Difference between start and force start in bit torrent.?
Anyone help me what is the difference between start and force start in bit torrent while downloading a torrent.
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"Start" starts a torrent normally. "Force Start" however, is a way to start torrents to bypass queue settings and seeding priority settings. It can also be used to make torrents keep running/start in "Turn Off" hours with the scheduler.
For example, if you set it to run 2 torrents max, but wanted to run a third, you could Force Start the third one. Forced torrents do not count towards the queue settings. Or, if you had torrents set to stop at 150% share ratio, but wanted one to keep going, you could Force Start it and it would not stop at 150%.
- Anonymous6 years ago
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