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Create multiple torrent files using a batch command through uTorrent

I am looking for the fastest possible method of creating a torrent file using utorrent (preferably a method that could be added to a batch file). It seems it should be a relatively simple command to ...
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uTorrent doesn't work on my PC with Windows 10 Pro

I just installed uTorrent on my PC (with Windows 10 Pro) and it just doesn't work. When I try to download a torrent, a message appears that says "Did you mean to switch apps? Microsoft Edge is trying ...
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Is there a way to have utorrent proceed the download queue only if the previous item has been downloaded fully and successfully?

Say, I have the following items in the download queue: item_4 ...Queued item_3 ...Queued item_2 ...Queued item_1 ...Downloading (70%) The goal is to get item_2 starting only if item_1 reached (100%...
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utorrent file: mark as complete even if uncomplete

I've downloaded 90% of a torrent and the remaining 10% will never be downloaded, however I am happy with the downloaded 90%, so I'd like to mark it as complete, and put it alongside the rest of ...
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Magnet not redirecting on uTorrent

On downloading VLC Torrent Streamer, the torrent magnets now get redirected to VLC, and I am unable to change it back to uTorrent. I tried deleting the magnet-redirect plugin that got installed in VLC,...
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How can I download a torrent in reverse order of pieces?

I mean we have this option of downloading sequentially, and first-and-last pieces order.. but what I need is a last-piece-first order! Any method that can achieve that? Edit 1: As to why I need it(...
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How to make utserver run in ubuntu 19

I have downloaded utorrent from wget http://download-new.utorrent.com/endpoint/utserver/os/linux-x64-ubuntu-13-04/track/beta/ -O ~/Downloads/utserver.tar.gz but I am getting the error utserver: ...
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Does torrenting to an external hard drive really prevent wear?

Title. I've heard that even if I download torrents an external hard drive, my internal drive will still be prone to wear since the files download onto my internal drive and transfer to the external ...
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Motherboard failed need to set utorrent locations again

After a long time of good service the motherboard failed so built a new one and installed another drive which moved the drive letters around. Is there a simple way to direct Utorrent to the download ...
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List specific files from a directory

I can't list a specific files of a directory passed as argument to a batch file. The problem I am facing is that the pipe "|" character is not recognized, I used it to circumvent the dir command ...
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How to fix “HTTP invalid URL” in uTorrent 2.x

If you use uTorrent 2.0.4 or 2.2.1 (this may also apply to 3.x, I don't know), you may notice that some torrents show this under the Logger tab: <Torrent name>: HTTP invalid URL: It doesn't ...
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How to disable ads in uTorrent for MacOS

How to disable ads in uTorrent for Mac OS? screenshot: uTorrent mac with ads That's not a duplicate of How do I remove the ADs in uTorrent? because this question is about MacOS version, which have ...
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Many seeders available, few connected

This is an old question, but so far I have not seen a satisfactory answer. Why does uTorrent show dozens of seeders / lechers available, but only connect with just a few? In the example below, ...
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bz2 data error 7zip

I'm using 7zip and I want to unpack archive (link below) of reddit comments for research: https://www.reddit.com/r/datasets/comments/65o7py/updated_reddit_comment_dataset_as_torrents/ Everything past ...
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Can I merge torrents which have the same files from two different sources?

Thanks for having interest in my question. I found a torrent which I had the exact same content but no seeder (I will call this A). I want to be the seeder of the A torrent, but unfortunately, the ...
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Editing a torrent's magnet link

Is there a way to make a magnet link for downloading specific files of a torrent, for example : adding something to the link to specify (select) the files to be downloaded.
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How to know if a torrent has been downloaded

I know the title sounds stupid but just, read the question. So I asked this question couple of days ago. Unfortunately I managed to restore only 68GB and those same 68GB I permanently deleted. So, I ...
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Accidentally deleted torrent on uTorrent

So I've been downloading this torrent for 3 days now, its 180GB and instead of pause I somehow clicked delete torrent+data. The data and torrent is in the recycle bin still. How do I get them back to ...
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How to watch a uTorrent download that's still in progress?

By default, μTorrent requests pieces out of order and tries to finish the download as quickly as possible. How can I set it up to download pieces sequentially, from first to last, so that I can start ...
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Downloading torrent with filtered tracker

I am using uTorrent version 2.2.1 build 25534 I have downloaded a few torrents from a site which both the site and its trackers are filtered in my country Now i have tried solving this problem by ...
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How do install utorrent on Debian 9?

I already try to install the utorrent follow the step of this website , but the "utserve" don't work, just appear this message...error Now I don't know if happen this because I installed it wrong or ...
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uTorrent starting up automatically

I installed uTorrent couple of months ago and while installing I unchecked the box that says "Start uTorrent with Windows" and it worked that way until few days ago when I turn on the PC uTorrent is ...
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Torrent websites going underground? [closed]

Request I, don't know i should ask it or not.But it concerns with the privacy and safety of pc.Still if anyone finds it wrong just tell me in the comment and i will delete it right away. Question ...
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How to specify multiple tiered trackers in magnet URI?

I know how to specify trackers in the magnet URL scheme. I need to use &tr=[tracker address]. But when I add it, all the specified trackers in the magnet link go into Tier-0. What should I do if I ...
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Can µTorrent torrents start automatically at top of queue?

Can I make Add to top of queue default to true () in µTorrent's Add New Torrent popup window?
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Windows Firewall claims uTorrent is infected

I installed uTorrent from the official site. When I tried to start it, Windows Firewall displayed an error message that the program could be infected and dangerous for the PC (I have Windows 7). ...
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How to increase uTorrent's download speed?

I would like to increase my download speed of uTorrent. In this moment I'm downloading a Torrent at 450KB/s but my connection can reach 1.5MB/s. How can I male uTorrent use all my broadband ...
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How to turn a direct link file into a .torrent file?

I want to to know how to make a .torrent file of a direct link file, this is similar to web seed but i don't have the file in my local pc, i know this can be done because there are websites that ...
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Private Torrent Setup for folders that will add files weekly

Scenario: Well the title says it all, I am trying to make a torrent server (on company clients) that are on other side of town so that I can get monthly backups of the SQL Server BAK files. Going ...
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How can u torrent download same files in the exact same location without rechecking?

I have been using utorrent for quite sometime now.Recently I noticed a problem. When I download a file partly and remove the torrent and then again re-add the torrent I find that the file starts ...
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How do I select more files in a uTorrent download?

When I open a single .torrent file which contains several files, uTorrent gives me a selection list to choose which files to download. Say I select 5 out of 10 files, then when that download is ...
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Torrent shows a few kB upload speed while downloading, but it doesn't count the data uploaded under the 'Uploaded' counter at the specific torrent

Why is this? I am using uTorrent. Pretty much the title: when I am downloading a file and it is still being downloaded, it shows a few kB/s uploading, but the data that upload speed would have ...
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How to stop μTorrent from eating all the memory?

When I'm seeding with μTorrent (usually 100+ torrents), the memory usage is slowly crawling up (8GB RAM). Just two or three hours seeding and it's maxed out. I looked into this with Windows ...
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How to identify bittorrent keep-alive packets?

I read in the Bittorrent protocol that Bittorrent sends keep-alive packets of length=0 occasionally (around every two minutes) to maintain connections. I'm trying to identify these packets, so I ...
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Utorrent No Longer Storing Files In Subdirectories

My Windows 10 computer has suddenly stopped storing utorrent downloading files in their subdirectories and is now storing everything as a jumble of files in my chosen download directory. This just ...
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Merging 2 partial torrent downloads into one

The reason why I ended up with this is hard to explain but basically, I have the same 400gb torrent, which was partially downloaded at about 40%, twice: /FolderA/400gb torrent at 40% /FolderB/400gb ...
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uTorrent download finished, but files are showing 0 bytes

Got a machine running Windows XP (Please don't ask why) and used uTorrent to make a magnet download. The download finished. When I checked the files, they were all showing the proper size when I ...
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μTorrent doesn't seed/download when 2 peers

I am today in Germany and decided to transfer 1,5 Gb of photos to my home computer. Both PCs are using Windows, both have μTorrent. Why not direct upload through VPN? Because the German upload speed ...
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How to block torrent downloads in my beetel 450tc2 router?

How Can I Block torrent downloads using Beetel 450TC2 Modem in my home network. I tried using QoS, but got stuck in between. Can some one explain the procedure step by step
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Does port number affect peers when using torrents?

Does port number have any affect on the selection of peers when using torrent software, and if so what affect does it have?
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Getting higher speeds on µTorrent than what my ISP gives me

I have a 1Mbps down connection. After 10 GB of usage, speed comes down to 512Kbps, which is quite sluggish. I was wondering, that is it possible to tweak µTorrent and find a torrent with appropriate ...
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How to make uTorrent identify the old files so that i can seed them?

I'm downloading a torrent that has 42 files. I initially downloaded 10 files and later due to some problems, i reinstalled my OS. I installed uTorrent and started downloading the same torrent from ...
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Can I get magnet link for a particular file in a torrent having multiple files in it?

Most torrents have multiple files in it. My question is that can i get magnet link of a one particular file in a torrent?
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Can I perserve my SSD lifespan if I use utorrent Portable on a separate disk?

I am using a laptop with SSD ( Windows 10), and I have an external normal hard disk, with utorrent portable software on it. When I want to download movies, I would plug my external hard disk on the ...
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Torrenting crashes internet connection

This only started happening recently, when I torrent something it crashes the router after a while. I noticed with uTorrent it happens almost immediatly and with qBittorrent only after like 10 minutes....
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Do Torrents have file quantity limitations? [closed]

Is there a limit to the number of individual files that may be included in the root of torrent? If there is a maximum quantity, what is it? If limits are client / tracker dependent, what are the ...
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Is it ok if torrent has hashfails?

I'm downloading a very big torrent with uTorrent, and it currently has 4 hashfails (like Wasted: 20.0MB (4 hashfails)) - I don't know if the hashfails have already been re-downloaded or fixed. Is ...
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How to split/divide/break torrent file?

Is there any way to split/divide/break a torrent file into many parts and then download parts with my friends and combine all parts into a single file?
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How to prevent McAfee LiveSafe from installing uTorrent on my system?

I used to have uTorrent installed on my laptop, but removed it using their uninstaller. Since then, uTorrent has been reappearing every so often. I started to suspect that this was somehow caused by ...
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downloading torrent on a WiFi connection that requires proxy

our college WiFi does not block torrents but any connection has to be made through a proxy server. when I use my phone as a hot spot, all my torrents download fine. when I use the proxied WiFi however,...