What it will do is allow you to extract files from virtually any type of archive, regardless of source, compression method, etc. But as someone who’s installed Java numerous times and never ended up with the Ask Toolbar I don’t have much sympathy for people who can’t pay attention to what’s presented on the screen. Really hard to remove. Like others have noted, if you were happy with uTorrent in , just use an older version. IIRC, that means post version 1. He’s a genius, and made a vere light uTorrent it was supposed to be a really light bittorrent client and then he sold it to bittorrent and stopped developing it and that’s why it stopped being lightweight.
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It’s become my standard client since I found out about it. Macuyiko on Oct 25, Someone must’ve posted an HN link on 4chan. Ah, this explains what happened to my girlfriend who was using bittorrent to download bundles of academic papers.
Adware goes to where there are a lot of non tech savvy users.
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Google has done paid toolbar distribution as well. Fuxy on Oct 25, Then uTorrent started getting bloatware I didn’t want, but by then, Transmission had gotten filehhippo. The day uTorrent pushed the update that tried to install a browser extension I was absolutely done with them.
Vuze was an expansion of that. Plus it “looks native.
It felt like sleazy garbage and I actually worried I’d inadvertently installed spyware on my machine. It looks like the life cycle of any popular torrent application is: Every package manager that I’ve seen so far allows installations of locally downloaded packages.
I got bitten by this yesterday when I updated. For a minute there I thought you were some kind of scumbag.
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Firefox scrubbed uotrrent fairly quickly, but it was Chrome that really seemed determined to change search provider and home page. Anecdotally, I had occasion to fire up a torrent client and grabbed uTorrent, what I used some time ago and found to be a good client. User rating User Rating 7.
If desktop Linux gets more traction, you’ll see such search hijacking on there too. Tilehippo had to remove this from my wifes machine yesterday, and everything was related to a Conduit installer. When I go to https: I SO second this, and I raise you an excellent web-interface to boot.
It’s perfect if you have an old machine laying around somewhere.
So glad someone posted on this bullshit. You can use a remote connection to connect to uTorrent but it goes through uTorrent’s server for authentication if my memory serves me well. Windows users can turn to Free Download Manager. Report search protect to All anti-viruses, report to Yahoo!
P2P apps appear to be more susceptible to falling to shady partners, though. Since there are a lot of suggestions here, I’d like to add my personal favorite: I have been using linux for years now and was surprised how awful it became while I was off utodrent. Wingman4l7 on Oct 25, uTorrent has a webUI that allows you to log to it remotely; you have to install it on the PC that uTorrent resides on.
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All torrents failed before they really started. This is a pretty crappy move.
Visual Basic Express Is there any feedback you would like to provide? PeterisP on Oct 25,