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My torrents are shared between users

Since I reinstalled µTorrent I noticed that all my torrents are shared between all users – exactly like in this question. The problem is, unlike in the question above, I don't want this, and I don't ...
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Magnet links don't open

Since recently magnet links (from both Chrome and IE) don't launch in uTorrent as expected. It used to work, and I have no clue what broke it. When I click a magnet link in the browser, nothing just ...
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How do I find the torrent file for a current download?

I've had something hanging on utorrent for a few days so I thought I would update the trackers. But I cannot seem to find the actual .torrent file for that download. I've looked through the tabs and ...
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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 ...
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force to re-check availability of files in utorrent

I downloaded part of my torrent that are in utorrent with bittorrent to the same folder. bit torrent started to check the file and found the downloaded parts exactly. Sometimes utorrent started to ...
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Keeping track of downloaded torrent files

I have approximately 300-400 torrent files stored locally. Some of them I have used to download the related torrents, while others I have not. I need a way to keep track of which ones have been ...
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Are the statistics of the previous session sent to the tracker when user reconnects after connection loss?

uTorrent is continuously running in the background in my laptop. I am seeding more than ten torrents in it. I usually use my laptop for short intervals (10 minutes to 45 minutes); I'm keeping it in ...
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utorrent does not work with proxy server

I have utorrent 3.2.2(build 28500) 32-bit. I am trying to download torrent using a proxy server but nothing is working. It shows that you have a wrong network configuration. But the same server ...
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Download torrent in secure mode

I use utorrent for downloading using remote desktop. Can i set it to download in secure mode or is it not supported? (I mean hide my data on network) Is there any torrent downloader that does?
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how to detect if ISPs are blocking torrent download

Up until thispast month, I've had no problems downloading torrent files using uTorrent. Now, nether magnet links nor .torrentfiles can download. Is it possiible that hte ISP has startd blockingP2 P ...
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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 ...
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Prevent accidental running u-torrent, when connected to office vpn?

Is there a way to prevent(or alert) accidental running utorrent, when connected to office vpn? I mean, only one should be running at any time, either u-torrent or the vpn.
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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?
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Is there a way I can choose what individual files to download within a .torrent?

Is there a way to get the list of files under the files tab without the download starting? Sometimes I am after a single file within a torrent, however, to see the list, I need to start downloading. ...
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Can uTorrent auto re-order torrents (for maximum bandwidth utilization)?

How can I automatically change download priority of torrents based on certain criteria? For example, I have 12 torrents queued up right now. And I have configured uTorrent to keep a maximum of 4 ...
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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. ...
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How can I transfer incomplete torrents from Vuze to uTorrent?

I want to switch my torrent client from Vuze to uTorrent, but I have several downloads in progress. Is there any way I can move my incomplete downloads between clients?
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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 ...
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uTorrent not starting as “minimized” even though settings have been set appropriately

Whenever I run Bittorrent (Win + Bittorrent + ENTER) it will start minimized to tray. However my settings in uTorrent have been set, yet it isn't starting as "minimized": Does anyone know how do I ...
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Magnet links do not display data in uTorrent

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?
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Removing “Transfer To…” and “Show Converted Files” from uTorrent's context menu

Under uTorrent version 3.1.3 (and possibly earlier), the context menu has taken on 2 new options, "Transfer To...", for moving a download to a mobile device, and "Show Converted Files", for built-in ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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Will a VPN - HMA for instance - block incoming connections on uTorrent? [closed]

I have been told that if I get a VPN my utorrent will not work so well as all incoming connections will be blocked. This means connections initiated from outside, I believe. I am also told that ...
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Not able to send files with the new file sharing system of uTorrent

I'm trying to send my friend a .torrent with a lot of files from my PC. I made the torrent, but when I send her the link, this pops up: Source computer not turned on! This will not work unless the ...
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What's the difference between a torrent file and a Magnet link?

What's the difference between a torrent file and a Magnet link? What is the difference between usage, can I use μTorrent to download files from a Magnet link?
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How do I detect if uTorrent is downloading?

I need to write a script that determines whether or not uTorrent is currently downloading something. I'd rather it just be downloading, but if I cannot differentiate between downloading and uploading ...
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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?
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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 ...
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Make uTorrent display seeders and leeches

Is there any way to make the current version (3.1.3) of utorrent display the number of seeders and leeches like the old utorrent use to?? What will happen if a torrent has no seeders will utorrent ...
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Using VPN for some software but not for others?

I sometime need to use a VPN to access some websites (blocked where I live). However, when I do so I need to close uTorrent otherwise the VPN gets extremely slow and eventually cuts the connection. ...
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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 ...
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Migrate from uTorrent to KTorrent

How would I transfer data from uTorrent(windows) to KTorrent(Ubuntu)? I have hundreds of files that were seeding in windows, all fully downloaded.
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Getting uTorrent's “Status” column to respect its row's background

uTorrent 3.1.3 (and possibly earlier) has an "alternate list background color" option that is useful and lovely, but the "status" column does not display its row's background, instead displaying its ...
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Shut down torrent program when connected to public Wi-Fi, reconnect when joining home wireless [closed]

Is there a way to quit a program automatically, or stop it running, when connected to a particular Wi-Fi network? I have µTorrent running, but want it to stop if the computer connects with the ...
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running bittorrent and utorrent together

I want to migrate to uTorrent however I've got some files running in bittorrent so basically I'm having both bittorrennt and uTorrent running now. 1) I was wondering will we have any problems running ...
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µTorrent mentions that I don't have enough space, but I do?

I am trying to download a 4.8 GiB DVD ISO image over bit torrent, but µTorrent is giving me an error that I do not have enough space. I didn't believe it at first so I checked for myself and I ...
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Where does uTorrent save the file skipped/priority settings?

Where does uTorrent save the file skipped/priority settings? From what I can see with BEncode Editor the selection doesn't appear to be stored in the resume.dat, settings.dat, nor torrent file ...
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Is there a way to share torrent downloads between users in a same PC?

I'm running uTorrent under Windows 7 Ultimate and I was wondering if there's a way to get uTorrent to download the same torrents for each user in the computer. For instance, let's say I start ...
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After a while downloading torrents my network card stops working properly

The situation I download happily torrents with uTorrent for a long time, maybe 12 hours. Suddenly, I notice my connection stopped working. When I check uTorrent is still downloading stuff. When I ...
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If you download something to usb, is it written on the HD first?

If I set Utorrent to download files to a usb memory stick, will the computer first write the individually downloaded pieces to the local hard drive and then copy them over to the usb or do the packets ...
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How to start uTorrent after Ubuntu update?

Today uTorrent asked me if it could update, and I agreed. After some time, I realized that uTorrent was not going to run by itself. I restarted Ubuntu. Now, when I run uTorrent it doesn't show any ...
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Did something change with uTorrent speed capping?

I download a lot of Linux torrents for testing systems every time there is a new release. And Linux torrents are always seeded well so seeding is not the issue here. Neither is firewall, I have port ...
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Rate limiting uTorrent and Vuze on local network

I'm doing some research about these two clients and for that I need to have a small swarm (40+ clients) that acts just like a normal swarm. I managed to get some virtual machines up and running but ...
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uTorrent automatic scheduling program

I am using utorrent on a mini "home utorrent server" full time. And when I go to bed, I have to manually set up the bandwith limit to max. And in the morning, I have to set it up to, say, 60% of the ...
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changing the location of currently running torrents

My torrents is currently downloading to C:\Users\Joseph\Downloads I want to change it to another location (say C:\Downloads) But of course the torrents (about 5 of them) have not finished ...
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The ratio / availability / added on / completed on / etc info in uTorrent?

In bittorent we have these useful info like: But why don't we have these info in uTorrent? Like say at a glance, I can see the "problematic downloads" in bittorrent: But there's no way for us ...
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Is it possible to tell if a file is valid after an incomplete torrent download?

I'm trying to downloading a torrent file using uTorrent but it only gets to 99.3%... no one else is seeding anymore. If I open the torrent folder I can see all the individual files I'm looking for. ...