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Magnet link problem


vmr

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Hi everyone,

Last night I started having problems with magnet links completely out of the blue. I know this was a big issue a little while ago, but it just randomly started happening to me and I haven't been able to find a solution.

The strange part is, if I reboot my system or re-install utorrent, I can download ONE magnet link before encountering this problem. Regular torrent files work fine. For the record, the exact same thing happens with bittorent. Upon loading a second magnet link, this is what I get:

Name Status Update In Seeds Peers Downloaded

[DHT] inactive 1 168 0

[Local Peer Discovery] inactive 0 2 0

[Peer Exchange] inactive 0 3 0

udp://tracker.ccc.de:80 Failure: Connection timed out. 0 0 0

udp://tracker.istole.it:80/announce scrape ok 106 0 10

udp://tracker.openbittorrent.com:80 scrape ok 108 1 10

udp://tracker.publicbt.com:80 scrape ok 60 1 10

I'm running the latest version of utorrent (3.3), have DHT enabled in preferences, and have added utorrent as an exception to AVG. I'm stumped.

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I know! It's really frustrating. I know that torrent works because I just downloaded it a few minutes ago. Here's what happens:

1. Install utorrent and/or reboot system

2. Yay! Magnet links seem to be working.

3. After downloading one magnet link, it does what I described.

Any ideas on how to fix it?

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I have the green check mark signifying a working network connection. Is that what you're talking about? The torrent I'm currently trying has 288 seeds to 109 leachers, so it's healthy too. Also, I can download it fine if I use the .torrent file instead of the magnet link. This happens with any magnet link download. What's confusing to me is why it works once, and then stops...

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Oh, goddamn it. I figured it out. I got a notification to download a new stable build last night at like 3 in the morning and I must have clicked it in a sleep deprived stupor. I guess that's what broke it. I just rolled back to 3.3 and it works fine. Thank you so much. I wouldn't have realized what happened without you.

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