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What are seeders and leechers?

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Seeders are people who have already downloaded the file earlier. Once a user has finished downloading a torrent, whenever he's is online, he will upload tiny bits of file to those users who are still downloading the torrent. The downloading process of your torrent depends on the number of seeders online. The more seeders the faster the download will go.

Leechers are people who has a negative effect on the swarm of the torrent. Leechers are commonly the users who download much than they upload. They are the users who doesn't leave their bit torrent clients seeding after downloading the file. They didn't spread the share of seeds that has been downloaded to the user.

When searching torents, always magnet those links with high seeded torents. If there are no seeders, you will never finish the download, no matter how many leechers there are!

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How long should a torrent take to download?

It depends on a large number of factors, including the size of the file, the number of seeders and leechers, your available bandwidth, and the bandwidth of the seeders and leechers.

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What does tracker in uTorrent mean?

Its the place where the seeders and leechers are cumming from

Are leechers bad?

Yes and no. Leechers are people who are still downloading the file and at the same time are uploading some of it though not as much as seeders.

How do you increase speed in utorrent?

find a torrent with more seeders and less leechers -hope this helps:))

What does se and le mean on pirate bay?

seeders (people 'hosting' the file) and leechers (people downloading the file)

What is torrents?

A torrent is basically a file that has been compiled and is open for download. The file gets transfered through a system of seeds and leechers. A seeder helps give the file to the leechers. Meaning that if you have the more seeders giving the files to the leechers, your going to have a quicker download. A leecher is the person who is downloading the file.

In downloading what are leeches?

When using torrents seeders have the entire item you are downloading while leechers only have a part of the item. When you are downloading and uploading an item at the same time you are a leecher.

Which is the best site to download ea sports cricket 2009?

I think it would be best to torrent a crack file. get one that has good reviws and lots of leechers and seeders

What does peers in utorrent mean?

The people that are seeding/leechingLeeching: People that are downloading....not goodSeeding: People that are uploading....very goodYou want alot of seeders and not so many leechersExampleSeeds: 47 Leechers: 62It will be a slow downloadSeeds: 192751 Leechers: 2546FASTTSeeding: User's that have the complete file and are sharing it will other on line user's constantly.Leeching: User's that have downloaded the file 100% but then immediately remove and this is done repeatedly for every file they download.Peers: User's that are downloading the file but sharing what they have downloaded.Advise:The more seeds and less leechers you have on a torrent file, the faster it will download.Reason: Because you have more user's that are sharing the file.The more leechers you have more than seeders, the slower the download will be.Reason: Because you have more people deleting the file after it is downloaded, which will prevent others from downloading a share from it,

What are peers in utorrent?

Peers: Are total number of people that are downloading or seeding a torrent.Those that have a torrent available for download: SeedersThose that want to download a torrent: Leechers.All together they are: Peers

What is a utorrent tracker and how do you get one?

A tracker in a Bittorrent swarm organizes the seeders and leechers. You don't need a tracker though, you can just use DHT when creating a torrent. You can also use Openbittorrent's tracker.

How long does it take to torrent?

This depends on MANY things. The most important is perhaps the number of seeders and leechers. If there are many seeders then it will be fast. If the seeder to leecher ratio is bad (aka worse than 1:2 or 1:3) then it can be slow. But perhaps the most important factors are the size of the file and your internet bandwidth.

Can you download a torrent without any seeds?

No if there are no leechers. If there are leechers, then it's possible if all the leechers have enough of the different parts to make up the whole download.

Do the number of seeders and leachers matter when downloading torrents?

It would be better if there were more seeders, as it would download faster. Don't think number of leechers matters. Added by Krofs" Yes. The general rule here is to choose torrents that have a high seed to peer ratio. Seeds have 100% of the content associated with the torrent and are only uploading to peers. Peers also upload to other peers, but are also looking for other peers to upload to themselves and their download capacity is almost always higher than their upload capacity. This rule applies even though one swarm has significantly more active users than another. For example, a torrent with 30 seeders and 70 peers (30% seeders) will generally be faster than one with 500 seeders and 2500 peers (20% seeders) as the average upload capacity available to the peers will be higher. Optimizing Bittorrent Clients for Speed

Is 9 seeds and 1 leech safe?

depends there is no way to know for sure but as a rule less leechers and more seeders is better. however if this is pirate bay or bittorent or any other p2p website then i must warn you that there are heavy fines and other penelties against downloading movies and other illegal material

How do you use of utorrent?

Well first you have download the software and pick the correct settings for your computer. Then, go to a site like thepiratebay or mininova and search for anything you would like to download. Once you have found a download with a high amount of seeders and leechers - these will help your download download quickly and efficiently - then accept it on utorrent and let the download begin!

Why doesn't my torrent downloader not download it downloads at 00.0 kbps it has seeders and stuff but it doesnt download help?

The torrent is probably dead and has no Seeders. There has to be atleast 1 seeder to have the complete file. If there are only leechers with no seeders then it is an incomplete file. They stated there were seeders. Also note, that most P2P software is smart enough to split the files across multiple leaches, so that a full copy exists between them all - even though they may not have the full file themselves. Normally when you cannot download on a P2P product, you are firewalled (either locally or through your provider). Most of these products, and their websites, have help sections that will walk you through the process of opening the ports - changing the ports to avoid localized firewalls. Without more information about the exact P2P software you are using there is not much more help that can be provided.

Where can one download the Timewave Zero software?

Timewave Zero along with various other programs and files can be downloaded at the pirate bay in torrent form or at cnet in a regular file. They have multiple copies of the same files or programs but in better qualities so looking for a file with many seeders over leechers will be preferable as it will be proven to be more beneficial.

How long will a torrent file take to get download?

It will depend on the speed of your internet and how many seeders and peer there are in the file.Therefore the more seeders, the faster.

Is it safe to get a cracked torrent Skyrim from the Piratebay?

NO! Who knows what comes off of pirating websites that say they pirate in the name. Also, you should be careful with cracked files. Who knows what is in there. And lastly, don't steal. It's wrong. The makers of Skyrim spent a lot of time and money. Don't take what is theirs. Buy the game. It's only $60. It won't kill you. Added by SIZZOR: He's right, stealing is wrong, and you should buy the game. is not a safe website, but if you are willing to get the"crack" you should see there two bars saying "seeders" and "leechers" if there are moren seeders than leechers, its probably a safe "crack". Another way to see if its safe is to look at the comments section the bottom of the screen. I have been to the, and my opinion is "The is a just a place where you go to put a ton of crap on your computer and be unable to use it, because it was just a virus.

What is another name for hackers?

Breachers, rats (not literally comparing too) and leechers.

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Why your torrents are very slow?

Often, torrents are slow at downloading because it does not have many seeders or leechers. When you are downloading/uploading the file, you are referred to as the 'leecher'. Once your download is complete, you will see that your Bittorent client will keep on uploading the file, since downloading takes much less time than uploading. Once you have completely uploaded the file, you are known as a 'seeder'. The more the seeders on a torrent, the faster the downloads. Other than that, you can forward your ports in order to increase your download speed. Isohunt's forums offer a good place to find out almost everything about torrents, and how to increase your download speeds. You will have to register first to view the forums, but its free!