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Hey, so I just installed uTorrent and for some reason Avira (my free antivirus) keeps reporting adware. (The adware is called 'ADWARE/DealPly.wqew')This is keeps on happening, and I am unsure why, as I am pretty confident that uTorrent itself is not a virus..

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Hey, so I just installed uTorrent and for some reason Avira (my free antivirus) keeps reporting adware. (The adware is called 'ADWARE/DealPly.wqew')This is keeps on happening, and I am unsure why, as I am pretty confident that uTorrent itself is not a virus..

I downloaded uTorrent from http://www.utorrent.com/intl/en/downloads/complete/track/stable/os/windows

Is Avira just showing a false positive, or should I be worried. All of the anti virus pop ups are slowing down my computer.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you and Happy New Year!
It wasn't a torrent. It was uTorrent. I installed the program and this happened. I have found out that this is indeed adware that is associated with invading privacy.

Best Answer:

Enigma: uTorrent is not a virus but it is free and some software developers add ads to their programs to help off set the cost. It's called adware and much of it comes through Open Candy. I suggest you uninstall it and reinstall uTorrent and when you do watch what's being installed. if there are advanced install options then open that as that is where they hide most of the other software,ads,toolbars,browsers,change browser startup page,search engine,etc. and make sure they are unchecked.Also,make sure you're ONLY downloading uTorrent from their own web site or others like MajorGeeks,FileHippo,Softpedia, or Downloads.com (CNET).

Other answer:

Enigma:
When installing new programs make sure that you look at EVERY install page and uncheck or decline the adware. Use Junkware Removal Tool, AdwCleaner and Malwarebytes Antimalware to remove your adware.
Black Side:
Obviously, you installed it… its Optional, or its called a bundle that comes with that kind of software.

When you install uTorrent, it will ask you to install additional programs, (you should've skipped this step, or unmark the programs, so they will not be installed)…

Anyway, download the Malwarebytes:

https://www.malwarebytes.com/

And AdwCleaner:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/downloa…

Marquis The Situation:
Torrent is definitely a virus.
Golam:
yes

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