Opened 5 months ago

#2955 new bug

File/protocol association fails with non-default client data path

Reported by: galneon Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: needs verified
Component: Unknown Version: 1.3.13
Keywords: client Cc:

Description

Under Windows 7 and 10, .torrent file association and magnet protocol association both fail when launching the client with the -c switch and specifying a non-default data path. Simply nothing happens when opening .torrents and magnet links despite proper association. The only way to add torrents is to save them to a polled directory or add them manually through the "Add Torrent" dialogue. This makes a portable installation impractical, particularly if your one specified polled directory is on the server hosting the daemon which your client PC cannot save files to directly.

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