Welcome to BC....
If you have uTorrent installed that would be the source of one piece of adware. Be aware that more than 60% of
uTorrent downloads will contain malware and or adware.
That is all that was found and removed....some adware.
You can use the program below to scan for other security risks.
- download Security Check by glax24 and save the file to the Desktop
- Run the tool by accepting all the Security prompts
- when complete the tool will produce a log file C:\SecurityCheck\SecurityCheck.txt and also copy the contents to the Clipboard
- Simply Paste the log to your reply
If you don't have an ad blocker installed I suggest using Adblock Plus.
Adblock Plus :: Add-ons for Firefox Adblock Plus - Chrome Web Store
Adblock Plus for Edge browser Adblock Plus for IE
You can block the ad and tracking cookies from installing on your computer by blocking third party cookies.
How to disable third-party cookies in all major web browsers
Once you have blocked the install of those cookies then run CCleaner to remove the existing ones.
“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”― Lawrence M. Krauss
A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”