Adaware Antivirus Free 12.3.909.11573:

  • Extended support for Windows 10.
  • Improved Real Time Protection technologies.
  • Updated Active Virus Control module.
  • Enhanced scanning technologies.
  • Improved Web Protection performance.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 12.0.636.11167:

- Simple and beautiful new look.
- Faster and more efficient scans.
- Improved real-time protection.
- Streamlined installed.
- Enhanced network protection.
- More customization for advanced users.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.15.1046.10613:

- Improved firewall compatibility with Windows 10.
- Bug fixes.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.12.945.920:

- Full Windows 10 compatibility.
- Full scanning capability in Safe Mode.
- Improved update mechanism.
- Increased windows XP and Vista support.
- Minor bug fixes.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.10.767.8917:

- Enhanced virus detection and monitoring.
- New Active Virus Control engine.
- New antispam engine.
- New antiphishing engine.
- Stability enhancement.
- Simplified installation procedure.
- Improved upgrade process.
- Minor bug fixes.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.9.662.871:

- New anti-spam engine.
- Revised Malicious URL Whitelist management.
- Increased Windows 10 compatibility.
- Improved interface, resource-use, and threat neutralization.
- Simplified upgrade process.
- Enhanced installation procedure.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.8.586.8535:

- Now Compatible with Microsoft Windows 10.
- Upgraded Active Virus Control (AVC) SDK.
- New Anti-Spam SDK.
- Bug Fixes and Performance Enhancements.
- Improved Distribution of Definition Files.
- Easier Uninstallation Process.
- Improved Upgrade Process.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.7.485.8398:

- Enhanced Antimalware SDK.
- Improvements on real time protection in advanced settings.
- Stability enhancement.
- Performance improvements and bug fixes.
- Improved uninstallation process.
- Upgraded Expiry notification.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.6.306.7947:

- New Antimalware SDK.
- Installation Stabilization.
- Improvements of Real-Time Protection in advanced settings (original text was Modification in the Real-Time Protection advanced settings).
- Bug Fixes and Performance improvements.
- Uninstallation cleanup.
- Improved expiry notification.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.4.6792.0:

- Bug Fixing.
- Better support for Windows 8.1.
- Stability improvement.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.3.6321.0:

- Bug and Stability fixes.
- New Antispam SDK.
- Active Virus Control (AVC) – Monitors processes’ behaviour, identifies all malware activities and stops all their negative effect on your PC.
- New Security Pin Code (Protecting AA settings from being changed by anyone other than the main user.
- Improved detection of .pst and .ost files during scan in the email protection feature.
- New and enhanced notification system and delivery method.
- Localization review.
- New language supported: Thai.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.2.5952.0:

- Bug Fixing.
- Improved User interface.
- New Real-time Protection Settings.
- Support for easier sample collection.
- Better Malware Engine Performance.
- Updated disinfection process.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.1.5354.0:

- Improved Windows 8.1 support.
- Updated installation flow.
- New Support section.
- Improved AntiSpam engine.
- Improved Firewall engine.
- Improved Firewall interface.
- Simplified Firewall rules creation.
- Improved App Management interface.
- Improved Web Protection interface.
- PasswordBox Integration.
- Improved expiration process.
- In app re-registration service for free users.
- Better notification system.
- New languages support: Croatian, Serbian Latin, Serbian Cyrillic, Japanese, Bahasa, Indonesia, Armenian, Belarusian.
- Fixed bugs.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.1.5152.0:

- Improved support of Windows 8.1.
- Support section.
- PasswordBox.
- Re-registration service users of Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+.
- Improved AntiSpam engine.
- Improved Firewall engine.
- Simplified creation of firewall rules.
- Improved App Management interface.
- Improved Web Protection interface.
- Improved Expiration process.
- Improved Notification system.
- Installation program is updated.
- Many bug fixes.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ 11.0.4516.0:

- New, fluid User-Interface.
- Fast Antivirus.
- Legendary Antispyware.
- Real-time protection.
- Download protection.
- Safe Browsing.
- Gaming mode.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+

- Revised installer flow.
- Language improvements.
- Bug fixes.

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+

- On-Demand Integration - Better compatibility as Ad-Aware can now run together with other antivirus software as a complimentary line of defense.
- More robust detection engine - Faster and more precise scanning capabilities with lower false positive rates as this version is equipped with SDK6 engine.
- Enhanced real-time protection against malicious URLs and provides free credit report monitoring that extends the protection delivered in Ad-Aware to offer customers the most reliable online security.
- Faster and simplified installation process with a revamped multi-language support to enhance user experience. Ad-Aware is now available in Mandarin (Chinese simplified).

Ad-Aware Free

- In some XP computers the sbhips.sys driver in Ad-Aware 10.1 caused blue screen of death (BSOD) now and then.
- In 10.1 certain settings were not saved, if you didn't Exit Ad-Aware before turning off the computer.
- The possibility to select "Prompt" on "Real-Time Protection" tab has been removed due to a lot of issues.

Ad-Aware Free

- Cached Scanning automatically skips the scanning of files that it determined safe in earlier scans, resulting in much faster scans.
- Firewall technology automatically white-lists trusted programs, enabling users to upgrade to Ad-Aware without networking issues with programs already installed.
- Real-Time Protection increases the reliability of the drivers and includes enhanced 64-bit support.
- Web-Browsing Protection engine now updates several times a day.

Ad-Aware Free

- Improved Antivirus.
- Enhanced Real-Time Protection.
- Now includes Download Protection and a Game Mode.
- Enhanced performance and redesigned user interface.

Ad-Aware Free Internet Security 9.6:

- Contains the new Security Toolbar.

Ad-Aware Free Internet Security 9.5:

- Improves on performance.
- Introduces a completely new malware detection method.

Ad-Aware Free Internet Security 9.0.5:

- Fixed Bugs.

Ad-Aware Free Internet Security

- GUI will prompt a restart after selecting new skin.
- Clicking on the Lavasoft logo on the main screen of Ad-Aware will now open the Lavasoft homepage.
- Fixed bugs.

Ad-Aware Free

- Significantly improved Proactive Detection.
- Improved GUI for Scanning.
- Winlogon Protection.
- Ad-Watch Registry.
- TrackSweep Improvements.

Ad-Aware Free 8.3.5:

- Updated Version of Anti-Virus Engine.
- Fixed bugs.

Ad-Aware Free

- A fix for an archive scanning bug causing crashes on some systems.

Ad-Aware Free

- Some changes have been made to the archive scanning, improving Ad-Aware's ability to find malware within archives.
- A number of trusted programs have been added to the Ad-Aware whitelist, making sure that they are not detected. 

Ad-Aware Free 8.3:

- Ad-Aware Free Internet Security now includes anti-virus.