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When setting a new location for a torrent, user files in folder gets deleted #10765

sodaWanna opened this issue Jun 5, 2019 · 1 comment


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commented Jun 5, 2019

qBittorrent version and Operating System

qBittorrent v4.1.6
Windows 10 64 bit

What is the problem

If one sets a new location for a torrent, and the user has saved files in that folder. Those user files in the torrent folder gets deleted.

For example if one have:

If user saves a files inside aTorrent folder, those gets deleted.

What is the expected behavior

I expect that my files does not become deleted. Either qBittorrent must leave them there or move them to the new location.

Steps to reproduce

I changed the location of several completed torrents to a new drive by selecting several then right clicking and set new location. When the move was finished files inside folders of theese had been deleted.


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commented Jun 5, 2019

On closer inspection I see that most of the user files did not get deleted.

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