most of my programs like Office 2007, photoshop, studio 12, etc,
piratebay baby haha.
ja ja.. piratebay ha ha ha
First off, malware is not a threat until it is executed. I don't know where this 'exposure' idea comes from, but you'd need to execute at least one compromised or infected file to expose your system in any way. Neither uploading or downloading does that.
And if you are talking about people changing the files to include malware for the leechers, you should know that every file is hashed when the torrent is created.
For the record, I am a big supporter of uTorrent. I'm all for lightweight apps.
piratebay.org is nice. i have downloaded a couple of games and movies from there.
Pirate Bay usually has the most torrent participants I've found. Good site.
Scan your files after they have downloaded. Use only reputable torrent sites, read the comments..
Im a member of a couple of private trackers " iptorrents" ect.
Never had any issues here.. using utorrent
^ +1 to what fimbles said. I've never had issues using torrents either. You should always scan regularly as well.
like i said most of the **** on my pc is torrent downloaded
Ms Office 2007
Pinnacle studio 12 Ultimate
-After effects cs4
Please note, Piracy is not condoned on this site.
"Utorrent may have a better UI, and have a lighter system footprint, but there is probably little speed difference".
Utorrent I have been using for a while its fast and stupid easy. Clearly The Best Is Utorrent Its Also Very Light On Resources.
Torrents are not always for piracy. That's a different subject.
I think thats piracy in its finest... lol
Another uTorrent vote here.
The light footprint is what made me switch to it in the first place but what really got me hooked is the fact that it's the only Windows bit-torrent client with decent remote management features. Set it up on a properly configured and secured machine and you can service all your torrenting needs in a centralized fashion using just about any device that has a working internet connection.
I prefer utorrent, and have never had any problems. If you want to be paranoid, build a linux box and dl your torrents from there. If you do a lot like I do, you will find its nice to be able to just start a bunch and not have to worry about it since you are free to use your primary computer for whatever else. Also agree with Rage
I use Utorrent. My ISP completerly blocks torrents at certain times of the day. (Limits between 12PM and 5 PM and blocked completerly between 5Pm and midnight) I have had no problems with it. Limewire is a DEFO NO! Stuff from limewire is full of viruses. at least with torrents people put in the comments box's that they contain viruses.
If you are really worried then don't download from torrent websites. Most torrents are illegall anyway. Also don't limit your uploads! It just makes downloads slower for everybody.
i like utorrent better but i think with the right settings its a matter of opinion
Azureus always the best well 188.8.131.52 is... since is uses java client..