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As I said, if the "Disable Windows caching of disk writes" is checked, the mini hangs are gone, but then I can't download, because my speed does not go over 1 mb/s. This issues are caused by the subsystem called bloatware that came since the 3.0 version. Pre-allocate all files does nothing. At least in 2.2.1 I won't have any useless things and all the things work as it should.

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Yeah, I don't have any stardock. It's a clean windows, installed a couple of days ago. I don't use stardock or other eye candy software And the RSS feature being broken is also from stardock software ? The pre-allocate all files option broken is from stardock software too ? I never had a hang with utorrent in my life. Only with 3.1. And I'm not the only one complaining about this. But you, the developers, instead of fixing them, you stand here and say "Prove it". Great attitude.

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Yeah, I don't have any stardock. It's a clean windows, installed a couple of days ago. I don't use stardock or other eye candy software And the RSS feature being broken is also from stardock software ? The pre-allocate all files option broken is from stardock software too ? I never had a hang with utorrent in my life. Only with 3.1. And I'm not the only one complaining about this. But you, the developers, instead of fixing them, you stand here and say "Prove it". Great attitude.

Pre-allocate works fine for me, and I can download at about 7mbyte/s (internet can't go faster). :o

Were you running some of the older 3.1s? I recommend making sure sparse files is turned off.

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Thanks, Firon. I appreciate your answer. Sparse files was on because I had disk overloaded issues without it. Forgot to turn it off. :)

LE: The RSS issue is fixed, thanks for that. The disk overloaded issue is fixed, I see. I didn't have any 3.1 previous to 26595.

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New 3.1 build up with several fixes, including fixed RSS.

Let me see: did this "test" feed, that was posted (and sent) works for you ?

http://rss.thepiratebay.org/208

Because, I get nothing from it over here :(

Might be that they have changed something at the feed's web site

Edit:

http://rss.thepiratebay.org/205 seems OK, I guess that are no more HD shows on this RSS feed today...

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Now I have another issue, one that was solved until this last build:

bba7ed164710885.jpg fee89e164710889.jpg fa2d60164710887.jpg

As you can see, utorrent returned to be a resource hog. I did everything that I thought of. Until this last build, it was normal.

Picture order: disk statistics - utorrent on and downloading - utorrent off

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I have Microsoft Security Essentials. I never had any issue with any uTorrent until 3.x. I went back to 2.2.1, same download speeds ( same file ) and it's like it's not even there. If it was from the AV, it should have done the same with all of them.

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some interesting info posted by 'demonzon' regarding the RSS issue. uTorrent staff can this

be addresses and fixed?

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For some reason utorrent sends Content-Length: 0 in its GET request. lighttpd does not accept this.

For example' date=' TPBs High Def TV Shows requests are requested (in utorrent) as this:

GET /208 HTTP/1.1

Host: rss.thepiratebay.org

User-Agent: BTWebClient/3100(26595)

Accept-Encoding: gzip

Connection: Close

Content-Length: 0

The "Content-Length: 0" is not valid in a HTTP GET request.[/quote']

Thanks for the info. I'll attempt to reproduce this bug, and update you tomorrow.

Using Firefox & Live Headers, I'm getting :

GET /201 HTTP/1.1

Host: rss.thepiratebay.org

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:9.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/9.0

Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8

Accept-Language: en-gb,en;q=0.5

Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate

Connection: keep-alive

HTTP/1.1 200 OK

Content-Type: text/xml

Etag: "2246646985"

Accept-Ranges: bytes

Last-Modified: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 18:03:05 GMT

Content-Length: 62346

Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 18:04:02 GMT

Server: lighttpd

for Pirate Bay

and

http://www.mininova.org/rss.xml

GET /rss.xml HTTP/1.1

Host: www.mininova.org

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:9.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/9.0

Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8

Accept-Language: en-gb,en;q=0.5

Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate

Connection: keep-alive

HTTP/1.1 200 OK

Cache-Control: no-cache, must-revalidate

Expires: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 00:00:00 GMT

Content-Type: application/xml; charset=utf-8

Content-Encoding: gzip

Vary: Accept-Encoding

Connection: close

Transfer-Encoding: chunked

Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 18:00:35 GMT

for Mininova

source (snippet) from PB via FeedDemon is :

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8' ?>

<!DOCTYPE torrent PUBLIC "-//bitTorrent//DTD torrent 0.1//EN" "http://xmlns.ezrss.it/0.1/dtd/">

<rss version="2.0" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/">

<channel>

<title>The Pirate Bay - Movies</title>

<link>http://thepiratebay.org/</link>

<description>The newest torrents from The Pirate Bay.org</description>

<language>en-us</language>

<pubDate>Thu, 15 Dec 2011 20:06:06 +0100</pubDate>

<lastBuildDate>Thu, 15 Dec 2011 20:06:06 +0100</lastBuildDate>

<docs>http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss</docs>

<generator>TPB RSS Generator 1.2</generator>

<item>

<title><![CDATA[Fist.2.Fist.2011.DvDRip.XviD.Ac3-Feel-Free]]></title>

<link>http://torrents.thepiratebay.org/6890064/Fist.2.Fist.2011.DvDRip.XviD.Ac3-Feel-Free.6890064.TPB.torrent</link>

<comments>http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/6890064</comments>

<pubDate>Thu, 15 Dec 2011 18:51:37 +0100</pubDate>

<category domain="http://thepiratebay.org/browse/201"><![CDATA[Video / Movies]]></category>

<dc:creator><![CDATA[maximersk]]></dc:creator>

<guid>http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/6890064/</guid>

<enclosure url="http://torrents.thepiratebay.org/6890064/Fist.2.Fist.2011.DvDRip.XviD.Ac3-Feel-Free.6890064.TPB.torrent" length="23373" type="application/x-bittorrent" />

<torrent xmlns="http://xmlns.ezrss.it/0.1/">

<contentLength>1176360960</contentLength>

<infoHash>6EE0DFFF7DE46721987C1B4DA3D90DB18AF215C9</infoHash>

<magnetURI><!

for mininova:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?><rss version="2.0" xmlns:atom="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom">

<channel>

<title>Mininova</title>

<link>http://www.mininova.org/</link>

<description>Latest Mininova torrents</description>

<language>en-us</language>

<atom:link href="http://www.mininova.org/rss.php?chttp://www.mininova.org/rss.php?cat=1&recache=0%22%20at=1&recache=0%22%20%22%20rel=%22self%22%20type=%22application/rss+xml%22%20/%3e" rel="self" type="application/rss+xml" />

<item><title>DJ Dyce, DJ Cannon Banyon & DJ Effect present Apollo - Kakalak Kid</title><guid isPermaLink='true'>http://www.mininova.org/tor/13202670</guid><pubDate>Thu, 15 Dec 2011 19:31:29 +0100</pubDate><category>Music</category><link>http://www.mininova.org/tor/13202670</link><enclosure url="http://www.mininova.org/get/13202670" length="64192206" type="application/x-bittorrent" /><description><![CDATA[

Category: <a href="http://www.mininova.org/cat/5">Music</a><br />

Subcategory: <a href="http://www.mininova.org/sub/64">Hip Hop</a><br />

Size: 61.22 megabyte<br />

Ratio: 1 seeds, 4 leechers<br />

Language: <img src="http://mnstat.com./images/flags/us.gif" /> English<br />

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I think that my problem above is due to utorrent not handling the cache options as it should. It does not disable windows caching. This behavior was present in the first 3-4 builds from version 3.0.

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After torrent has downloaded, torrent states gets stuck at "Flushing to disk(432)". On exiting and restarting utorrent, torrent is checked to 99.something% and then entire torrent is downloaded again.

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So, I found the RAM hog culprit. This setting: f54dc0164763870.jpg

When it's checked, everything is fine. When it's unchecked, it takes up all my RAM, regardless of my "override cache size" setting and I can't upload with more than 1 mb/s. This is a real dilemma here, for me, at least, because I have a 100 mbps connection. So, the problem isn't from Stardock, AV or any other thing.

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I also figured out the cause for mini hangs: RSS. As long as I don't have any feeds, there's no hang at utorrent startup. If I add my rss.dat, then all hell breaks loose and I have mini hangs.

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I also figured out the cause for mini hangs: RSS. As long as I don't have any feeds, there's no hang at utorrent startup. If I add my rss.dat, then all hell breaks loose and I have mini hangs.

Enable logging of RSS errors. what does the log say? Maybe they are not handling well bad feeds-sites.

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