Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

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Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#1 Post by om4gus » Mon Feb 16, 2009 9:53 am

description:
Added with a simple tool that create portable environment anywhere for uTorrent. It creates a new virtual drive, so, uTorrent would have fixed full path for resume download.
Included:
- uTorrent 1.7.7, not the newest version, but easily update
- runPortableTorrent.exe
- webui plugin, in http://computeraddress:2292/gui.
- Offline Help file in uTorrent.chm

Download Page:
http://om4gus-apps.blogspot.com/2008/08 ... -1002.html

Additional manual:
http://om4gus-apps.blogspot.com/2008/08 ... -list.html

uTorrent Official Site:
http://www.utorrent.com

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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#2 Post by bennifera » Tue May 04, 2010 2:03 am

How to install game after it is downloaded in Utorrent? I just finished downloading lego racers 2 in Utorrent. When I double click on the downloaded file, it say Open with. I tried openning it with different programs including Daemon Tools, but it didn't work. Can someone please help me.
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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#3 Post by -.- » Tue May 04, 2010 3:06 am

seems to work for utorrent part, i didnt see any virtual drive though...

why not just use utorrent as it is, you can set the download path to .\Downloads inside utorrent folder for a relative path...
since utorrent can be made portable as it is

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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#4 Post by webfork » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:33 am

Entry updated with updated screenshot and adware status.
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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#5 Post by joby_toss » Sat Feb 16, 2013 12:01 pm

So...it's adware now?! Still happy with my 1.8.2 version.

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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#6 Post by Userfriendly » Sat Feb 16, 2013 12:15 pm

The ads can be easily disabled and it still works like it used to. No need to make a huge fuss over it.

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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#7 Post by webfork » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:38 pm

Userfriendly wrote:The ads can be easily disabled and it still works like it used to. No need to make a huge fuss over it.
Wasn't aware a huge fuss had been made. Anyhow, didn't know ads could be disabled so entry updated.
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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#8 Post by Userfriendly » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:51 pm

Nah, there wasn't any fussing going on. I was just preemptively saying that there shouldn't be any complaining about it. I've seen it happen many times about utorrent in many other places from people who don't like to tinker with the options or even try the software at all. I tend to facepalm a lot in situations like that. Time spent complaining on forums could have been used to look in the options menu to customize stuff.

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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#9 Post by joby_toss » Sat Feb 16, 2013 11:41 pm

I tested v3.3.29126 and I did disable those 2 settings, but I still have a toolbar showing (I did restart the application). On another machine I used the latest PAc version and same thing happens. I see that JTH also had enough and switched to qBittorrent.

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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#10 Post by Userfriendly » Sun Feb 17, 2013 3:30 am

Its in the advanced options. Toggle all these settings to 'false'.
bt.enable_pulse
gui.show_notorrents_node
gui.show_plus_upsell
offers.content_offer_autoexec
offers.left_rail_offer_enabled
offers.sponsored_torrent_offer_enabled

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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#11 Post by joby_toss » Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:32 am

Hey, it does work! Thanks!

I now have some registry leftovers, though:

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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#12 Post by Midas » Sun Feb 17, 2013 11:58 am

Thanks for all the excellent info, people. :)

I was about to give up on uTorrent, but just couldn't make my mind up, given its many years of outstanding service... :mrgreen:

BTW, just for copy pasta's sake, that registry key translates to 'HKCU\software\BitTorrent\uTorrent', right?

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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#13 Post by Userfriendly » Sun Feb 17, 2013 12:39 pm

Yep, its [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BitTorrent\uTorrent]. Utorrent also seems to add itself to the uninstall program list on first run every time I upgrade to a newer build version. But it does not create the uninstall info when I run it with a blank settings.dat file. Could be a bug or a feature, who knows. These are harmless registry entries and can be ignored but utorrent is definitely not stealth.

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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#14 Post by Midas » Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:14 pm

Thanks, Userfriendly. The reg key gets recreated every time uTorrent is run, even if one deletes it manually.

So, for the time being the best way to achieve stealthiness is to run a cleaning reg file afterwards...

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Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BitTorrent\uTorrent]
or with a batch file...

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REG DELETE HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BitTorrent\uTorrent /f
But even after doing the settings above, uTorrent always recreates some files inside its sub-folders...

In 'apps':

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3609FC884502A1DF0AA5D9D160C827BB1BD51FC9.btapp
featuredContent.btapp
player.btapp
plus.btapp
welcome-upsell.btapp
In 'dlimagecache':

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32F529521A3DEC709F97F761F192AABF29BDC408
Since I haven't requested any torrents yet, those are mostly certainly adware related, right?

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Re: Portable Torrent Client with uTorrent

#15 Post by Userfriendly » Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:57 pm

Those .btapp files are just .zip files containing some css, html, images, javascript probably related to utorrent plus. Doesn't really do anything and are probably remnants of the App feature which they removed. The dlimagecache is also part of the apps thing.

If you're paranoid about privacy or something you could go to advanced options and put the filter "btapp" and change these settings to false:
btapps.app_store = blank
btapps.app_channel = blank
btapps.auto_update_btapps = false
btapps.auto_update_btinstalls = false
btapps.enable_activex = false

You can also open up the .btapp files and inside will be a btapp file with no extension which contains some settings. You can blank out those update_urls if you're super paranoid.

Again these settings are probably just leftovers from the Apps feature and probably don't really do anything.

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