Software Update: AdwCleaner

Malwarebytes has released an update for AdwCleaner version 8.0.9. This program aims to remove malware, such as toolbars added to web browsers and so-called hijackers, which modify the homepage and search engine, among other things. Support is available for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. After the scan has been performed, you can decide for yourself what needs to be removed. This release fixes a startup issue that was affecting some people.


  • Update the UPX build used to pack AdwCleaner in order to fix startup issues by several users.

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Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Malwarebytes
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License type Freeware