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How to update Ad-Aware 2007 to Ad-Aware 2008.

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EDIT: Due to the discovered bug in Ad-Aware 2007, these instructions no longer work. Please follow the steps in this topic:



Ad-Aware 2007 - Automatic update to Ad-Aware 2008.


The latest software update for Ad-Aware 2007 will include a free, automatic update to Ad-Aware 2008.

(Ad-Aware Version


Here is how you access it:

Open Ad-Aware 2007 and in the main status window click on the update button.


This message will appear:


Click 'OK' to continue.



First, you will be prompted to uninstall the Ad-Aware 2007 version:


Click 'YES' to continue



When the uninstallation process has finished, the Ad-Aware 2008 installation file will be downloaded and executed automatically.

Follow the on-screen installation guide.


If using Ad-Aware Free, you will be prompted to register.

Please register or click 'Use Free' to finalize the installation.


After completing the above, you have now installed the latest version of Ad-Aware 2008!






Edit: Posted link to new instructions. 14th January 2009. Casey

Edited by casey_boy

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