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  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware icon

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is considered to be the next step in the detection and removal of malware. In our product we have compiled a...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android Kindle Fire

  • Spybot - Search & Destroy icon

    Spybot - Search & Destroy

    Spybot - Search & Destroy detects and removes spyware, a relatively new kind of threat not yet covered by common anti-virus...

    Free Personal Windows Windows Mobile S60

  • Windows Defender icon

    Windows Defender

    Windows Defender is built into Windows to help guard your PC against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software in real time....

    Free Windows

  • SUPERAntiSpyware icon


    SUPERAntiSpyware is a software application which can detect and remove spyware, adware, malware, trojans, rogue software, worms...

    Freemium Windows

  • ComboFix icon


    USE WITH CAUTION! Combofix is a freeware (a legitimate spyware remover created by sUBs), Combofix was designed to scan a computer for...

    Free Windows

  • Hitman Pro icon

    Hitman Pro

    Hitman Pro is an on-demand malware scanner and removal tool. It will usually do a full-system scan significantly faster than other...

    Freemium Windows

  • Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool icon

    Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool

    Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool is a free software intended to disinfect infected computers, removing viruses, Trojans, and spyware, as...

    Free Windows

  • Dr.Web CureIt! icon

    Dr.Web CureIt!

    Do you have anti-virus software installed on your computer, but still worry about its effectiveness? Run Dr.Web CureIt!® (no...

    Free Personal Windows

  • herdProtect icon


    herdProtect is a second line of defense malware scanning platform powered by 68 anti-malware engines in the cloud. Since no single...

    Free Windows

  • ESET Online Scanner icon

    ESET Online Scanner

    ESET Online Scanner is a user-friendly, free and powerful tool which you can use to detect and remove malware from any Windows PC...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • RogueKiller icon


    RogueKiller is an anti-malware program written in C++ and able to detect and remove generic malwares and some advanced threats such as...

    Free Windows

  • Emsisoft Anti-Malware icon

    Emsisoft Anti-Malware

    Emsisoft Anti-Malware, previously a-squared Anti-Malware, is an antivirus and antispyware protection suite developed by Emsi Software....

    Freemium Windows

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  • Junkware Removal Tool

    Junkware Removal Tool is a security utility that searches for and removes common adware, toolbars, and potentially unwanted programs...

    Free Windows

  • F-Secure Anti-Virus icon

    F-Secure Anti-Virus

    F-Secure Anti-Virus provides advanced protection against viruses, spyware intrusions and infected e-mail so you can surf the Web...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Emsisoft Emergency Kit icon

    Emsisoft Emergency Kit

    The Emsisoft Emergency Kit contains a collection of programs that can be used without a software installation to scan and clean...

    Free Personal Windows

  • SpyDllRemover icon


    SpyDllRemover is the specialized tool for detecting spyware & hidden Rootkit Dlls in the System. It can also detect & remove...

    Free Windows

  • Reason Core Security icon

    Reason Core Security

    Security Software that Removes Malware and Adware Your Anti-virus Will Miss. Free, Fast and Simple.

    Freemium Windows

  • Spyware Terminator icon

    Spyware Terminator

    Millions of users worldwide rely on Spyware Terminator, winner of many awards and high ratings from industry experts and users. Its...

    Freemium Windows

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  • ActiveScan icon


    [NOTE: This online scanner works only on Windows OS.] You can use ActiveScan (by Panda Security) to make sure that your PC is free...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud

  • Zemana AntiMalware icon

    Zemana AntiMalware

    Zemana AntiMalware Free is an on demand malware scanner designed to clean your PC from all the infections that have taken place on...

    Freemium Windows

  • ZHPCleaner icon


    The software requires no installation process, it allows transportation on removable devices. It could not be simpler, three buttons...

    Free Windows

  • Winpooch Watchdog icon

    Winpooch Watchdog Discontinued

    Winpooch is a watchdog for Windows (2000, XP, 2003, but only 32-bits). It detects modifications in your system, so as to detect a...

    Open Source Windows

  • aswMBR icon


    aswMBR is the rootkit scanner that scans for TDL4/3, MBRoot (Sinowal), Whistler and other rootkits. This is a standalone cleaning...

    Free Windows

  • TrojanHunter

    TrojanHunter is an advanced malware scanner that detects all sorts of malware such as trojans, spyware, adware and dialers. Just some...

    Commercial Windows

  • VirCleaner icon


    VirCleaner Protects computer against virus and threats -

    Free Windows

  • ByteFence icon

    ByteFence Warning

    ByteFence is the ultimate protection against crapware and bundleware that sneak in potentially unwanted programs and ads.

    Freemium Windows

  • SecureAPlus icon


    SecureAPlus is a free solution that protects you from malware & viruses, 100% of the time. You get powerful application...

    Freemium Windows

  • Cezurity Antivirus Scanner icon

    Cezurity Antivirus Scanner

    Cezurity Antivirus Scanner is a Cloud Antimalware on-demand scanner that can scan and detect all kinds of malicious software -...

    Free Windows

  • AVZ Antiviral Toolkit

    The AVZ utility collects information about your computer, analyzes launched processes for a malicious code unknown to Kaspersky Lab...

    Free Windows

  • SpyHunter icon

    SpyHunter Warning

    What is SpyHunter and How It Works? As malware continues to evolve and become more sophisticated to avoid detection by...

    Freemium Windows

  • Crystal Security icon

    Crystal Security

    Crystal Security is a cloud-based system that detects and removes malicious programs (malware) from your computer. Its technology...

    Freemium Windows

  • NoVirusThanks Malware Remover icon

    NoVirusThanks Malware Remover

    Free malware remover for Windows. Easily detect and remove popular trojans, spyware and rogue security software from your computer....

    Free Windows

  • Security Reviver icon

    Security Reviver

    Security Reviver will scan your PC and identify security threats and vulnerabilities. Security Reviver can quickly and safely remove...

    Freemium Windows

  • Norton Security Scan icon

    Norton Security Scan

    Norton Security Scan is a software tool designed to help you understand if your computer is currently protected from known threats....

    Free Windows

  • Spy Emergency icon

    Spy Emergency

    Spy Emergency is anti-spyware, anti-trojan and anti-spam software that fast and secure removes spyware and other internet infections...

    Commercial Windows

AdwCleaner Comments

The best!

Comment by leusafanbatista
about AdwCleaner Apr 2015

It's the lightest and works!Great!


better than malwarebytes

Comment by Year1954
about AdwCleaner Apr 2015

gets everything malwarebytes misses and more very better



Positive Comment by Tag
about AdwCleaner Dec 2014

This software really works. I've deleted some annoying adware successfully.


great app

Comment by zanyar
about AdwCleaner Apr 2014

perfect and really usable app for cleaning browser from all adware.