mauirixxx Posted January 24, 2008 Report Share Posted January 24, 2008 After reading THIS POST back in November, I threw my $0.02 in. Lord Alderaan made a comment about bookmarking it due to it's usefulness.After re-reading my post, I felt I could do better. Here goes.DISCLAIMER: I am not, nor have I ever been an employee of Firedaemon Technologies Limited Corporation - I am just an avid user, hence why I tell anyone that uses this program to BUY IT. It's well worth the money. Now that THAT is out of the way....UPDATE 2008-02-11: I recently learned there's a "lite" version of Firedaemon, which will only run one service. While it's currently unsupported & discontinued, it DOES work. Download it via Google search HERE.UPDATE 2012-06-22: Going over this post and reviewing the links to Firedaemon Lite, it was discontinued in 2009. I've updated the links to the post stating why it was discontinued, and changed the direct download link to a Google search for an archive copy. Download & use at your own risk. Firedaemon Pro is up to v3.5 now, and still worth every penny.Download FireDaemon Pro HERE, and install it. If you have a serial number, put it in when prompted. This walkthrough was made with the latest version of FireDaemon, v1.9.2251.Install uTorrent if you haven't done so already. Install the WebUI (details are HERE) as well, if uTorrent will be installed on a dedicated computer (which is how I run it).Open uTorrent. Click on Options -> Preferences. Click on the Downloads settings. Create 2 directories for new downloads and completed downloads. If this is on a network server, I highly suggest you share the completed downloads folder. Finish configuring the rest of uTorrent how you see fit (don't forget to configure the WebUI if this is a network server!), then close uTorrent.Open FireDaemon, and click on Service -> New (or hit CTRL+N)The "Edit Service Definition" window pops up, make sure the "Program" tab is selected.ProgramShort Name: UTORRENTDisplay Name: UTORRENTCustom Prefix String: Check the box, and type: FireDaemon Service:Description: Type a brief description here if you want toConsole Application: leave uncheckedExecutable: C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe (or where you installed uTorrent to)Working Directory: this gets filled in automaticallyParameters: leave blankStart-up Time: leave at 3000SettingsShow Window: NormalLoad Order Group: leave blankLogon Account: VERY VERY important you get this right. If this is your regular computer, type in your account name, and put in a password if you have one. If this is being installed on a remote computer, you need to use the name YOU LOGGED IN WITH. More importantly, if the remote computer is part of a Windows DOMAIN, you need to do the username as either DOMAIN\USERNAME or username@domain style. If you screw this up, however, everything will still work - only uTorrent will start with default settings (as it will think it's running under a new user).Interact with Desktop: if you need to change settings on uTorrent, then check mark this box, as it allows uTorrent to actually show up on your desktop (and show the tray icon as well if you have it configured). If this is on a network server, then generally you can set uTorrent once, and clear this checkmark.And that's it. Leave everything else on its default settings (or play with the scheduler if you don't want to use uTorrents built in scheduler). Once you hit the "Install" button, FireDaemon will create and start the service. If you enabled interaction with the desktop, you should see the uTorrent icon show up right away away.From now on, the only thing stopping uTorrent from running is, well, the computer being off, network cable unplugged, lack of an ISP (wtf? you DID pay your ISP bill, right? RIGHT? ), or someone logging in and stopping the service. You can let the MS updates restart your machine in your sleep, because uTorrent will run as soon as Windows start its services.Enjoy.If you have issues getting FireDaemon to work, it has a wonderful support forum available at their website - so please post any firedaemon related issues there.And finally, for those of you who installed uTorrent to the Program Files directory: A premade FireDaemon config file - just change the username and all will be well in the world. DOWNLOAD CONFIG FILE HERENow get to seeding! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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