Ad-Aware 2008 Has Arrived!

Thursday, May 22, 2008 by Leo the Lion | Discussion: New Releases

Those great guys at Lavasoft have just released the latest version of that great security application Ad-Aware. It's been in beta for the past few months and the 2008 version was given its final release a few hours ago.

The following is taken from the Lavasoft Blog:-

'We’re proud to announce: Ad-Aware 2008 Free, Plus, and Pro versions are now available.

While we continue to offer a full-powered anti-spyware solution that is free of charge for personal home use, with this new release, there’s more reason than ever to boost your defenses with our Plus or Pro products. Ad-Aware 2008 Plus and Pro now offer even bigger and better detection; integrated anti-virus along with real-time monitoring provides constant protection to guard against today’s complex threats. Visit our Ad-Aware 2008 Free, Plus and Pro product pages to see the full features of each new version.

Need Ad-Aware Plus or Pro on more than one PC? Save big – up to 71% – with our new multi-pack licenses! More details on our 3-license and 5-license packs are available on each version’s product page.

Want to try before you buy? Now you can! Visit our Trial Center to download a free 30-day trial of Ad-Aware Plus or Pro.

Remember, if you have a valid Ad-Aware 2007 Plus or Pro license, update to Ad-Aware 2008 free of charge through the Lavasoft Support Center. Follow these three easy steps:

1. Log-in to the Support Center and download Ad-Aware 2008 from the download link option in the “Your Licenses” menu.

2. Uninstall Ad-Aware 2007. Use the “Add or Remove Programs” menu in the Control Panel to select Ad-Aware 2007. Click “Remove.”

3. Install Ad-Aware 2008. Ad-Aware 2008 will automatically recognize your previous license information and the Plus or Pro features will be activated'.

Here's a link to the free version

Reply #1 Thursday, May 22, 2008 10:19 AM
I use the free version and did the update last night. Have been using it for the last four years with a few other free anti-spyware programs. Can't be too carefull now can we.   
Reply #2 Saturday, May 24, 2008 1:08 AM
Thanks for the heads-up on this one.
Reply #3 Saturday, May 24, 2008 8:49 AM
Awesome, I just got it and its great, I had the last one and liked it a lot
Reply #4 Saturday, May 24, 2008 8:59 AM
Thanks for the heads-up  
Leo the Lion
Reply #5 Saturday, May 24, 2008 12:19 PM
I thought I would give the free Pro trial version a whirl because it includes anti-virus. Nice program but we'll see what other testers have to say about it's AV qualities.   
Reply #6 Saturday, May 24, 2008 12:47 PM

I used Ad-Aware for years, the last version I had was seems after that it became heavier, took up more with 2008 version , it is on all the time...CNET review...

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