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Top 5 Free Adware Removal Tools

Change your Facebook theme! You might have seen this advertisement while browsing web, and there are a number of people who click on those links, to have those claimed features. As opposed to their expectation, what happens is that their Facebook News Feed gets filled with ads and everything else that is clumsy enough to ruin make Facebook something sluggish and disgusting. Well, the reason behind these stuff is simple — Adware.

Adware, often considered as dangerous as other malware and virus, can affect your system so badly that ads will be everywhere, from Facebook to websites you visit frequently. Apart from the ad attack, there might be issues that are concerned with privacy of the user.

Recently, we’d published a post on top 10 malware removal tools for Windows, in which we showed you some ways to wipe out malware from your Windows PC in single click. In this post, however, we shall give you list of best 5 tools to remove adware from your computer. So, we can move on with our list, right?

1. BitDefender Adware Removal Tool for PC and Mac

BitDefender Adware Removal Tools

What we have on the first place is a reliable product from a renowned name when it comes to protecting the devices of yours from various threats: BitDefender. Even if you have not used any product of BitDefender, the name needs no introduction, due to its intense popularity & impression created among users. BitDefender Adware Removal Tool is a free tool to remove adware from your computer, by thoroughly scanning different areas of your PC. It has to be noted that you get this tool free when you purchase antivirus software from BitDefender. So, if you don’t have BitDefender antivirus installed in your PC, you can check out this completely free adware removal software.

Noticeable features of BitDefender Adware Removal Tool include state-of-the-art scanning technology, ability to review applications and toolbars before removing them from your PC, feature to remove application bundler and application keylogger along with adware etc. In the long run, however, you’ll be able to have your PC with enhanced speed and fewer bugs.

  • Price: Free
  • Availability: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and Windows 8.1 and Mac

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2. AdwCleaner


AdwCleaner is an easy-to-use tool for removing adware, toolbars and other disgusting stuff from your PC as to make sure that neither your browsing experience nor privacy is being destroyed. Considering the common tendency to go for a standard installation process, in which all these kinds of unwanted software will find their place in your PC, this tool goes through free-labelled software to know whether such tools are stealing information from your PC and thus causing any issues worth considering. So, in other words, you will be able to find notable adware from your PC and to remove them instantly.

Talking about advance options, AdwCleaner has a section that lets you decide which programs will be detected by its scanner. For instance, if you want to exclude Firefox-based detection from list, you can make corresponding change in advanced section of AdwCleaner. Plus, it weighs just 2.1 MB, which is quite low when considering its performance.

  • Price: Free
  • Availability: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and Windows 8.1 both 32 & 64 bit,

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3. Malwarebytes Antimalware


Malwarebytes had been included in our previous list of top malware removal tools for PC and it deserves place in the list of top adware removal tools as well. Unlike above mentioned software, Malwarebytes Antimalware is not limited to the removal of adware, but it can find and destruct various kinds of threats such as viruses, rootkits, Trojans, and a lot of other dangerous stuff that you might come across while browsing web. You can be quite sure of the fact that Malwarebytes Antimalware will remove those tools, because the software uses unmatchable eradication technology to help your PC from destruction.

So, if you prefer having an all-in-one, against-all-threats solution rather than an Adware-targeted remover, you have to check out Malwarebytes Antivirus, which is indeed something great. Plus, for your information, Malwarebytes has a truly intuitive user interface.

  • Price: Free (Premium Version is also available for $24)
  • Availability: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and Windows 8.1


4. AdwareMedic


Hello, Mac Users! At least, we have ended up on a tool that can remove adware and other unwanted stuff from Mac-powered device of yours. Working process of AdwareMedic is too simple to understand, because once you’ve done with the installation process, you have to click on a single button to find dangerous adware in your Mac. However, it does not have the ability to search for or detect malware, so you can’t use AdwareMedic as an antivirus alternative.

The best part of AdwareMedic is that it has no sorts of installations to do with. On the other hand, once you open its interface, there will be a connection established with servers of AdwareMedic and the connection will be used to get information about latest adware signatures and thus to find almost every kind of adware that disturbs your Mac. Of course, as you guess, AdwareMedic is available for Mac.

  • Price: Free
  • Availability: OS X 10.7 or later versions


5. SUPERAntiSpyware

SUPERAntiSpyware is another member from our previous list, and it will be quite helpful in the removal of adware in a way that such tools will never bother you again. Just like the case of Malwarebytes, SUPERAntiSpyware is a tool for removal of various threats like spyware, adware, Trojans, keylogger, rogue etc. All these can be done using this tool, without even consuming big amount of resources, as opposed to majority of antivirus solutions in the market. Also, if you need, there are options for real-time protection such as notifications through email, real-time blocking of all kinds of harmful threats etc.

Thus, SUPERAntiSpyware should be your aim if you do not want to spend time and resources by installing particular tools for removing particular kind of threats. And, yes, it’s free to use.

  • Price: Free (Professional & Enterprise versions available)
  • Availability: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and Windows 8.1


So, now, we have a list of top 5 adware removal software for Windows and Mac! We do very well know that you will have something to add! Do let us know through your comments.

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