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Ad-Aware 2008 Update

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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!

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