AdwCleaner, an excellent application that gets rid of adware, browser hijackers, unwanted programs and toolbars has been acquired by Malwarebytes Corporation and is now part of Malwarebytes family. Latest AdwCleaner version 6.030 has Malwarebytes branding and is available for download.
Malwarebytes has an aggressive stance against PUPs, with AdwCleaner purchase, the company will ‘integrate many of proprietary techniques and detections into their flagship products’.
Recently released AdwCleaner 6.0 version sports a new user interface, logo and uses a new codebase. A recent program update has made the tool to display only the tabs that have detected elements. To avoid potential conflicts, an informational message will be shown if the user tries to run two instances of AdwCleaner.
Currently, AdwCleaner download link placed on Malwarebytes site redirects to ToolsLib. As we know, AdwCleaner will always be available for download in the future from Malwarebytes site.