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How do I upgrade from Ad-Aware Anniversary Edition to the latest version of Ad-Aware?

You can download Ad-Aware 8.2 Free at

 If you have a valid license for Plus/Pro versions, when you install this latest version your license will be automatically transfered to Ad-Aware 8.2 during installation.

Simply click on the 'update now' button and download the latest Ad-Aware installation file (Ad-AwareInstallation.exe).

The link will redirect to the Ad-Aware Free page on Note: The installation file for Ad-Aware Free (Ad-AwareInstallation.exe) is the same as for Plus and Pro.

Installation instructions:

Once downloaded double-click the Ad-AwareInstallation.exe file and follow the on-screen instructions in the Installation Wizard to install. Ad-Aware anniversary edition will be uninstalled during installation of Ad-Aware.

Your computer must be restarted to complete the installation. Click the option to "Restart now."  Click "Finish" to complete the installation process

The program will download any available updates.
Your computer will then restart and Latest version of Ad-Aware (Ad-Aware 8.2) will be completely installed.

Please Note: Your license will be transfered to this latest version on installation.


Alternative download locations:

Download the Ad-Aware Installation file: (Ad-AwareInstallation.exe) from the link sent to you via email shortly after your purchase had been processed.

Log-in to the support center and download a new copy of Ad-Aware (click) here, from the link in the 'My Downloads' section.

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