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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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µTorrent : how to change the 30 minute timeout of trackers

I want to change the tracker timeout in µTorrent from 30 minutes to something else (Preferably more than 30 minutes)... But I can't seem to find an option or switch for it... is there any way to ...
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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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u torrent client crashes everytime a new torrent is added

I have been experiencing this problem for last few days on my windows 7. Whenever i try to add a new torrent for download on my u torrent client it reports an application crash and exits creating a ...
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Make uTorrent run on the same process started by a scheduled windows task

I've created a task in Task Scheduler to make uTorrent start on Windows start up whether the user is logged on or not. There's a problem! When uTorrent starts at system startup, it runs in the ...
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What does the encryption setting of uTorrent do?

I'm having trouble finding precise information about the encryption setting of uTorrent. From what I understand, it's used to hide the torrent traffic from ISPs so that they cannot make the difference ...
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What software can I use to invert txt list IP-ranges? (not a reverse DNS lookup)

This is a blocklist, but I want to have only IP in the list to be allowed. instead of: 1.2.3.5-1.2.10.20 2.2.3.5-3.2.100.20, i need: 0.0.0.0-1.2.3.4 1.2.10.21-2.2.3.4 3.2.100.21-255.255.255.255. ...
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uTorrent Video Strange Preview

I am having a strange issue with the preview option on uTorrent. For videos when I click on preview, the video starts playing but after a while, the preview changes from viewing the currently file ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Computer crash with utorrent after 30 minutes

I have a weird problem in which, if I leave my computer unattended, AND I leave uTorrent open, downloading/seeding, the computer simply crashes after about 20 / 30 minutes (don't know exactly since if ...
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Computer crashes if left unattended AND running uTorrent, what could be?

I have a weird problem in which, if I leave my computer unattended, AND I leave uTorrent open, downloading/seeding, the computer simply crashes after about 20 / 30 minutes (don't know exactly since if ...
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Utorrent trackers list showing “Connection timed out.”

I can't seem to download any torrent. I can't find any peers, and the status of all my trackers is "Connection timed out." I'm on Mac OSX Yosemite (10.10.1). I don't have my firewall turned on. I'm ...
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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?
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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 ...
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utorrent connectivity: Router drops packets

I have some problems downloading via uTorrent 3.4.2 on Win 7 x64. Symptoms: DHT is either Waiting to log in or Nodes (0), under Trackers its status is Waiting for announce... For any torrent, all ...
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Limit disk size uTorrent may use

uTorrent has many features for controlling upload and download rates and such but I can't find a setting that will stop it from filling up the HD. I'd like to be able to tell it to stop when only 1GB ...
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Give higher download priority to specific parts of file in a BitTorrent client?

Generally, and probably for good reason, BitTorrent clients download across all of the file equally based on various other factors. However when downloading some videos I would prefer to get the start ...
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Magnet doesn't connect to torrent files

Magnet doesn't connect to torrent files anymore. Why? I can download torrent files. I don't know what to try.
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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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Is there a way to download only specified chunk range in bittorrent clients?

I know I can choose not to download specific files in torrent clients, but that is not enough precision in some cases. Sometimes I know roughly the time range within a movie where I wanna look up a ...
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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 ...
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Exporting unfinished torrents data and import them again

I am using uTorrent 3.4.2 as my bittorrent client. Recently due to some issue I am planning to reinstall a fresh copy of windows. Issue is currently there nay many torrent added to the list and ...
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How to make uTorrent open magnet links from Google Chrome?

Nothing happens when I click on a magnet:// link on Google Chrome. How to make that when I click on a magnet:// link on Chrome, uTorrent opens it?
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Add extension to incomplete files inside torrents

uTorrent has an "Append .!ut to incomplete files" option: I want to achieve something similar in rtorrent (the storage is formatted as NTFS). I know it accepts scripting commands but the ...
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How do I find .torrent files for completed downloads?

The hard drive on my desktop recently failed. More fool I, I did not have a coherent backup plan. The shop I bought the computer from migrated my files, including my torrent directory after I assured ...
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FIx corrupt files with utorrent [closed]

I have downloaded a file with utorrent (3.3 GB), and I have deleted it. I then recovered the file using Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery Technical, but whenever i run the setup file I get this ...
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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 ...
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Change uTorrents list highlight color

After last update uTorrent changed skin. And now its hard to recognize selected torrent from list or files from files tab. How can I change this color?
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How to stream one file within a torrent with multiple files?

The streaming button doesn't show up when the torrent has multiple files, for example video and subtitles. How to stream one file within a torrent with multiple files?
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WSAStartup() failed, or you have the incorrect version of Winsock installed

I tried Googling around for an answer for this problem but I couldn't find one. So I'm posting here for help. When I try to open uTorrent, I get this error: WSAStartup() failed, or you have the ...
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uTorrent download limit cancels transmissions

I have the latest uTorrent (v3.3.2) on Windows 7 64-bit. I've been noticing lately that when I set a global download limit of any kind, uTorrent will stop downloading and uploading completely. It's ...
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Using utorrent server with symbolic links

Recently I installed the utorrent-server (version 3.3) on Ubuntu (ver. 13.04) so I could have a familiar UI to work with when I'm not using my Windows laptop. It seems to work fine for the most part, ...
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uTorrent true sequential download

I've turned on sequential download in uTorrent, but from what I can see it retrieves data in blocks and doesn't wait to get 100% of the pieces before starting the next data block. So the first data ...
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How to change or disable sound in end of downloading?

How to disable sound in end of downloading on OSX? I've checked in uTorrent Preferences and I couldn't find it. Either in System Preferences (Sound). Version: 1.8.6
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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 ...
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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 ...
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uTorrent refusing to start/end on Win7

Ok, so I had to clean up this computer, and I noticed 2 uTorrent entires in the control panel - uTorrent 3.3.0 and uTorrent 4.x.y (I don't remember the exact numbers). I decided to remove uTorrent ...
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Networx bandwidth monitoring seems broken

Networx initially seemed to be showing correct bandwith monitoring but for the past two days seems to be faulty. The only thing I changed in that time was unchecking Transfer Cap and Seeding Goals in ...
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Is there a way to group several torrents for easier torrent list management?

By default, the main window has each torrent listed individually. I'd like to place some torrents in a "folder" (imagine collapsing a branch in a tree view list). Is there a way to group torrents and ...
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How do I tell µTorrent to download files within a torrent sequentially?

Normally µTorrent will download many files simultaneously. Is there a way to tell it to use all bandwidth/connections to download one file and then move to the other? Setting file priorities does ...
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What kind of IP address is this? (WIN-F9PTTKUMI2U:29901)

While downloading a file with μTorrent, I noticed a strange peer with an address that was not an IPv4 or IPv6 address. μTorrent showed it as WIN-F9PTTKUMI2U:29901. What kind of address is this?
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Start uTorrent when Windows Starts without the need to logon

I need to make uTorrent start when Windows Starts only, without the need to logon! I mean by making uTorrent start, is that uTorrent run and starts downloading in the background without the need to ...
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Choose specific files to download in utorrent ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and i am using uTorrent web UI. Whenever i add a torrent for downloading, it straight away starts downloading. I want to be able to choose which files to download and which ...
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uTorrent - download all *new* items in an rss feed?

In uTorrent, you can specify "Do not download automatically" or "Download all automatically". The problem with the latter option is that it immediately tries to download all items in the feed, and I ...
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bittorrent and utorrent current downloads just wiped after restart

so this has happened a couple of times , my pc hangs , then I have to manually reset it with the power button (it's a laptop) , then when I turn it on again , all of the settings of bittorrent or ...
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How to determine if I'm uploading something by downloading a torrent?

First of all I'm not exactly leeching (my share ratio is near 1.0 and don't want to stop uploading and continue downloading but stop both). Secondly, yesterday there was an announcement that we ...
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2 users sharing PC, both using uTorrent

2 users sharing a pc (admin & guest) both using uTorrent & downloading different torrents. After a Microsoft update & shutdown/reboot, upon booting again it returns only one functional ...
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Every torrent I try to make with uTorrent gets stuck like this

Every torrent I try to make with uTorrent gets stuck like this. And I've tried with another client as well. Help!