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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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Utorrent; I add a torrent, it says starting. Then it stops somehow. And I have to started again

It is really annoying. I don't understand why this is happening. It is not in a queue. And I make sure to press the start right away option. Even so it just stops by itself a minute after being ...
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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 to avoid bit torrent to degrade my connection performance without limiting bandwidth usage?

The only way I found so far to have a normal web surfing, while the uTorrent is on, is to limit its bandwidth usage. There is a smarter way where the torrent can use the remaining bandwidth?
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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. ...
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uTorrent slow upload speed with eSata

I noticed that my torrents won't seed at all if I connect my external HDD with a eSATA connection. I switched it back to USB and it's working perfectly fine now. With eSATA it does upload but at a ...
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uTorrent or Transmission web interface hosted on web server

Is it possible to host my Transmission or uTorrent web interface on my web server? They have a local network web interface, and I don't want to port forward... Can I somehow configure it to it to log ...
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µTorrent and Windows 7 RTM x64

I have read some places that µTorrent doesn't cooperate well with Windows 7 x64. What I have read was about the beta and RC versions though. Does anyone have any experiences using it in the RTM ...
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How do I troubleshoot a memory leak in µTorrent?

I am trying to download torrents with µTorrent on Windows Vista (I tried multiple versions, from 2.0 to 3.0) but it keeps leaking and reaches up to 500 MB on memory before being terminated. Does ...
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utorrent won't download, I think it's the firewall

I just changed my firewall to webroot. I tried to use utorrent, but the download speed stays at 0. I checked and webroot says that utorrent is allowed, but I can't find any other reason it wouldn't ...
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How does peer resolving in utorrent work in this case?

In utorrent peers tab, i noticed peer, whose ip address was resolved to localhost. When i disabled dns resolving, it displayed ordinary ip address (not 127.0.0.1) . How is it possible to make one's ...
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High speed downloads to NAS via workstation reporting “disk overload”

After a couple of years of down- and uploading files (mostly by torrents) directly to the hard drive of my workstation, I recently set up a NAS to handle storage and the read/write load. That, of ...
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How to run portable utorrent and xbmc live simultaneously from usb flash drive

I have XBMC Live installed on a USB that I can boot directly in to on my laptop. Is it possible for me to run a version of portable utorrent simultaneously with the XBMC Live on the USB and set it up ...
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How to migrate from uTorrent to BitComet

I've been using uTorrent for long time, I have a lot of files for seeding to keep my rates. Now I want to use BitComet client because it looks better for me. The problem is that how to move all ...
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Every time I run uTorrent in Windows 7, I get “Do you want to allow this program to change files on your computer?”

Every time I run uTorrent in Windows 7, I get Do you want to allow this program to change files on your computer? I'm new to Windows 7, and this behaviour is annoying me. Can I make uTorrent a ...
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Where is 'Close when download finished' in uTorrent?

On Windows I had a version of uTorrent that would close the software when the download finishes. I'm on a Mac now, with the latest version, I don't see that option?
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How to host/use a private tracker

How do I use or host a private tracker in u torrent. I need to link my friends torrents and mine. I don't exactly know how these work so I would like some detailed infomation.
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Open Port \Win 7

when doing the download\upload test in UTorrent program it claims my port is not open (Default 17690). After I plugged my machine directly to the modem (suspect of port forwarding not working), ...
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Failed to open my port for upload purpose \ UTorrent

when doing the download\upload test in UTorrent program it claims my port is not open (Default 17690). After I plugged my machine directly to the modem (suspect of port forwarding not working), after ...