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TorrentRover Won't Download .torrent files

Post by sjh962 » Sun May 13, 2018 2:59 pm

I just installed TorrentRover 1.2.7 on a clean install of Windows 10 and when I click on a torrent that I want to download, it opens the window where it usually downloads the .torrent file, but instead of downloading, it just sits there. If I click OK, it puts the torrent in uTorrent, but there are no seeders. I went to the folder where it puts the .torrent files and the torrent isn't there. I have tried several different searches with the same results. Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: TorrentRover Won't Download .torrent files

Post by John » Sun May 13, 2018 5:17 pm

First off, let me clear up a common misconception. TorrentRover is a search a download tool for torrent files, but it's not a full torrent client. In other words, you still need a torrent client (e.g. uTorrent) to download the torrent contents. TorrentRover helps you find what you're looking for.

Secondly, if you open the torrent in uTorrent and there are no seeders, that just means that the torrent doesn't have anyone with a complete copy uploading at the moment. There's nothing wrong with TorrentRover here. It's just a dead torrent.

Lastly, there is a feature in TorrentRover to hide these "dead" torrent results though. Go to Tools -> Preferences -> Filtering (tab) -> Torrent Quality (section) -> Remove peerless torrents... and Remove seedless torrents... See the screenshot below.

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Re: TorrentRover Won't Download .torrent files

Post by sjh962 » Sun May 13, 2018 7:44 pm

I guess I didn't explain what it was doing well enough. It was going to uTorrent, but wouldn't complete the download of the .torrent file. and there were seeders listed for all of the torrents I attempted to download. The way I fixed it was to do a reinstall of uTorrent.

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Re: TorrentRover Won't Download .torrent files

Post by John » Sun May 13, 2018 10:15 pm

So you did get it worked out then? Was it a uTorrent issue? I'm glad you got it working.
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