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Windows 7: BitTorrent


10 Oct 2011   #1
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 
BitTorrent

Does anyone know how to have BitTorrent STOP doing searches using Bing? Everytime I do a search for anything, Bing shows up w/its results, how do I change this?

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10 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

BitTorrent refers to the technology, which BitTorrent client are you using, e.g. uTorrent, Vuze, BitComet etc
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10 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

What browser are you using? Did you allow your Bittorrent client to install a toolbar? Utorrent in particular I know installs a Bing bar by default.
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10 Oct 2011   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

sorry but bitorrent is a download client as is utorrent etc, i use bitorrent find it here

http://www.bittorrent.com/downloads

bitorrent has a search box when you open it and the search results will open in your default browser but they are bing results. i just tried it.
simple answer to op. dont search from within Bittorrent, use google.

and presumably you are downloading legal torrents.
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10 Oct 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks Boohbah, I'd rather be corrected once than be wrong forever!
I also usually search from my browser, not the client.
I recommend unchecking the boxes during setup to avoid a multitude of toolbars that you never use from clogging up your browser.
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10 Oct 2011   #6
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 

I'm using the client BitTorrent & made absolutely sure I did not have any boxes checked when I 1st installed, so no toolbars/any of that for me. Also, I am using IE8 & Google is set as my default search engine, there really should be a way for us users to decide which search engine to use while using BitTorrent. I'll just start searching torrents through Google. Thanks for the replies.
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