2
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1answer
33 views

How to get rid of Opera association with torrent files?

When I click torrent file in Google Chrome browser, I am forced to make two confirmations not to use Opera to open this file. Firs one: Second one: I select it all the time, but it asks again ...
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1answer
19 views

If I download and seed through uTorrent at the same time, will my download speed be affected because of uploading?

For example, I am currently downloading at the speed of 58KBps, and uploading at half the speed, if I stop the uploading, will the average download speed increase?
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1answer
56 views

How does thepiratebay keeps its visitors anonymous? [closed]

Yeah I wanted to know. It is a big question in my mind. Really why? How does thepiratebay keeps its visitors anonymous?
2
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1answer
29 views

Massively (bulk) reassociating torrent files with their data?

I has often happened to me, that I was moving my directory with files into another place and all torrent files start to "think" their content was lost. I was to reassociate each torrent file with it's ...
1
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1answer
29 views

In uTorrent, how to configure to (only) receive from encrypted peers?

On Mac uTorrent has a setting for forcing encryption on outgoing traffic, but does not have one for (preferring) using encrypted incoming traffic, like Transmission does? ...
0
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0answers
33 views

utorrent downloads restricted to 10 Kb/s

have already set up port forwarding on my netgear wnr1000v2 router and tried adjusting obvious settings torrent speed, even on very well-shared torrents, will start out at a high dl rate when I open ...
0
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1answer
17 views

Vuze downloading something else?

While downloading a video and few other files along with it I found following condition Why it is showing nothing in front of 1.4 GB while total downloaded data is 2.16 MB and also speed in front of ...
0
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0answers
6 views

Block Torrent Clients on FiberHome AN1020-25U_V2.0 [duplicate]

My hostel-mates use u torrents to download movies, even when they are outside they still leave their computers turned on and the u torrent set on download. Because of this we are experiencing very ...
1
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3answers
96 views

How can I change a torrent's name?

How can I change a torrent's display name which appears in the torrent client before or after I start any download as shown in the screensot here below. Kindly suggest any work around.
0
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1answer
71 views

Merging multiple torrent files into one

i have 10 torrent files and i haven't downloaded any one of them and i want to merge them into one big torrent file that download all the nested torrents within, i have read this question and seen ...
0
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1answer
102 views

What does Peer dl. mean in bittorrent?

I'm seeding a torrent file in bittorrent, and under Peers tab it shows a column called Peer dl. What does that mean and what do the numbers in the column mean?
1
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2answers
72 views

Torrent ports and firewalls

I use this uTorrent program, under its settings 'Listening port' I set up a port of 46301, and also open that port in firewall. But whoever connects to me to leech, they connect to random ports ...
0
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0answers
55 views

torrent program, pulling from rss, but only downloading for a set time limit per torrent?

I primarily use µTorrent, so if it can be done with µTorrent that would be great. but am open to other options, even on other platforms if necessary. I'm looking for the ability to pull torrents from ...
1
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3answers
1k views

Utorrent checks files after every reboot/shut down

I have searched all over the internet but cant find any solution. I am using windows 7 and utorrent. Whenever shutdown is given and if there are active downloads , utorrent checks those file on next ...
0
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0answers
44 views

port is not open in torrent client even though it was forwarded

I have a problem with port forwarding with my torrent. The port check tool says that it is open, the firewall exception says so as well. But, the test by the client does not. I don't know why. Can ...
0
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1answer
2k views

uTorrent DHT patch == privacy threat?

There are releases of uTorrent with DHT Patch and I was wondering if they do not pose a privacy threat. DHT Patch is basically a patch, that allows you to use DHT on torrents marked with private ...
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1answer
253 views

Download only a part of a torrent movie

I am working on a media project that contains little clips from movies and I wonder if there any way to avoid downloading all of the data instead only the specified parts of the movies?
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1answer
173 views

How do torrent clients like Utorrent work behind the scenes? [closed]

I am looking to write my own small scale torrent client, similar to Utorrent. However I am unsure of how to even begin to establish a connection to the different seeders. Once I have a torrent file ...
2
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3answers
118 views

μTorrent: How do we get the “added” date of a torrent file?

How can we get the actual date/time that a torrent file was added? In the μTorrent client, only an estimate of "2 months ago" is shown:
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2answers
2k views

Why My torrent downloading hangs my computer?

I am downloading a game, it is almost 90% complete. Now, when I open my utorrent software, it hangs my computer. I am trying to copy-paste that game so that I can save that 90% file but its not ...
0
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1answer
777 views

Why is my download status stuck at 19.7%?

I do have an (albeit small) upload limit set, so my computer is seeding the torrent for other users, however my down limit is 200 and uTorrent is stuck at 19.7%. The down speed is either blank, which ...
1
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2answers
152 views

Prioritize a peer?

I'm a Utorrent user, and am currently seeding a rather large file set. I have allocated a seedbox that I want to use to share the torrent with much higher bandwidth than I currently have. However, ...
3
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2answers
4k views

How to forward uTorrent port on DD-WRT?

I have uTorrent 3.3.2 installed on two computers and on both computers it says that the port is not properly forwarded when I do the built-in port test. I followed this guide to forward the ports. ...
0
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1answer
89 views

Power Failures and Torrent Download

I am downloading a large torrent. I had 2 power failures during the download. Will this affect the file integrity? The torrent client did not seem to run a check once I booted up after power was ...
4
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4answers
8k views

How to download files in torrents sequentially

I am downloading some TV Series using uTorrent . But I want to download on the basis of the episode ( File name ) sequentially . So I want the 4th episode to start downloading only after the first ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Windows 7 x64 repeatedly crashing due to high speed torrent download through uTorrent

My windows 7 x64 keeps on crashing when downloading some torrent which attains high speed. I've installed a software called WhoCrashed and tried to analyze the problem. I'm out of my wits as to why ...
0
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0answers
984 views

Bluescreen error when trying to download anything using either of the torrent client

I have window 7 x64 bit running over my laptop and when i am trying to download anything using torrent magnet my laptop crashes and gives out a blue screen error. I also tried uninstalling the ...
0
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1answer
69 views

If i edit a torrent's downloaded file(s) will they count as a seed?

Like if I edit a file's ID3 on itunes or if I change the contents of a file. Put simply if I modify a downloaded torrent's files in any way.
2
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2answers
269 views

Does µTorrent v2 have a security vulnerability?

Many people are using a second version of µTorrent because they don't like the ads (even though one can disable ads on v3). It is generally recommended to update software because of potential ...
3
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5answers
7k views

Does a low user-set maximum upload speed translate to slower download speeds in µTorrent?

This question has been asked numerous times on the web and the given answer almost always is yes. However, I never saw any support and I suspect that the answer is given purely to give the motivation ...
5
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2answers
2k views

How do I remove the ADs in uTorrent?

Since version 3.2, uTorrent displays ADs in the form of a "Featured Torrent" banner and a small square advertising in the sidebar. Is there a way to disable those?
0
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2answers
307 views

Shared torrent client between computers on network

Basically what I have are 2 computers on my network. Both have a torrent client (currently utorrent) and each computer downloads whatever torrents are needed. BUT because most of the torrents I ...
2
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3answers
4k views

Different download paths for different labels in uTorrent

I've been using Transmission for a pretty long time, and there was good feature which allowed me to put torrents with different labels into different folders. For ex. torrents with label music would ...
0
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1answer
481 views

Why one torrent slow and others fast?

I've noticed that torrents with a lot of seeds are downloaded with the slow speed (10-50 Kb/s). Why does it happen? For example, I'm downloading 3 torrents with uTorrent 3.3: Seeds: 17 of 168 (512 ...
1
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1answer
233 views

Can I recreate a .torrent file from a torrent in uTorrent

If I have a torrent that I have been seeding for a long time in uTorrent (that I no longer have the .torrent for) that I would like to remove and then use in the future, or transfer to another PC is ...
7
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2answers
647 views

Where does a magnet/torrent client look for the hash/torrent/file?

In short: Wikipedia mentions a required "availability search" to find peers (and the actual file): Note that, although a particular file is indicated, an availability search for it must still be ...
0
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0answers
3k views

Is there an automatic way to add trackers to a torrent?

As explained by this answer, adding trackers to torrents may speed up their download, as well as allow you to share the files with more peers. Is there some way by which I can automatically add a ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Is it possible to combine a list of torrents into one torrent with many files, keeping the seeds?

Let's say you have all the episodes of FOO series that you downloaded as they were out, so you have like 20 torrents. Now let's say you want to make a bundle torrent with all the files, call it "FOO ...
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1answer
366 views

Are the “TCPackFrequency” and “TCPnodely” settings we use for games good for torrents? [closed]

I wonder if they are a deterrent of good torrent networking operation.
3
votes
1answer
4k views

What do light purple color mean in uTorrent

I run uTorrent 3.1.2 in my Windows 7 PC. When I download one file, I see some purple colored lines under Files Tab > Pieces. Below is an image of what I am telling (little resized); I think that ...
5
votes
1answer
4k views

Does uTorrent use LAN networking if a peer is on my LAN?

Can uTorrent (or any other bittorrent client for that matter) detect that a peer is on your LAN, and share parts through LAN instead of the internet?
1
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1answer
200 views

torrent remote wont connect while on same network

My problem is that my torrent remote app connects fine while I use my phones data connection but fails when I'm at home using WiFi. I've verified this this problem in the browser as well to make ...
1
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0answers
122 views

Prevent uTorrent from downloading when disk quota is reached?

The disk quota management in Windows XP is working with uTorrent but not in the ideal way: It notifies me that the download will not be saved because disk quota is full but only upon uTorrent exit. ...
0
votes
1answer
185 views

Skip downloads in uTorrent if no seeders/0mb downloaded after 2 minutes

I have a massive download queue whereby a lot of the files have 0 seeds and 0 peers as does my current download. Is there a preference to stop download with 0 seeds or a set limit where if 1Mb worth ...
0
votes
1answer
346 views

What is the command line program to seed an already downloaded torrent?

So, I'm finished with downloading Ubuntu 12.04 torrent. I used rtorrent for that. After it's finished, I closed the rtorrent. Now, I still has the torrent file and I want to seed it without ...
3
votes
1answer
179 views

Upgrading uTorrent 2.x to 3.x behind a router

After upgrading uTorrent version from 2.x to 3.x some torrents get the requested address is not valid in its context in tracker statuses. Upload speed on such torrents is very slow or none. ...
0
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0answers
209 views

Can't download a file in the same LAN using BitTorrent

Context: Computer 1: ThinkPad Windows 7 Latest version of uTorrent Contains the one and only copy of a big file Computer 2: Desktop computer Windows 7 Latest version of uTorrent Steps to ...
0
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1answer
4k views

Using torrent on networks which block torrents

How can I use torrents on a network which blocks torrents and trackers? Is using a proxy server the only way?
0
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1answer
207 views

Is uTorrent warning for nothing?

The newest uTorrent version has a feature which warns me if the file is malicious. I noticed that it was right at least once or twice, but after testing 4 different torrents I couldn't find any ...
1
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2answers
897 views

bittorrent prioritize torrents for uploading

There are certain torrents in my list which I'd like to prioritize when it comes to seeding. Is there a torrent client which has this option? I want to mention that hacks like pausing every other ...