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[Fixed] uTorrent Portable creates an autostart entry

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[Fixed] uTorrent Portable creates an autostart entry

I'm using uTorrentPortable_3.3.2.30260_online.paf.exe stand-alone (i.e. without the " Suite") on WinXP 32 bit Home Edition, on an account without administrative rights.

Upon "installation" of that version, following "current user" autostart entry is created:
Located: HK_CU:Run, uTorrent
where: S-1-5-21-...
command: "[uTorrentPortable location directory]\uTorrentPortable\App\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe" /MINIMIZED
file: [uTorrentPortable location directory]\uTorrentPortable\App\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe
size: 1141328
MD5: 770B23E774F6E3C1AC03BF384E45BB3E

That causes appearance of a uTorrent installation window on Windows log-on. (Presumably due to its start bypassing uTorrentPortable.exe.)

A portable application should not create any autostart entries. The issue did not exist with the previously used uTorrent version uTorrentPortable_3.3.1.30003_online.paf.exe.

John T. Haller
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Fixed in Rev 2

This is fixed in Rev 2. Fresh installs will not start with Windows by default.

You can deselect it in your existing install within the Options window.

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