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hey guys, just wondering when i download from Torrent it sais "seeding"....what does this mean, ...
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    Default What does "Seeding" mean??

    hey guys,

    just wondering when i download from Torrent it sais "seeding"....what does this mean, and how long do i leave it like that??? thanks




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    Default Re: What does "Seeding" mean??

    It means you have already completed downloading a file and now you are sharing with other peers in a network

    Technically, to seed is when YOU (whether a seeder/leecher) or OTHER PEERS (seeders/leechers) share those little piece of files called torrents to other peers who don't have a complete file.

    When you start downloading a torrent file you will be seeding and leeching data with other peers until you complete downloading the whole file. At that point you will start to seed.

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    Default Re: What does "Seeding" mean??

    Quote Originally Posted by phorex_phreak View Post
    hey guys,

    just wondering when i download from Torrent it sais "seeding"....what does this mean, and how long do i leave it like that??? thanks
    If you want to keep sharing the file with others then keep seeding.. other wise stop.. quite simple really


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    Yep if you seed a file you are allowing other to download it from you, this can also seriosuly slow done you computer speed so do it at your own accord.


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