When you use uTorrent Portable instead of a standard installed version of uTorrent, you need to associate magnet links with uTorrent Portable manually. So that when you click on magnet links in your browser, they will automatically open with uTorrent Portable.
To associate magnet links with uTorrent Portable, open up Notepad and copy-paste the following script into it:
Save the Notepad file with the .reg extension, for example as
Also, remember to save the Notepad file in
Otherwise, Windows will complain that the file is not a registry script and won’t be able to run it.
If you properly save the file and run it by double-clicking on it, Windows will ask you for approval regarding the changes to the registry you wish to make.
Windows will then add the keys and values to the registry.
The last piece of information Windows will need is whether you want to make the magnet link’s association with uTorrent Portable permanent.
Click on a magnet link in your browser. The
In it, tick the box next to
Whenever you click on a magnet link, it will be automatically opened with uTorrent Portable.
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