What To Do When uTorrent Is Not Showing Files

By Ammarrauf01

uTorrent Is Not Showing Files. In this article, we will get into the discussion about where uTorrent files are stored and what to do when uTorrent is not showing files.

uTorrent is a popular software to download torrents efficiently. It has a very easy and navigable user interface. But, it has bugs in it. One of the main bugs is that sometimes it does not show downloaded files. Here, we will discuss all that in detail.

Where uTorrent Are Stored?

Many users have experienced the uTorrent not showing files bug. When you open uTorrent, you will the last process on the screen. But, when this bug occurs, the files disappear automatically.

So, first, you have to check if the files are showing up on the Pc or not. Here are some methods to find where the uTorrent is storing the files.

Method 1 – Check The Default Windows Download Folder:

uTorrent generally saves the files in the download folder of Windows. To check the stored files:

1.Press the Windows + E keys to open the File Explorer.
2.Locate and select the Downloads folder on the left panel under My Computer.

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Check whether the uTorrent downloads are there or not. If not, then try the other method.

Method 2 – Use The Windows Search Menu:

The Windows search menu shows almost all the files that are stored on your Pc. You can use the search menu to find any file or settings. To do so, follow the below-given steps:

1.Open the Windows 10 search bar.
2.Enter the name of the downloaded file.
3.Click on the file to open it in the Windows File Explorer.

What To Do When uTorrent Is Not Showing Files?

If you are unable to find the uTorrent files from the above-given methods, then try the following process to solve this issue.

1.Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run utility.
2.Type %appdata%\uTorrent and press Enter.
3.Now, locate the dat and resume.dat.old files.
4.Right-click on the resume.dat.old file.
5.Select the Copy option.
6.Paste the file on any other folder or the desktop.
7.Right-click on the Taskbar.
8.Select the Task Manager option.
9.Task Manager will get open on your screen.
10.In the Processes tab, select every uTorrent process one by one.
11.Click on the End Task option. This will close all the background processes of uTorrent.
11.Now, open the uTorrent folder again from Step 2.
12.Delete the dat file.
13.Right-click on the resume.dat.old file.
14.Select the Rename option.
15.Rename the file to “resume.dat”.
16.Finally, restart uTorrent.

All the files that are not showing will get back on the homepage.