* New! Genotype Detection Technology - Based on heuristics, the new Genotype technology allows Ad-Aware to stay one step ahead of todayâ€™s ever-evolving threats, as well as threats that have not yet been created.
* New! Behavior-Based Heuristics Detection - Extra Sensory Protection allows you to go a step beyond detecting known threats â€“ the heuristics detection finds and blocks unknown and emerging threats and stops deceptive malware and cyber thieves before they attack your personal information.
* New! The Neutralizer - Lavasoftâ€™s new advanced removal tool combats malware that attempts to restore itself even after rebooting your system.
* New! Do Not Disturb Mode - Stay protected while enjoying games or movies online â€“ without the irritating interruptions or strain on system resources that other security software programs cause.
* New! Download Guard for Internet Explorer - Download Guard provides an additional layer of protection that lets you download files on Internet Explorer confidently.
* New! Simple Mode/Advanced Mode - We know that not all users have the same needs, so we give you the power to decide how you want to interact with Ad-Aware.
* New! Community-Driven Translations & Custom Skins - Make Ad-Aware your own. The new format of the user interface allows you to edit and upload translated text for others to use, or create your own skin.
* New! Community-Developed Plug-ins - Ad-Aware now allows developers to expand the functionality of the program by the creation of plug-ins.