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uTorrent will not run or uninstall - possible malware ?


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#1 zimmer46

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 11:46 AM

Need the help of the good people at BleepingComputer.

 

Winning Win 7 64 bit on one of my PC's.  Foolishly downloaded uTorrent from their own site.   I started the program once and decided it was not what I wanted.  However I cannot uninstall it.  When I try I get a message

 

"You do not have sufficient access to uninstall uTorrent. Please contact your system Admin"

 

If I try and run the program now it gives me

 

"This program is blocked by group policy.  For more information contact your system Admin"

 

I ran MalwareBytes which found 2 PuP's which I deleted, but no change to the uninstall problem.

 

 

Not sure if this is malware or whether I should direct this to the Windows 7 sub forum.

 

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 12:09 PM

Managed to remove it in Safemode.  Sorry should have tried that first.  Cannot delete my post tho.

 

Closed.

 

 

Andrew



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Posted 25 February 2014 - 06:12 AM

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