You might also want to try opening the Utorrent program, and check out it's
Options/Preferences/Properties. Sometimes the option to make the program
the default application for opening certain kinds of files is in a program's
configuration dialog (and usually configures the name for the file's Type).
"dean-dean" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> If you right-click a .torrent file, is there an Open With > Choose Default
> Program option? If so, click on that and browse to the Utorrent
> application. Put a check in the box for "Always use the selected program
> to open this kind of file".
> If that doesn't work, in the Registry Editor, go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, and
> expand that key. Find the sub-key named ".torrent". Right-click
> .torrent, in the left pane, and choose Delete. Log Off and then back On.
> Double-click a .torrent file (the Adobe icon should be gone, replaced by a
> generic one), and then use Open With to browse to the Utorrent program
> (putting a check in the box for "Always use...").
> "AK" <AK@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>I am trying to open a .torrent file, previous to my problem it opened
>> automatically in Utorrent. Now when i go to open a .torrent file Adobe 8
>> wants to open it with an error that the file may be corrupt. I went into
>> control panel and went into the file associations and tried to associate
>> .torrent file to Utorrent but it will not change the program from Adobe 8
>> Utorrent. I don't know how else to open it. If I save the .torrent file
>> try to open from Utorrent it comes up as an Adobe 8 file and will not
>> that way either. Does any one know why I can't change the file
>> or know how I can fix this.
>> Thank you