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Windows 7: utorrent connecting to peers!!!

05 May 2014   #1
sweetnightmare

win7 ultimate 64bit
 
 
utorrent connecting to peers!!!

Hi guys,

my problem started after i transferred apartment...

i cant seem to download any torrent files using utorrent app..

it always says "connecting to peers 0.0%"...


i have not encountered this since i have been using utorrent...

what id did was:


tried utorrent using the internet at my old apartment... torrent is downloading (nevermind the speed) from connecting to peers 0.0% to downloading 0.1% and so on...


but, trying the internet from my new apartment, damn, still not downloading..

guess this is Internet service related right?

was there any solution to this problem..??

i know there are a lot of threads regarding this but it seems there was no permanent fix.


thanks all....


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05 May 2014   #2
ZMan

windows 7 professional x32
 
 

Test to see if the port is open.
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05 May 2014   #3
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Simple tip:

Do not use torrent software.

They are not safe, and cause more issues then they are worth. Just like registry cleaners or system "optimization" programs.
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07 May 2014   #4
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Typical things to check is the port is open on both the local firewall and forwarded to the computer in the router. uTorrent also as a built-in checker for those things, accessed by clicking the green check (or yellow warning) icon on the bottom right corner of the window.

Also possible, if using a different ISP, is that the new one applies blocking/throttling to torrent connections, which may hurt you. A possible mitigation can be to enable protocol encryption on the options.
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