What are Torrents?


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muckypup
06-10-2009, 04:22 PM
I have seen a lot about Torrents and was wondering what they are? All i know is that they don't look very legit.

joker_thief
06-10-2009, 04:27 PM
torrents are files used to share content on the internet p2p style using bitorrent or a similar program

EdawMail
06-10-2009, 04:28 PM
you are in completely the wrong forum. *report...*

EDIT: I haven't reported ^just look at that. Remember next time m8

tymanic
06-10-2009, 04:29 PM
torrents are just programs compressed into small files u download... u can get games movies music.,.. basically any software... i use em alot lol

Tenacious D'er
06-10-2009, 04:30 PM
torrents are just programs compressed into small files u download... u can get games movies music.,.. basically any software... i use em alot lol
This is wrong and this thread is in the wrong forum.

justinb904
06-10-2009, 04:32 PM
ask here (http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=581594)

muckypup
06-10-2009, 04:35 PM
I have read things about people getting programs that cost nearly 700 for free by downloading a torrent file for it, how can this happen? and would it just bring a virus to the computer?

justinb904
06-10-2009, 04:39 PM
I have read things about people getting programs that cost nearly 700 for free by downloading a torrent file for it, how can this happen? and would it just bring a virus to the computer?
refer to my previous post please, we have a specific thread for this

tymanic
06-10-2009, 04:51 PM
I have read things about people getting programs that cost nearly 700 for free by downloading a torrent file for it, how can this happen? and would it just bring a virus to the computer?

naa... i used torrents for about 5 years.. no virus yet