timewaitsfornoman Posted March 4, 2014 Report Share Posted March 4, 2014 I found a number of torrent files in my recycle bin for shows that I did not download, and would not have downloaded. They were never active in my µTorrent program.There's nobody else that uses this computer. I am certain of this.Windows 8 operating system latest version of µTorrent ISP = Comcast AVG antivirus ... and yes, I'm absolutely certain I didn't download these torrents. Not even by accident.What could be causing this? I'm not very well-versed in the intracate workings of P2P filesharing, but though that perhaps these files could have passed from other users to whom I was connected for different torrents that I actively downloaded? (if that makes any sense) My concern is that somehow someone is using my connection to download files or has hijacked my system in some fashion. Any meaningful input that stems beyond pure conjecture is much appreciated. ***UPDATE*** Dunno why I didn't think of this from the start, but I tried restoring the files to see where they'd end up. Turns out they were in a subfolder of another torrent I downloaded ... is this like a common 'marketing' ploy that some uploaders use to push more of their torrents? The subfolder was titled "TSV Torrents," the uploader of the one I originally sought out and downloaded. Does this make sense to anybody? Thanks again to you guys for responding. Much appreciated. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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