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Extreme speed fluctuation when downloading torrents

I am downloading the new Ubuntu release, and the speed fluctuates a lot. By a lot, I mean it is 500 kB/s one minute, and 1 kB/s the other (not exaggerating). It seems to have slow and fast "periods". ...
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Using different Internet connections with different applications

I have both a WiFi connection and a Internet enabled dongle. What I hope to do is to use the WiFi for µTorrent and my dongle for my chrome browser. Is this possible? I found some articles about using ...
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What does randomly colored availability bar mean?

I noticed that a certain torrent, which was the last one in the torrent list, had a strangely colored availability bar. After exceeding the magical number 256, the bar weirds out. Color of the bar ...
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Is it possible to continue torrent downloads from another client?

I downloaded a torrent file using Bitlord, and because it doesn't have features like initial seeding, I decided to use uTorrent. I've already tried to continue it. What I did was: Opened the ...
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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. ...
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TP LINK WR720N drops connection with uTorrent

When I use uTorrent to download and it reaches the highest bandwidth (50 Mbps), it drops the connection for a few minute, and then reconnects. As I often use my Internet connection it is quite ...
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How do I remove the Conduit toolbar that comes with µTorrent?

I have recently installed µTorrent in my computer and unfortunately the Conduit adware came bundled with it. Basically, it installs a toolbar on all browsers and replaces the default search and ...
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resume download of utorrent files

I was downloading a file using utorrent, I clicked 'pause' and then restarted my pc. When I started download, it started from the beginning. Can I pause and then resume so I don't need to start all ...
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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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Is it possible to exchange seeds in uTorrent?

Lets say a torrent release has 100 seeds, and I am connected to 10 of them right now. If those seeds have very bad upload speed (I can see it from peer stats), can I add those seeds to a blacklist or ...
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my torrent speed is slower all of the sudden [closed]

Last year when I tried to download torrent the speed was around 120 kb/s, but now it's only 10 kbs/s. I'm really confused here. I have been trying everything that I could find on the internet but ...
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Why is the application not visible from user account?

I have two accounts on my Win7 computer: "admin" and "user". I use "admin" account and my wife uses "user" account. There is an application (uTorrent) that I have installed on my PC. I can see it in "...
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How to run utserver on Debian Wheezy 7.1?

On Debian Whezy 7.1, after installing OpenSSL as http://support.rstudio.org/help/kb/advanced/installing-openssl-098-on-debian-7-wheezy directs, I cant run utserver, where on Squeeze it was running out ...
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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 ...
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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.
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How to share files with uTorrent if you have a dynamic IP?

I want to create a .torrent file with uTorrent to send my friend some files. I've heard I need a DNS address so I made a host at no-ip.com I added hxxp://dns-address:port/announce when I created the ...
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How do I properly stream media from my torrent box *without* transcoding?

I have a torrentbox. The special thing about this torrent box is that it's custom built, it has Windows 7 installed and I have full control over it using TightVNC. At the moment I'm using uTorrent ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Why when I start up my PC, many websites fail to be loaded

Every time I start my PC, for the first five minutes, not all website load. Facebook and Google work but others not. After five minutes, all websites work again. While µTorrent is open, none – or ...
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How does “Force Re-check” work?

I have been using uTorrent for a long time. I have used its "force recheck" feature countless time. Every time it surprises me how uTorrent successfully detects which parts of the file had been ...
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Using Linux how to resume a torrent download started on Windows?

Maybe some torrent client for Linux can understand the metadata generated by a Windows client. Or maybe there is a Web/Desktop client that works in both systems. Is there any way to do that? I use ...
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Difference between Bittorrent and P2P services like Napster/Limewire [closed]

What's the difference between torrents and P2P files transfering by Napster, Limewire or Ares? The torrent servers are storaging the files? How do seeds and peers act?
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Default uTorrent upload limits?

I am using uTorrent for my torrents and when I open a new torrent with utorrent, I must manually right click the item click on bandwidth allocation set it to HIGH then I must repat the first 2 ...
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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 ...
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Access to self created torrent on public tracker [closed]

Not sure if this is the right site to ask this, but here it goes: Let's say I'd like to share a couple of private files with a few friends. The size of these are quite large, so I've figured the ...
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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 ...
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Downloading in utorrent without internet connection

My network connection uses dial-up method for internet access but in this strange case without dialing, utorrent is downloading vmware software? At the bottom right side corner you can see ...
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Why isn't scheduling working in uTorrent?

My DSL provider kindly gives me (almost) unlimited data through the night but limits my 9am-6pm usage to 2GB per month. This is fine as I am at work during this time and means that I plan any ...
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Something keeps deleting my downloaded files

I have been using utorrent for years now and recently I was surprised that I had 24GB free. I thought that was because I deleted some unused apps, but after awhile, I noticed my Torrents folder was ...
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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 "used"....
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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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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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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 ...