The Avast antivirus
detects viruses and malwares, but it is also able to protect you against adware and unwanted (search bars, intrusive adware, etc.) programs.
- This option is not enabled by default. Here's how to activate it.
- Open Avast, go to "Resident protection", "File Agent" and click on "Expert Settings
- In the "sensitivity" section, select "Find potentially unwanted software (LPI)"
- Repeat the operation for the other agents.