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How to make torrents more secure.


To make things easier in Windows you can rename the TAP interface.

  1. Open Control panel
  2. Click on View network status and tasks
  3. Click on change adapter settings
  4. Right-click on the adapter that contains "TAP-Windows Adapter V9" and select rename and enter Mullvad.
  5. Click on Tools
  6. Click on Options
  7. Click on Advanced
  8. Change Network Interface to Mullvad
  9. Click on OK and restart qbittorrent.



  1. Click on Tools
  2. Click on Options
  3. Click on BitTorrent
  4. Enable (Check) Enable anonymous mode
  5. Click on Connection
  6. Find Proxy Server and change the type to SOCKS5
  7. Change the Host: to
  8. Change the port: to 1080
  9. Enable (check) Use proxy for peer connections
  10. Enable(check) Disable connections not supported by proxies