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    I have the old Bit Torrent 7.2.1 (10 years ago I think), without advse and good for upload and download.

    So, no need upgrade

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    FWIW, I'm probably one of the uTorrent 3.0.0.0 users. Well, I'm definitely a uTorrent 3.0.0.0 user; not sure about that particular torrent. There's no trace of advertising on that one, so that's why I'm using it. It's in a Windows virtual machine as it happens.

    I'm been looking at moving over to Deluge in a Linux virtual machine, however.

    I used Azureus many, many years ago, but dropped it because as a Java program it felt very, very sluggish on whatever crappy machine I was running it on at the time. It's probably better these days with better hardware now, but I'd still be wary of running anything Java in a VM.

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    I use uTorrent 3.4.9

    You can go to the advanced tab on the preferences menu, and disable all the publicity by changing some of the values.
    R.M.

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    thanks everyone

    preferences modified in torrent options - advanced.

    it seems ads disappears
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    +100 for qBittorrent

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    I've been using Transmission for a long time now.
    Am I missing anything? No ads. That would get something uninstalled in seconds!

    Someone mentioned using Azureus in the past. I did as well. I can't remember what made me switch. Maybe Transmission claimed lighter CPU use or some such. (Talking about CPU use with a torrent client is like worrying if your calculator will run of course.) I never tried uTorrent. Not sure why. Is that the one showing ads now? Maybe that's why.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimfisheye View Post
    I've been using Transmission for a long time now.
    Am I missing anything? No ads. That would get something uninstalled in seconds!
    .
    Same here... Best torrent client ever. For Mac at least.
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