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

#1DarkZV2BetaPosted 9/10/2013 4:28:25 PM
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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#2Snuckie7Posted 9/10/2013 4:30:01 PM
Thank god I've been ignoring that annoying update popup for months.
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#3DetectivPenguinPosted 9/10/2013 4:30:24 PM
Thats why I never let uTorrent update...
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#4CatToyPosted 9/10/2013 4:31:54 PM
It's Azureus all over again!
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#5thatfool12GsPosted 9/10/2013 4:32:00 PM
Lol, thanks TC, I'll continue to ignore the popup.
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#6Ned_MandingoPosted 9/10/2013 4:42:29 PM
Quote:Thats why I never let uTorrent update...
@DetectivPenguin

Same, using 2.2.1 here.
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#7DarkZV2Beta(Topic Creator)Posted 9/10/2013 4:48:37 PM(edited)
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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#8RPGMattPosted 9/10/2013 4:45:58 PM
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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#9MaximoomPosted 9/10/2013 4:48:30 PM
I am using utorrent 3.3

what version install malware?
#10d209999Posted 9/10/2013 4:49:34 PM
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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