Friday, 13 July 2012


speed up ur downloading in utorrent part 2

The speed test

If you are not sure of your download/upload speeds, then visit to run a speed test. The defult Server (golden pyramid) works out
most of the time. Or you can select 2 or 3 different server around you to find out the mean result.
Note down the Download and Upload speed including the unit (e.g kbps/mbps); You will
need them later.

older version

newer version

utorrent Upload Speed Setting

Step 1. Run utorrent. On the utorrent window go to "options" menu then click "Speed Guide". In the newer version of utorrent the option "Speed Guide" has been changed to "Setup Guide".

Speed Guide Dialog Box

Setup Guide Dialog Box

Step 2. The Speed Guide or Setup Guide window will appear. Now the value that we are interested in right now is the result you get from the

Older Version

Newer Version

Step 3. Select your connection type or upload speed from the preset list.
  • Your connection should be near to one of the categories.
  • You can easily select your connection type from the upload speed result you get from the
e.g "xx/384k" means that your download speed unlimited and your upload speed is 384kbps.
  • uTorrent will automatically adjusts the "Affected Settings" area with recommended values for your upload speed.
Step 4. Click on "Use Selected Settings" button. On the newer version click "save&close" button.
The Speed Guide configuring is complete.

Half-open limit fix

Advance Configuration

Step 1. Patching tcpip.sys (Only required for Win XP and Vista. Not needed for Win 7)
  • Half-open limit fix is a good utility to patch tcpip.sys To download it go to version 4.2)
  • Download the zip file and extract all files into a folder.
  • Open the folder and right click on Half-open limit fix.exe file then select run as administrator.
  • On the window, first you will see the current half-open connections.
  • Enter 100 in the new value section and the click "add to tcpip.sys"
  • Restart your computer.
  • If something does not work properly and you want to undo the changes then run the software again and then click "Restore original file"

Advanced menu

Step 2. Configuring utorrent
(Use this only if your version is older than 2.x.x)
Now that you have patched the tcpip.sys it is time to configure utorrent.
  • Run utorrent.
  • Click on options then preference.
  • Click on Advanced on the left column.
  • Look for "net.max_halfopen".
  • Change "net.max_halfopen" value to 50 then click set.
  • Now click Ok.
  • Select all the torrent and stop them.
  • After 10 seconds start them and watch the speed.
Note: An asasterisk (*) will appear when something is changed from its defult value.

hash value

confirmation dialoag box

Adding More Tracker

You can add more public tracker to get more seeds and peers.
You can add more trackers in two way.
1.Similar torrents
Follow the below steps to find and add more tracker into a torrent.
  • Select the torrent by clicking on the torrent name.
  • Click on the General tab below.
  • There should be a field labeled Hash near to the bottom with a string of alphanumeric characters.
  • Right-click the string and click Copy.
  • Go to and paste the value into the search box and hit enter.
  • There sould be a few result of particularly that torrent from all the torrent site.
  • Download the torrent from all sites.
  • You will get a pop up box like in the image.
  • Click "yes".
  • Now your torrent will get more seeds and peers.

tracker properties

2. Download public tracker list
  • To get the tracker list go to the link below
  • Download the "public tracker list.txt" file in your computer.
  • Run utorrent.
  • Now right click on the torrent you want to add tracker.
  • Click properties.
  • You will see some trackers under General tab.
  • Copy the text from the file and paste it at the end of previous tracker list.
  • Now click on the tracker tab and check if there is any tracker listed twice. If there is any then remove one by right click on it and then click "Remove Tracker".
You will get much more seeds and peers.

Best Trcker List

This tracker list is my personal favorite. This list contain few tracker but works very good. The previous list has much more tracker. More tracker takes more time to update.
Download this tracker list and add them in the torrent properties. Do not replace previous trackers.


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