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Welp, uTorrent now tries to install malware when you update it...

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User Info: DarkZV2Beta

DarkZV2Beta
3 years ago#1
Not only that, but Microsoft malware. "Windows Activation Technology plugin"? And sets your search to Bing by default.

So, there goes all my bookmarks, all my history, and all my everything.
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User Info: Snuckie7

Snuckie7
3 years ago#2
Thank god I've been ignoring that annoying update popup for months.
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DetectivPenguin
3 years ago#3
Thats why I never let uTorrent update...
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CatToy
3 years ago#4
It's Azureus all over again!
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thatfool12Gs
3 years ago#5
Lol, thanks TC, I'll continue to ignore the popup.
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Ned_Mandingo
3 years ago#6
Quote:Thats why I never let uTorrent update...
@DetectivPenguin

Same, using 2.2.1 here.
You gotta pay the troll toll.

User Info: DarkZV2Beta

DarkZV2Beta
3 years ago#7
Aaaand even after reinstalling firefox, and removing the registry key for this plugin, "Windows Activation Technology" is still sitting there in my FF plugins.
And firefox won't even work right anymore. WTF.
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RPGMatt
3 years ago#8
Options -> Check for updates automatically

It blows me away that people just let update windows harass them instead of looking at the damn options.
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User Info: Maximoom

Maximoom
3 years ago#9
I am using utorrent 3.3

what version install malware?

User Info: d209999

d209999
3 years ago#10
DarkZV2Beta posted...
Aaaand even after reinstalling firefox, and removing the registry key for this plugin, "Windows Activation Technology" is still sitting there in my FF plugins.
And firefox won't even work right anymore. WTF.


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