LS Erin

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  1. 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.
  2. Here’s an update for our Ad-Aware users: there’s less than a week to go until the official launch of our Ad-Aware 2008 product line! Be the first to have a look at the improved features of our new Free, Plus, or Pro versions when we release on Wednesday, May 21 at 12 noon (Central European Time). What’s new in 2008? • Integrated anti-virus protection - Our powerful anti-spyware software now includes extended anti-virus protection for Ad-Aware 2008 Plus and Pro versions. • Improved rootkit removal system - An improved rootkit removal system is now available to address today's threat framework. • Bigger and better detection - Lavasoft's new extended anti-virus engine boosts detection to include over one million additional virus and malware threats. • Substantially reduced use of computer memory - Plus and Pro users will notice a significant reduction in computer memory used while in watchguard mode. • 64-bit platform support - Ad-Aware 2008 Free, Plus and Pro versions will have full 64-bit platform support as well as Windows Vista compatibility. • Faster updates - New download compression results in faster product updates for users on all systems. • ThreatWork - Our new international network of malware security volunteers submitting samples of the latest malware threats in the wild. Upon release, all customers with a valid Ad-Aware license can update to the 2008 version, free of charge, through the Lavasoft Support Center. Watch for the release of Ad-Aware 2008 on May 21!
  3. Read the May issue of Lavasoft News for the inside scoop on Ad-Aware 2008...you won't want to miss the new features of this upcoming version! Also in this issue, read about the added precautions you should be taking to protect your information from identity theft. As always, our Research Roundup has up-to-date information on the threats that may be affecting you - be sure to have a look. Want to receive Lavasoft News directly to your e-mail inbox? Subscribe today. Remember to put Lavasoft on your safe list (whitelist) in e-mail and spam programs to avoid missing out on the latest news and promotions from Lavasoft.
  4. As many of you know, we’re getting ready to release a new version of Ad-Aware later this spring. The Ad-Aware 2008 Beta is here! Ready to put the new program through its paces? We have a specially dedicated Beta Center where you’ll be able to download the latest version, submit bug reports, collaborate directly with our developers, share ideas and opinions, and much more. You’ll also be able to exchange ideas and information with other beta testers through the Beta Forums. If you’re a registered beta tester, head over to the Beta Center to log-in and get started on squashing the bugs and working out the kinks in the new version – we’re counting on your feedback to help us shape the final product. What if you’re not registered as a beta tester? Register today in the Lavasoft Security Center. Signing up as a beta tester means that you’ll join us in protecting the privacy of hundreds of millions of computer users worldwide, and you’ll be one of the first to try the new features and twists of Ad-Aware 2008. See you in the Beta Forums!
  5. The April 2008 issue of Lavasoft News is now available, with an exclusive update on Personal Firewall 3.0, the latest security news you need to stay safe, and a chance to win free Lavasoft software! Want to receive Lavasoft News directly to your e-mail inbox? Subscribe today. Remember to put Lavasoft on your safe list (whitelist) in e-mail and spam programs to avoid missing out on the latest news and promotions from Lavasoft.
  6. We've just released a new version of our firewall software, Lavasoft Personal Firewall 3.0. Redesigned with the latest in firewall technology, this new version offers powerful two-way blocking power, host protection, web control features and advanced leak protection, while remaining simple and easy to use. What else is new in this latest version? See the features list, below. Two-way firewall - controls inbound and outbound traffic, providing superior protection for your PC. Host protection - proactively monitors and blocks attempts to compromise or steal data. Leak prevention technology - blocks malicious programs from stealing and transmitting your personal information. Self-protection - ensures firewall cannot be deactivated by targeted attacks. Web control - increases online security with features such as unsafe website access restriction and anonymous surfing. Attack detection - automatically blocks unauthorized intrusions and hijacking attempts. Auto-learning mode - keeps track of your typical activities to reduce your need to manage alerts. Entertainment mode - background protection while you play games or watch movies. Easy to use - designed for both home users and experts. Full Vista and 64-bit platform support For more details, visit the Lavasoft Personal Firewall 3.0 product page on Lavasoft.com.
  7. Read the March 2008 issue of Lavasoft News to get an update on current spam trends, find out how malware is effecting today's businesses, and get the latest from Lavasoft Research. We also have news on extended language support of Ad-Aware 2007. Want to receive Lavasoft News directly to your e-mail inbox? Subscribe today. Remember to put Lavasoft on your safe list (whitelist) in e-mail and spam programs to avoid missing out on the latest news and promotions from Lavasoft.
  8. We’ve just released a new version of our anti-spyware software optimized for networks - Ad-Aware Enterprise 2.0. This new version offers all of the features of Ad-Aware 2007 Pro, combined with a centralized, efficient management console, protecting companies from costly malware attacks. What’s in this latest version? See the features list, below. • Redesigned core engine with superior scanning methods and program flexibility • Improved malware detection and removal rates across networks • Simplify installation and maintenance, threat management, monitoring, and removal from a Centralized Management System • Real-time protection and notification of infected clients with Ad-Watch • Advanced Code Sequence Identification technology • Custom detection option for TAI ratings, providing more targeted scan results • Central licensing systems for all clients • Works on Windows Vista 32-bit • New Microsoft standard deployment, configuration and uninstallation • Improved network traffic handling • New user-friendly interface For more details, visit the Ad-Aware Enterprise 2.0 product page on Lavasoft.com.
  9. Read the February 2008 issue of Lavasoft News. In this issue: find out how to bypass a badly behaved threat using social engineering to infect your PC – the so-called Storm Worm, read Lavasoft’s views on battling the business of cyber crime, and get the scoop on a convenient new addition to our website, Lavasoft eStores. Want to receive Lavasoft News directly to your e-mail inbox? Subscribe today. Remember to put Lavasoft on your safe list (whitelist) in e-mail and spam programs to avoid missing out on the latest news and promotions from Lavasoft.
  10. Read the January 2008 issue of Lavasoft News. In this issue: find out how to maintain your computer's performance with Lavasoft's latest product, review the PC security basics you'll need to stay secure in 2008, and in our new "Research Roundup" section, take a closer look at current threats that may be trying to jeopardize your privacy and security. Want to receive Lavasoft News directly to your e-mail inbox? Subscribe today. Remember to put Lavasoft on your safe list (whitelist) in e-mail and spam programs to avoid missing out on the latest news and promotions from Lavasoft.
  11. Read the December 2007 issue of Lavasoft News. Lavasoft News has a fresh newsletter design, updated to give you an easier read of our security news. In this issue, you'll find our advice on getting your PC security know-how in shape for increased threats during the holiday season, and, in our new "Research Roundup" section, take a closer look at current threats that may be trying to jeopardize your privacy and security. Want to receive Lavasoft News directly to your e-mail inbox? Subscribe today. Remember to put Lavasoft on your safe list (whitelist) in e-mail and spam programs to avoid missing out on the latest news and promotions from Lavasoft.
  12. If you have a valid license for an Ad-Aware SE product, you are eligible to update to the Ad-Aware 2007 version completely free of charge. Customers with an existing Ad-Aware SE license will be able to update their software through the Lavasoft Support Center shortly after the release, beginning June 18th. We apologize for this delay, which is due to a glitch in the license system. Edit 09 June 2007 by CalamityJane This is pinned topic for info only. All previous replies have been moved to the following new topic in the forum. You can follow the discussion here: Ad-aware 2007 Plus And Pro Updates http://www.lavasoftsupport.com/index.php?showtopic=9615
  13. Learning about spyware can be confusing, and choosing the right products can be even more confusing. By using our product comparison chart, we have simplified the process so that you can decide which product is exactly right for you. See the product comparison chart.
  14. What’s New in Ad-Aware 2007 Free? • Redesigned Engine – Benefit from superior program flexibility and more accurate scanning methods with all-new program architecture. • Improved Code Sequence Identification (CSI) Technology – Boost your privacy protection with precise detection of embedded malware, including known and emerging threats. • Incremental Definition File Updates – Save precious time and resources with smaller update files resulting in faster download times. • TrackSweep - Control privacy by erasing tracks left behind while surfing the Web on Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Opera, with one easy click. • Multiple Browser Support – Choose Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Opera with expanded browser support. • New Straightforward User Interface – Effortlessly maneuver the complexities of malware detection and removal with our new user-friendly interface. More Key Features • User-Controlled Spyware Removal - Decide for yourself what to delete from your system and what to keep. • Extensive Detection Database – Stay protected with regular updates from the extensive library of identified and analyzed spyware. • System Restore Point – Easily revert back to your clean system to recover from a spyware attack. Edit 09 June 2007 by CalamityJane This is pinned topic for info only. All previous replies have been moved to the following new topic in the forum. You can follow the discussion here: What's New in Ad-Aware 2007 Free? http://www.lavasoftsupport.com/index.php?showtopic=9612
  15. New in Ad-Aware 2007 Plus • Redesigned Engine – Benefit from superior program flexibility and more accurate scanning methods with all-new program architecture. • Improved Code Sequence Identification (CSI) Technology – Boost your privacy protection with precise detection of embedded malware, including known and emerging threats. • The Scheduler – Set automatic scans and updates to fit your personalized needs. • Incremental Definition File Updates – Save precious time and resources with smaller update files resulting in faster download times. • Ad-Watch RegShield – Improved protection against attempted registry changes, a favorite target for many forms of malware. • TrackSweep - Control privacy by erasing tracks left behind while surfing the Web on Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Opera, with one easy click. • Hosts File Editor – Take control of your Web navigation by blocking advertisement sites, reversing browser hijack entries, assisting with parental controls, and creating navigation shortcuts. • Multiple Browser Support – Choose Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Opera with expanded browser support. • New Straightforward User Interface – Effortlessly maneuver the complexities of malware detection and removal with our new user-friendly interface. More Key Features • User-Controlled Spyware Removal - Decide for yourself what to delete from your system and what to keep. • Extensive Detection Database – Stay protected with priority updates from our extensive library of identified and analyzed spyware. • Ad-Watch Real-Time Monitor - Proactively detect malware and parasites so malicious applications are intercepted before they install on your PC. • Customized Scans – Save time by scanning selected areas where known spyware programs are located – RAM, registry, hard drives, external storage devices, and optical drives. • System Restore Point – Easily revert back to your clean system to recover from a spyware attack.
  16. New in Ad-Aware 2007 Pro • Redesigned Engine – Benefit from superior program flexibility and more accurate scanning methods with all-new program architecture. • Improved Code Sequence Identification (CSI) Technology – Boost your privacy protection with precise detection of embedded malware, including known and emerging threats. • The Scheduler – Set automatic scans and updates to fit your personalized needs. • Incremental Definition File Updates – Save precious time and resources with smaller update files resulting in faster download times. • Ad-Watch RegShield – Improved protection against attempted registry changes, a favorite target for many forms of malware. • Ad-Watch Connect – Open a new channel to identify keyloggers and identity theft attempts with this convenient snapshot of programs actively connected to other networks. • TrackSweep - Control privacy by erasing tracks left behind while surfing the Web on Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Opera, with one easy click. • Hosts File Editor – Take control of your Web navigation by blocking advertisement sites, reversing browser hijack entries, assisting with parental controls, and creating navigation shortcuts. • Multiple Browser Support – Choose Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Opera with expanded browser support. • New Straightforward User Interface – Effortlessly maneuver the complexities of malware detection and removal with our new user-friendly interface. More Key Features • User-Controlled Spyware Removal - Decide for yourself what to delete from your system and what to keep. • Extensive Detection Database – Stay protected with priority updates from our extensive library of identified and analyzed spyware. • Ad-Watch Real-Time Monitor - Proactively detect malware and parasites so malicious applications are intercepted before they install on your PC. • Process Watch Module- View an in-depth snapshot of all running processes and quickly stop known offenders. • Customized Scans – Save time by scanning selected areas where known spyware programs are located – RAM, registry, hard drives, external storage devices, and optical drives. • Detailed Scan Reports – Conveniently export scan reports to XML and log files as text files. • Advanced Command Line Support- Scan and remove spyware without launching the interface window.