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How To Use Torrents

Introduction

This guide is to help users in getting started in bittorrent, the most popular protocol for the transfer of music, videos, ebooks, software and other content.  There is a great deal of content available through torrents and this guide will help you to find and download that content.

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How to Repair a Windows 7 System with an Installation Disc

You can never have too many Windows repair discs. A previous tip showed how to obtain a full Windows 7 installation disc for use in repair. Here is how to use the installation disc to run System Recovery Options to fix problems.

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Vuze Help

Vuze Help

Introduction

This a listing of the Vuze help pages here at Gizmo's Freeware.  There are also links to other help resources for Vuze.

If you want information on any features not listed here, then please post in the Comments below.

Vuze is one of the suggested clients in my Best Free Bittorrent Client Review.  here at Gizmo's Freeware.

If you do not have Vuze, you can get it from the

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What ISO Files Are - How to Open and Use Them

Files with the extension ISO are a commonly used file type but I get a lot of inquiries from PC users who do not know what an ISO file is or what to do with one. If you are puzzled by ISO files, here’s what they are all about.

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µTorrent & BitTorrent Help

µTorrent & BitTorrent Help

Introduction

These are some additional µTorrent help guides that I have put together based upon issues I have seen people have at the various fora I visit on the web.

Since µTorrent and BitTorrent are identical bittorrent clients, developed by the same company, these guides apply to µTorrent or BitTorrent.

If you want information on any features not listed here, then please post in the Comments below.

For a listing of all the bittorrent help pages here at Gizmo's Freeware, please see

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µTorrent Help: Moving Downloads Into Category Folders

Move µTorrent Downloads Into Category Folders

Introduction

I have recently seen a number of µTorrent users requesting help in moving their downloaded content to different folders, based upon categories, and continue seeding.  This guide wil help in achieving this by either having µTorrent do this automatically or moving on your own.

Since µTorrent and BitTorrent are identical bittorrent clients, developed by the same company, this guide applies to µTorrent or BitTorrent.

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µTorrent Help: How To Hide & Lock µTorrent

Hide & Lock µTorrent (BitTorrent) From Other Users

Introduction

This guide will show how to hide and lock µTorrent (or BitTorrent) from other users.  BitTorrent and µTorrent are identical so this guide may be used for either.  I will refer only to µTorrent in the guide, but everything applies to BitTorrent.  For this guide I am using screenshots from BitTorrent.

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