - [Generic.BetterSurf] - New generic detection

Reviews of AdwCleaner

  1. 5 out of 5 stars
    zagsur

    Reviewing 4.113 (Mar 23, 2015)

    I like it!
    Tool for removing tons of app-crap from many computers.
    If you infected by PUP - you must use AdwCleaner.
    But, don't forget - use it in a safe mode.
    Respect.

  2. 5 out of 5 stars
    -Lord-

    Reviewing 4.111 (Feb 19, 2015)

    an absolute must have in the malware tool box.

  3. 5 out of 5 stars
    -1

    Reviewing 4.108 (Jan 24, 2015)

    I have a similar tale to relate from a couple weeks ago, Straspey, except I (unfortunately) did the cleaning. I threw everything at it, including AdwCleaner. It worked well.

    Within days, they got it reinfected. I'm not helping them again, except to tell them to run AdwCleaner.

  4. 5 out of 5 stars
    Straspey

    Reviewing 4.107 (Jan 8, 2015)

    Last week, a family member called in a panic because he went to some snarky website and the next thing he knew his computer was awash in hijacked browsers, popups and all sorts of stuff.

    I told him to download this program, run it, and say "yes" to everything it wanted to clean.

    He did it -- and his system was returned to its previous happy state.

    Then guess what he did ?

    He went right back to the very same website and got re-infected AGAIN -- the exact same way!

    So he went back and ran AdwCleaner another time, and it saved him this time as well.

    (sigh...)

    You know what they say --

    "Fool me once, shame on you --

    Fool me twice, I'm an a s s h o l e."

  5. 5 out of 5 stars
    some guy

    Reviewing 4.107 (Jan 8, 2015)

    another nice tool to have does the job well that others might have missed

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