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How to Use uTorrent Without Installing (Updated 2020)

μTorrent is a popular open source bit-torrent client application. When you download μTorrent and run the downloaded file, the installation program starts. The default folder of installation is C:Program FilesuTorrent. The setup also creates various shortcuts too on desktop and start menu. It appears that you cannot use it without installing first. But there is a trick that you can run the client application without installing it on your hard disk.

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Find your own IP address

When a computer is connected to a network using the internet protocol (IP), it is assigned a unique number or set of numbers called IP address. This is used to identify your computer on the network. When you connect to the internet, you also get an IP address for your computer over the internet. You can find out your own IP address using these methods.

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Find IP address of a website

IP address is short for the Internet Protocol address. There are two IP versions : IP version 4 and IP version 6, but IP version 4 is in use dominantly. It is composed of four octets (numbers ranging from 0 to 255) seperated by single dots. The general format of IP address is : xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, i.e., four octets are written seperated by single dots. When you type a web site name like www.google.com in your browser, it is translated into the IP address by the DNS server and the browser c

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Finding if a web site is unsafe to visit

These days you never know which web site is safe to visit and which is not. Some well known web sites you can readily trust, but when you are visiting a new web site, you should always check if the web site is not hosting some malware, riskware or some other attack code. In addition to using a good firewall, anti-virus and anti-malware software you can use few online services to find out if a web site is safe to visit.

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Become a GMail Ninja (expert)

So you always wanted to become a GMail expert? Now GMail offers many tips on using GMail and making you an expert or as they call it Ninja. Google is offering four types of ninja belts : white belt, green belt, black belt and finally the master. You can also download the offline PDF booklet which details all the martial art of Gmailing.

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Disable virus scan in Firefox

When you download a file with Mozilla Firefox 3, it starts to scan the downloaded file for malicious code or virus etc. This is available only for Firefox versions 3.0 and above and only on Windows. But this is pretty useless behavior for computers on which you already have a good antivirus installed as most modern antivirus software automatically scan any newly created file. You can disable Firefox to scan a newly downloaded file.

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Disable opening of PDF files inside browser

When you click on a PDF file link on a web page, the PDF file starts to open in the web browser itself. If the file is too big, your browser hangs while the PDF file is being downloaded. If you do not like this default behavior, you can change it in the options so that when you click on a PDF link, the file is not opened in the browser but the default associated program (Adobe Acrobat Reader or Foxit Reader).

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