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firefox will not allow me to open torrents

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Please read and understand this question before responding. The default app for torrents is and has been Bittorrent, I checked. Flashget was intervening when I attempted to download torrents. So I uninstalled it. As far as can tell there is no "Default apps setting page." In Control Panel there is a Default Programs section (that's where I confirmed that there is default app for torrents and it is Bittorrent). Because Firefox doesn't seem to be able to up load my attachment, I will type it's text here: "This file does not have an app associated with it for performing this action. Please install an app or if one already installed, create an association in the Default Apps Setting page." I also have a screenshot of the "Choose default apps by file type" page showing that I have an app for torrenting and it is selected, but I can't seem attach it at this time. TH

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So what site are you using for the torrents? If they don't configure it correctly it won't be seen as a torrent file. I use firefox for torrent downloads to my torrent program and it works just fine to download and start in the torrent program without problem. I think it has more to do with Bittorrent is the cause from the sounds of it.

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First, re-install the torrent program. It should set up the proper setup to call the program.

Of late, I have noticed that when a torrent link is downloaded, the extension of the file is not .torrent and have to manually change it.