Application Ad-Aware Security Add-on

How to uninstall Ad-Aware Security Add-on from your PC

Ad-Aware Security Add-on is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows release was created by Lavasoft. Go over here for more information on Lavasoft. Ad-Aware Security Add-on is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\AdAware SecureSearch Toolbar directory, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. You can uninstall Ad-Aware Security Add-on by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\AdAware SecureSearch Toolbar\uninstall.exe. Note that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. Ad-Aware Security Add-on's main file takes about 502.30 KB (514352 bytes) and its name is dtUser.exe.

Ad-Aware Security Add-on contains of the executables below. They take 863.27 KB (883992 bytes) on disk.

  • dtUser.exe (502.30 KB)
  • ffHelper.exe (103.00 KB)
  • ieUtils.exe (101.98 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (156.00 KB)

The information on this page is only about version of Ad-Aware Security Add-on. Click on the links below for other Ad-Aware Security Add-on versions: to view all...

A way to uninstall Ad-Aware Security Add-on from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Ad-Aware Security Add-on is a program released by Lavasoft. Some users want to remove this program. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK procedure to remove Ad-Aware Security Add-on is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Ad-Aware Security Add-on or simply click the Search field and type in "Ad-Aware Security Add-on". If it exists on your system the Ad-Aware Security Add-on program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Ad-Aware Security Add-on in the list , the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Ad-Aware Security Add-on, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Ad-Aware Security Add-on.
Uninstall Ad-Aware Security Add-on

8. After removing Ad-Aware Security Add-on, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Ad-Aware Security Add-on which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Ad-Aware Security Add-on with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Ad-Aware Security Add-on by Lavasoft from your computer, nor are we saying that Ad-Aware Security Add-on by Lavasoft is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Ad-Aware Security Add-on supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-01 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-01 15:33:52.460