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Ad-Aware 10.2 Released


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#1 CeciliaB

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 12:03 AM

Ad-Aware 10.2 has bee released.
Press release: http://www.lavasoft....browsing-system

The following major changes have been applied in Ad-Aware 10.2 compared to 10.1:

1. Installation file installs the Ad-Aware 10.2 Free Antivirus+ 30-day Trial instead of Ad-Aware 10 Pro Security 30-day Trial.

2. To use Ad-Aware 10.2 Free Antivirus+ more than 30 day, you have to request a free licence key. License key for Ad-Aware 10 Free Antivirus+ is valid for one year. Before the license key expires, you can request a new key from Lavasoft.

3. To get Ad-Aware 10.2 Pro Security 30-day Trial, you have to install Ad-Aware 10.2 Free Antivirus+ 30-day Trial and request the free license key by selecting "Pro Trial" in the "Info" menu on the main screen of Ad-Aware.

4. When upgrading Ad-Aware 10.2 Free Antivirus+ to Ad-Aware 10.2 Personal Security, Pro Security or Pro Security 30-day Trial you have to enter the appropriate license key and turn on "Advanced Firewall" and/or "Shop & Bank Safely Online". A message will be displayed and after you had clicked "OK" in the message box additional components will be installed and you need to restart the computer before the features are running.

If Ad-Aware 10.2 Free Antivirus+ was installed over the top of Ad-Aware 10.1 the additional components are already installed.

5. When downgrading Ad-Aware 10.1 (any version) or 10.2 Personal Security, Pro Security or Pro Security Pro Trial to Ad-Aware 10.2 Free Antivirus+ and you do not want to have unnecessary components installed, you have to uninstall/remove Ad-Aware 10.1 or 10.2 before installing Ad-Aware 10.2 Free Antivirus+.

6. The installation program for Ad-Aware 10.2 will stop the installation if an incompatible program is detected.

The following programs are detected:
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 32 bit
ESET NOD32 Smart Secur 32 bit
Kaspersky Internet Security 64 and 32 bit
McAfee Internet Security 64 and 32 bit
McAfee Total Protection 64 and 32 bit
McAfee AntiVirus Plus 64 and 32 bit
Trend Micro AntiVirus 32 bit
Trend Micro Titanium 32 bit
Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2012 32 bit
Norton AntiVirus 64 and 32 bit
Norton 360 64 and 32 bit
Norton Internet Security 64 and 32 bit
Norman Security Suite 32 bit
CA Internet Security Suite 32 bit
CA Anti-Virus 32 bit
Avira AntiVir premium 64 and 32 bit
BitDefender Antivirus 32 bit
AVG 32 bit
Spyware Doctor 64 and 32 bit
avast! Pro Antivirus 32 bit

Ad-Aware 10.2 is also incompatible with the following programs:
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 64 bit
ESET NOD32 Smart Secur 64 bit
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 64 and 32 bit
Panda Global Protection 2012 64 and 32 bit
Panda Internet Security 2012 64 and 32 bit
Spy Sweeper 64 and 32 bit
Trend Micro AntiVirus 64 bit
Trend Micro Titanium 64 bit
Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2012 64 bit
Norman Security Suite 64 bit
Symantec AntiVirus 64 and 32 bit
CA Internet Security Suite 64 bit
CA Anti-Virus 64 bit
Avira AntiVir 64 and 32 bit
BitDefender Antivirus 64 bit
AVG 64 bit
F-Secure Internet Security 64 and 32 bit
avast! Antivirus 64 and 32 bit
avast! Pro Antivirus 64 bit

Note: There may be other less common programs that are incompatible as well. Please, inform us if you discover such a program.

7. When your license key for Ad-Aware 10.2 Personal or Pro Security is about to expire, you renew it by following the link "Renew License" on the screen displayed when first clicking "Options" on the main screen and then selection the "General" tab. You are now able to copy your current license key on that screen to be able to paste it on the renewal web page.

8. The feature "Identity Protection" has been added to all versions of Ad-Aware 10.2, but is only available to US Citizens. This feature will help you to protect personal information by actively monitoring your credit report and alerting you when critical changes to your records are detected.

Bug fixes:

1. In some XP computers the sbhips.sys driver in Ad-Aware 10.1 caused blue screen of death (BSOD) now and then.

2. In 10.1 certain settings were not saved, if you didn't Exit Ad-Aware before turning off the computer.

3. The possibility to select "Prompt" on "Real-Time Protection" tab has been removed due to a lot of issues.
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#2 CeciliaB

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 03:13 PM

Ad-Aware 10 isn't compatible with Bullguard.




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