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How to Configure Settings for Transparent Effect

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Specific Information

These settings, provide the transparent effect that allows uTorrent to seamlessly work with Media Center Master.

How to Disable Pop-up Windows

Specific Information
  • This is the first step of three part outlined process to configuring settings for the transparent effect.
  • By disabling these options, the torrent will start downloading automatically and no pop-up windows will appear requiring user acknowledgements.

Click on “UI Settings” in the left menu,

  • The default set-up settings for the section, “When Adding Torrents”
  • Should have two (2) check marks in the check boxes for:
  • "Activate the program window", and
  • "Show a window that displays the files inside the torrent"
  • Tick both check boxes to remove the check marks.
  • If there is a check mark in the check box for:
  • "Don't start the download automatically"
  • Tick the check box to remove it.
  • All three (3) check boxes should be empty.


How to Disable Seeding of Completed Downloads

Specific Information
  • This is the second step of three part outlined process to configuring settings for the transparent effect.
  • A completed download can not be renamed and moved into the TV Series Archive by Media Center Master, if it is in use by uTorrent for seeding.

Additional Information

This step will only stop torrents from seeding after a download has completed, and will not affect the torrent download speed.

Click on “Queueing” in the left menu.

  • Change the “Minimum ratio (%) value to
  • "0" (do not enter quotes).
  • Tick the check box for “When uTorrent reaches the Seeding Goal”, then
  • Change the value to
  • "0" (do not enter quotes).


Specific Information

Continue the outline steps as listed in the Navigation Side Bar. The final step to this process is completed in the "How to Configure the Download Parser Tab Settings - Transparent Effect" guide, found in the section on "How to Customize Media Center Master for First Run."

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