AdwCleaner is a free Windows PC application designed by the French Xplode developer team. It is used to remove toolbar, popup and hijacker often generated by unwanted or hidden advertising intrusions in the navigation bars. The main purpose of the app is to help you get faster navigation.
AdwCleaner, a multilingual tool to clean your computer
AdwCleaner software looks for, finds, and removes adware, spyware, browser toolbars, browser hijackers, and other malware from the computer and browsers. Concretely, AdwCleaner is used to disinfect your device. The application will perform a full search on the computer to detect any traces of potentially unwanted programs and delete them. It differs from Antivirus that have a preventive role in preventing the installation of viruses. To do this, the application has a search mode and a delete mode. A click on the "Search" button launches the search for adware and spyware on the computer. After the scan, the application displays the locations of unwanted files and offers to delete them.
The file types targeted by AdwCleaner are usually provided with free programs downloaded from the Web. These include programs downloaded automatically or installed on your computer, files in browser toolbars, adware, and other unwanted programs. AdwCleaner is compatible with all desktop versions of Windows. It does not require any PC installation for review. The application can also be started from a USB key or a live CD and can thus be checked.