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How to Use uTorrent With McAfee

Updated July 20, 2017

If you are using the McAfee Internet Security suite, then certain programs will not work properly by default. This is because McAfee blocks off all ports that it does not recognise or that have not been previously authorised. Ports are the way that traffic enters and exits a router online. If you want to enable McAfee to work with uTorrent, you have to manually grant the program permission from within McAfee.

Click "Start," then "Programs," and then "McAfee Internet Security."

Click "Internet & Network," and then "Configure."

Click "Advanced" and then "Program Permissions."

Scroll down to "uTorrent." Click "Action" and then select "Allow Access."

Click "OK."

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Joshua Laud started writing professionally in 2008. During his three years at University he worked freelance for various music publications including "Clash Magazine" and "total:spec," and online Data Transmission and Music is Art. Laud also specializes in technology writing. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from the University of London.