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Windows 7: Making a torrent

15 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
Making a torrent

I made a video last night of someone's appearance at a club and I want to sent it to my friend. It's quite big so I thought I would make a torrent.

I can't make it work at all though. I have tried using public trackers, I set up port forwarding on my router and used my own ip address and listening port and it still doesn't work. Just comes up with 0(1) seeds.

Anyone got any ideas?

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15 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 Professional x64
 
 

Does it still show 0(1) when your friend is downloading it? If nobody is downloading it then you have nobody to seed to.
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15 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Is it too big for Dropbox?
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15 Jan 2011   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

good call john dropbox is about 2 gb limit although you can expand it by recommending new users
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15 Jan 2011   #5

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnwillyums View Post
Is it too big for Dropbox?

Had not heard of it, till you mentioned it just now.
Perfect for my needs to share photos and small movie clips with family and friends.

I am glad you suggested it. Thank you JW.
Hope it helps the OP too.
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15 Jan 2011   #6

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

I never though of drop box. I did try using a service for direct p2p through the browser but it said 9 hours. I could give dropbox a go actually.


My friend here actually managed to make it work using Vuze, I managed to send it to him but it's being flaky now. Even when it says the tracker is online it didn't work.
I decided to put on youtube too now

Cheers guys
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