For some reason on certain websites when I press on magnet links it redirects me to 'Add new torrent' and its empty. Size: 0B and the list below it is empty too.
Any idea how to fix this?
Magnet links work by your machine retrieving the torrent information from other peers. This includes the torrent size and etc.
this means when you first download the magnet link file your machine won't know anything about the torrent. After a short while of running the torrent you should find utorrent populates the information. The amount of time taken depends on the number of available peers, etc.
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No, and it wouldn’t because that’s normal for magnet links.
When you download a
Magnet links are only a couple of dozen bytes and contain only the name and hash of the torrent itself (not its files). (I don’t see why the total size of the torrent couldn’t also be included for convenience, but it’s not.)
When you use a magnet link, it will be devoid of any content and you must start it to retrieve the information that
(You will also know when it has retrieved the metadata because the torrent’s Selected Size column will change from
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