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Topic # 32205 16-Apr-2009 09:49
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when i try to download movies and music on utorrent i get this little red arrow and it wont download
so i thought it was a bad file so i went to download a diffrent file and it did the same thing
this is the first time this has ever happened and i dont know what exactly to do
so if someone could help me out and tell me what i need to do,explain it in simple terms lol im not really good with computers and this kind of stuff


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  Reply # 207237 16-Apr-2009 09:59
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If its a red arrow next to the torrent, this usually indicates a problem with the tracker (or in my experience anyway).
If its doing it with every file from different sites, then thats odd - I do know some trackers prevent use of certain versions of clients - is your UTorrent the latest "legit" build ? There are some dodgy hacked versions out there which do get banned by trackers.




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  Reply # 207239 16-Apr-2009 10:00
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well i downloaded it off the u torrent site
could it be mines out of date?
or theres an upgrade for it?

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 207253 16-Apr-2009 11:00
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How long ago did you download it ? If you goto the Help menu, I think theres a "Check for update" option (Id check but Im at work) there or else go download it again to make sure.




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  Reply # 207263 16-Apr-2009 11:45
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It could be a private tracker. if it is you'll need to go to the site that provides the file and register with them to download the real torrent.

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