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Assume we downloaded a torrent completely and seeded it for a while; now we're gonna re-install Windows and install the torrent client again. We also have downloaded files here too.

So, how could I resume seeding that torrent? We need our upload stats to be tracked as in the past to calculate the whole share ratio on the torrent site's account.

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Just run the torrent program again and point it at the torrent file and the downloaded files. it will resume seeding.

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Thanks. But what is the "point to torrent file and downloaded files" Process? – DummyBeginner Oct 2 '11 at 19:29
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It depends what client you're using. They all have a different procedure. Usually, it's sufficient to double-click on the torrent file and then, when it asks you where to download to, select the place the downloaded files are already. – David Schwartz Oct 2 '11 at 21:32

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