AdwCleaner is a program that mainly removes potential malware. Unlike similar applications, this one does not need installation and can be launched from any drive, including portable ones.
AdwCleaner uninstalls unwanted toolbars; various browser plug-ins, either installed by the user’s consent or without it; adware and the browser hijackers.
- No need to be installed, can run from any media.
- Cleans browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome.
- Automated scanning for traces of potentially unwanted programs (PUP) and the leftovers of previously removed software.
- Scan results are displayed in text format, with details of full paths to all files, folders, registry keys and browser objects.
- Removal of PUP files and registry entries confirmed by user.
- Generation of the report with the list of removed files, folders and registry entries.
- Backup option.
- Ability to manage Quarantine.
- Ability to restore files from backup using the Quarantine manager.