I'm guessing my IP leaked through qbittorrent somehow because it was set up this way. However, if I have it setup in other configurations, the search function won't work at all. Should I just go without the qbittorrent search function and search via Tor browser and use the full NordVPN application hooked to a socks5 P2P server?

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i tried the ipconfig/renew (but the i kept the same IP address) i tried a master reset (but the i kept the same IP address) i want a solid method that will work. I do not want to always change gateways. i rather just unplug it or type in commands to change my IP address. Please advise.

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