June 29, 2015

Block or stop connecting Peers or IP Addresses to utorrent

uTorrent is one of the more popular free torrent clients. The installer size is tiny and only a fraction of system resources are used when the program is running.

ĀµTorrent is Very Easy Way to Download Files. Its Very Convenient to Download through this Software. The Main & very Excellent Feature of this Software is that you don't have to worry about your Link Breakdown or wait to Shutdown your Computer till your Download is Completed. It works when it gets the Internet Connection and Starts its Work. It Resumes the Downloads from where it was Interrupted.

Steps to block connecting Peers or IP Addresses:

Step 1: Options > Preferences > Advanced or press (CTRL+ P) and set the value of ipfilter.enable to true.

Step 2: Click the Peers tab. Right-click anywhere inside the Peers tab and uncheck “Resolve IPs” Tab.

Step 3: Open a Notepad window and manually type in any IP address per line that you wish to block, you can also block range of IPs eg. 192.168.2.xxx-192.168.2.xxx. Save the Notepad window (with the IP addresses) as “ipfilter.dat” (including the quotes).

Save/Paste this file on following location :
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\uTorrent (For Windows XP, 2003 and 2000).

C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent (For Windows Vista, 7 and 8, 8.1).

Shortcut : Click Windows+R to open RUN an type %AppData%\uTorrent to open location.

Step 4: Right click anywhere on the Peers Tab and select Reload IP Filter:

This will block all IP Addresses that are present in your ipfilter.dat file.



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