Posts Tagged ‘uTorrent’

Detect and Remove EpicScale from your Windows PC

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

If you’ve recently downloaded the uTorrent BitTorrent client, you might want to take a look at this.

EpicScale is a Bitcoin mining application for Windows. It can be installed as a separate application but comes bundled with programs as third-party offers as well. The program has come to some fame recently as it was bundled with the popular BitTorrent application uTorrent on Windows.


How to Shutdown uTorrent or Your PC Automatically when Downloads Complete

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Here’s a useful-yet-simple trick for those who run uTorrent …

Depending on how you use uTorrent, especially how much you download with it, you may have encountered situations where you had to leave the PC while downloads were not completed yet. Maybe you had to go to work or school, or to bed late at night.

You then had to choose between keeping the PC running to continue to download from the Internet, or shut it down and continue in the morning if that is possible.


So What is a Torrent Exactly?

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Here’s a nice, brief explanation of how torrents work and what you need to participate …

After having received numerous emails in the past that asked me to explain what a torrent is, I finally decided to write this little guide to help everyone who wants to know more about torrents, how they work and how you can use them. Many Ghacks reader without doubt know exactly how they can make use of torrents, and it is likely that this guide is not revealing any new information for them. I invite you to contribute to the article by leaving a comment below.


uTorrent 3 Final Bittorrent Client Released

Friday, June 24th, 2011

I know that this has very little to do with networks or equipment racks, but I bet I’m not the only one out there who’s busy filling up a hard drive with torrents …

After what felt like an eternity, the final version of the popular lightweight Bittorrent client uTorrent 3 has been released today. The final version is build 25406 and existing users should see update notifications when they start their client on their system, or by manually checking for updates by selecting Help > Check for Updates. Users of uTorrent 2.x can download the latest version of the program from the official website, where it is available as a 32-bit and 64-bit application for the Microsoft Windows operating system.


Frostwire, Bittorrent, P2P Accelerators, Do Not Work

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Here’s one for Bit Torrent users …

Every now and then a new program to accelerate the download and upload speed on P2P networks pops up. Up until now I made the decision to simply ignore those tools, knowing that they do not speed up or accelerate the connection by a lot, if at all.


Bittorrent Client uTorrent 3.0 Alpha Released

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

It looks like it’s time to update my Bittorrent client (but keep those copyright lawsuits in mind too!)

The Bitorrent client uTorrent has made a huge leap forward today with the release of the first public uTorrent 3.0 alpha build. This continues the release policy of the developers who have always offered access to both stable and development builds of the popular torrent downloader.

The latest stable version offered on the uTorrent homepage is version 2.02, the latest official beta 2.03. Utorrent 3.0 Alpha replaces the latest development release uTorrent 2.x. It is not clear yet why the developers have decided to make the version jump to 3.0.