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Avoid updating to the latest utorrent

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Hey guys,

So a couple of days ago, utorrent decided to roll out a new update. When I updated it, and when the message popped, it without asking me, decides to download malware onto my computer. The suspicious program that it installs is search protector. DO NOT let utorrent auto update. Otherwise, your computer will be compromized. Next to impossible to remove. It even blocks MSE and malwarebytes.
Edited by HowHardCanItBe - 9/13/13 at 7:12am
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Had to drop uTorrent for Deluge the other day. Glad I did.
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Still rockin 1.8... uTorrent has gone completely in the garbage lately.
 
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Originally Posted by wholeeo View Post

Had to drop uTorrent for Deluge the other day. Glad I did.

I'm planning on installing Deluge tomorrow. Looking forward to playing with something new!
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uTorrent went to crap after ads started getting put in. (FYI you can turn off ads in preferences)

There's many other options that have supplanted it including Deluge and qBittorrent
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Uh oh. No bueno. Might have to use WDO to get rid of the sucker....
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Yup the new utorrent is full of badware -_-
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