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Hansj
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Another portable torrent downloader

A torrent downloader that doesn't mess up all the downloads just because the computer is shutdown

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which one

We have 2 torrent downloaders available. Are you unhappy with both of them?

And you hopefully know about the general rule not to let your PC shut down and crash your portable Apps...

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All other apps can handle a

All other apps can handle a shutdown, so why can't the torrent downloader hold focus long enough to close when shutdown is initiated?

usually check task manager before chosing to shutdown that torrent downloader is not running, but some upgrade tasks are not so userfriendly and doesn't alert before shutting down. And so the torrent downloader has to recheck 100GB again...

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shutdown

As was pointed out multiple times here in the forums, Windows just crashed the apps on shutdown, whereas portable apps need some time to properly close.

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Maybe or maybe not, because

Maybe or maybe not, because during shutdown you sometimes notice that windows wait for some programs and offers a "force shutdown" or "cancel". So why don't they just program torrent downloaders to block shutdown until torrent is safe? The user can't always be responsible for an uncontrolled shutdown

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Use Local

Windows will close EXEs in a random order on shutdown, which means utorrent.exe may not close before uTorrentPortable.exe. As discussed a dozen times, this is a current technical limitation of portable apps due to the technology involved and Windows' complete inability to understand applications that use multiple EXEs that need to be closed in a specific order.

If you want to just shutdown Windows and not worry whether an app properly closes, use the local versions of the apps you don't care about.

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