µtorrent problems!

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  1. Langin
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    Langin HI! ^O^

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    Well I am downloading something at µtorrent and the download-speed is very slow!(bout 66 kb/s) but how can I make it faster?

    - firewall is open for µtorrent
    - port is open
    - trackers are oke


    oh and it gives a ! sign at the bottom!
     
  2. Hakoda

    Hakoda GBAtemp Addict

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    Double check that uTorrent knows the port is open. Go to Options --> Speed Guide --> Click on "Test if port is forwardly properly" Your default web browser will open to uTorrent's port checker and state whether its open or closed for Bittorent connections.

    Go here to learn how to open a port for uTorrent. Find your manufacturer then click on your model number. You'll get a list of apps. Click on uTorrent under "U".
     
  3. Elritha

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    Make sure you're forwarding the port to the correct internal ip address. You may have to assign your computer a static ip also.

    Also try testing some popular well seeded torrent such as a linux distro. Slow speeds may just be due to low seeders.
     
  4. mew512

    mew512 GBAtemp Regular

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    I stopped using utorrent as it suddenly got slow even afetr i did all i could to speed it up try bitcomet its good and im now using the internet browser you can download with it good combo

    Or try port fowarding your router
     
  5. Langin
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    Langin HI! ^O^

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    thanks bitcomet is indeed very good!
     
  6. XWolf

    XWolf GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Something to bear in mind, a lot of ISPs actually restrict torrent traffic - check to see if yours does. I know mine does.
     
  7. Hakoda

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    Woah that's interesting..... I have Comcast (major cable, phone & internet trio corporation). I get torrent connections so I guess they don't block it... Didn't know ISPs could do that
     
  8. anime4ever

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    Like Bell here limit P2P connection at hald around 1h and at 4 or 5 I get like 30kb 40 kb max. Gay Bell.
     
  9. Excellentnuke

    Excellentnuke GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I used to have the same problem. To make things worse, my internet would randomly start to crash when I downloaded torrents. I remedied the problem by capping my Upload Rate at 30 kbs.
     
  10. Elritha

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    The problem with bitcomet is a lot of private trackers ban it. Should be fine if you just stick to public trackers.
     
  11. Crass

    Crass Rock me Dr. Zaius

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    It doesn't matter what torrent client your using if the torrent you are downloading has a low seed count, or if the seeders have slow upload rates. If your downloading old obscure stuff expect a wait.