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Torrent Files

by BigVtheMan / February 24, 2011 10:54 PM PST

I have an XP machine from a few years ago, and wanted to virtualize Chromium OS on virtual box. I downloaded an image, but it was in at torrent format. I have had no previous experience with torrents, and virtualBox will not accept the Torrent file type. I tried extracting with 7zip and winrar, but did not succeed. If anyone has any methods to "convert" the torrent or extracted, i would be greatful.

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Re: torrent
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 24, 2011 10:59 PM PST
In reply to: Torrent Files

Torrents need torrent programs to be converted to full files. What torrent program did you use to download it?


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by BigVtheMan / February 25, 2011 12:16 AM PST
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I used utorrent, which downloaded the file and showed the nontorrent variant, but i could not find a way to export the file, if you have a program in mind which can do this, or if you know how to use utorrent better than me (which is likely), I will accept any suggestions.


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by BigVtheMan / February 25, 2011 12:20 AM PST
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I downloaded it without the utorrent at first, than imported it to utorrent.

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Update--Please Read
by BigVtheMan / February 25, 2011 2:56 AM PST
In reply to: Torrent Files

I have successfully resolved the issue.
I just had to directly download to utorrent and have it set to export to desktop and uninstall WinRar for some bizarre reason. Thanks to all that helped

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