Immediately after starting this program you should look to the bottom right
just about the start button there's some text that says check for updates.
Please run this every time you plan on scanning with ad-aware to guarantee that
you have the latest definitions possible. That window looks like this:
You'll want to click on connect. If there's an update available a box will
popup that has either an OK or a cancel box. Clicking on OK will download the
latest file. If there's no update available you'll see the following box which
means you're ready to scan!
Now that you have the latest definitions lets check your scan settings real
quick to make sure you're getting the most out of the free version. The options
are the little image that looks like a gear. Click on that and then select
scanning on the left side. Here's an image of what mine looks like: