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[Fixed] uTorrent leaves folder behind

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[Fixed] uTorrent leaves folder behind

As noted here, uTorrent from version 3.x on creates 2 folders: "C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\uTorrent" and "C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\uTorrent\cache".

That only happens on Win 7 Professional and not on Win XPSP3.

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Not version specific

F.Y.I
The bug is not version specific, i am running Windows 7 Ultimate and the folder is also present.

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Not only folders

uTorrent also writes to the registry the following keys:

HKCU\Software\Classes\btdna
HKCU\Software\Classes\FalconBetaAccount
HKCU\Software\BitTorrent

I've updated it to PAL and fixed these issues. Whoever the maintainer is, feel free to incorporate it in the package (also create App\DefaultData\{downloads,torrents}).

[Launch]
ProgramExecutable = uTorrent\uTorrent.exe
WorkingDirectory  = %PAL:AppDir%\uTorrent
SingleAppInstance = true

[Activate]
Registry = true

[RegistryKeys]
- = HKCU\Software\BitTorrent
- = HKCU\Software\Classes\btdna
- = HKCU\Software\Classes\FalconBetaAccount

[FileWrite1]
Type    = Replace
File    = %PAL:DataDir%\settings\settings.dat
Find    = %PAL:LastDrive%
Replace = %PAL:Drive%

[FileWrite2]
Type    = Replace
File    = %PAL:DataDir%\settings\resume.dat
Find    = %PAL:LastDrive%
Replace = %PAL:Drive%

[FilesMove]
settings\*.dat      = %PAL:AppDir%\uTorrent
settings\*.old      = %PAL:AppDir%\uTorrent
settings\apps.btapp = %PAL:AppDir%\uTorrent

[DirectoriesMove]
settings\apps         = %PAL:AppDir%\uTorrent\apps
settings\dlimagecache = %PAL:AppDir%\uTorrent\dlimagecache
-                     = %LocalAppData%\uTorrent

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Thank you

for the heads up on the registry entries Smile
i was not able to detect it since it already ran on my PC Sad

Registry Entries are a pet-peeve of mine.

EDIT:
can you send me the updated version of this that is Stealth?

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Sure

http://kalug.users.sourceforge.net/temp/uTorrentPortable_3.0_Build_25406...
@[uTorrent Portable maintainer]: this contains all the previously mentioned changes.

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You Are Awesome!

Thanks very much kAlug Smile
I notice your version is smaller in size as well.
Worked perfectly.

F.Y.I
The current uTorrent version is: µTorrent V3.0 Build 25422

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FileGuard

The current uTorrentPortable launcher includes a custom Find and Replace algorithm with special handling for d10:.fileguard40 settings. PAL can't handle them. Did uTorrent stop using them?

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I see

Somehow this haven't show up in my research. Anyway, a simple custom code should be able to do it.
Is wraithdu still active?

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Not Really

Erik's not really anymore, no, so I've been updating uTorrent for each release. You're welcome to it if you'd like to take it over.

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Sure

If this is going to help you, just tell me what to do.

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FileGuard

Build in the FileGuard with custom code and post it as a Dev Test in the beta forums so we can get some people testing it out to ensure it works. Then we'll swap in your PAL-based version in the next release and go from there.

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Done

Posted here.

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Fixed in 3.0 Build 25422

This is fixed in the most recent uTorrent Portable build.

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