Hey, I've got several questions. I used to use p2p, way back, and now im using newsgroups. I've recently downloaded Azureus to try out torrents. Newsgroups are great, but they are only up for so long, and you can't always find what you want. Here's a list of questions. 1) I thought Azureus looked pretty nice, and heard good about it too, are there any better BT programs? 2) I know nothing about BTorrents, are they safe? People can't just screw with my computer can they? 3) I basicly did the default settings for Azureus, good? Or are there things I should change. 4) I know suprnova.org is gone, and there is mininova.org and isohunter.com, but are there any real good sites like suprnova was? 5) Security issues with Torrents, downloading uploading etc...any plugins I should install, etc. 6) Im totally new to this, and I want an expert to please inform me on how I should set this up. I want to be using the best program, have everything configured correctly, and be safe, along with anything else you think would be good. Set me up with perfeciton . 7) If there's any ways to speed up my downloads, let me know. I know thats alot, and alot of them go hand in hand, sorta. I just want to have every thing setup correctly, and good. So I can download fast, be secure, etc. Im sure some of you have been downloading torrents for a few years and would know what to do. Also, recently while I've been searching torrent sites, I've been noticing...I've been getting popups...In firefox... That's never happend to me before, makes me wonder. Tell me anything else you think I should know, everything. Thanks, oh, btw, im on a wireless dsl connection. Oo, also popups started after I downloaded one application, visual c++ 6.0 which didn't work.