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If you download movies from a torrent site is it illegal?

Q: If you download movies from a torrent site is it illegal?

so I downloaded diary of a whimpy kid, school of rock, the spy next door,the pacifier,the simpsons movie, and a hindi movie called my name is khan. from a torrent site. so i wanted to know if its illegal to download these movies

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A: If you download movies from a torrent site is it illegal?

Of course its illegal, at least in the US.

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whenever i want to play a game or watch a video on an internet explorer browser it won't load, and if i try to download the video from the browser it is unable to find the host, but ive played it before and my internet is fine, and when i download from a download engine it works, i think its something wrong with my content thing, but its disabled, and its not a firewall, any ideas?Moderator Edit: Moved topic to more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Internet Explorer Unable To Play Games & Movies Or Download From Site

Hi tmac01 and Welcome to Bleeping Computer,Have you made any changes to your OS recently? Downloaded some new software etc?i think its something wrong with my content thing, but its disabledWhat content thing are you referring to?~good name btw~

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What's a torrent? There's a link to one on the Project Reality mod in BF2. Is it illegal?

A:What's a torrent? Is it illegal?

I can assure you torrents are 100% legal until you decide to download copyrighted material for example "Vantage Point" or anything outside the public domain from places such as *cough*rlslog.net*cough* places like that distribute illegal content.

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Can you please attempt to actually analyze my post before closing them? i am no longer running the torrent game( i downloaded steam) the medieval 2 total war demo and the company of heroes 2 beta continue to lag and are unresponsive. The steam client is freezing on me out of nowhere and i believe it is either driver related or possibly left over background programs that are not showing up.

My laptop is slow and i believe this has something to do with the system refresh option of windows 8 i already used possibly effecting my files and drivers. Also when i click on a YouTube or any video for that matter it takes a second for the sound to play other times i have to click on the audio icon for it to start up. Can someone please help me with this instead of referring me to forum guidelines i am not in fact violating?

Also my tabs and programs continue to freeze on me

A:This is not about a illegal torrent file.

Our assistance will only help in fixing computer lag and will not be offered for the game support.

Make your way to this website here: CCleaner - Download
On the first column where it says "Download from:" click on Piriform.com

*Windows XP - Internet Explorer 8 Download

*Windows Vista, 7 & 8 - Internet Explorer 9 & 10
The software should now ask you to either Run, Save or Cancel. Click on Run.
*When installing on a Windows XP PC:

Then click Run again.

You should now see the onscreen CCleaner setup guide. Click Next >

If asked to agree to their terms and services then click on I Agree.
You may be asked to install either Ask! or Google Toolbar. Installing unnecessary toolbars will cause security holes along with a slower browser.

Untick the box for the Ask! or Google Toolbar:

Next step in the setup is to untick all the boxes accpet the the first and last boxes.

Now click the Finish button and CCleaner should open up.


With CCleaner running:

For the following picutres make sure anything with a RED box is unticked and anything with a BLUE box is ticked.

Now click on the Applications tab:

In the bottom of the program click on Analyze. After that is finished you will see a list of what files will be deleted. Once finished click on Run Cleaner

After the Analyze button:

Once finished analyzing that files will be deleted click the Run Cleaner button.... Read more

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Following a Torrent, when I click on to burn the file it comes up on the Start Smart screen as just a few seconds. This is old movies.

This started happening on April 10th, im downloading the same title over and over again, to try and get the full length film, but with different amounts of seeds and peers, only to find when clicking on to burn, that the movie is just a few seconds long, yet the movie is taking the usual length of time on Torrent.

Any ideas out there please ?

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Most of the time pc freeze and need to reset.
If do not reset after freezing for certain time, BSOD.

Really at lost, pls help.
Thanks in advance.

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I download my movies off a flashdrive and play them on my laptop. the movies with MPEG types play with sound and everything and everything else doesnt have sound. What do i do to get sound on those video types like MKV, AVI Type files. 

A:I download movies onto my laptop and the movies with a MPEG ...

Hi @Noath17bell, Welcome to the HP Forum. I grasp that you downloaded movies onto an USB drive,  when you try to play them , the ones in  MPEG format has both video and audio.but the other formats you get the video but no audio. As this does not appear to be a hardware issue, but a software one please contact Chromebook Help.  HP does not support the Chrome operating system but does support the hardware.  This link may also be useful. HP Chrome OS - Frequently Asked Questions about Your HP Chromebook or Chromebox. Good Luck! To say thanks for helping, please click the "Thumbs Up Icon" below. If you feel this post lead to a resolution, please choose "Accepted Solution "  to help others who may have a similar query find it with greater ease.

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I'm completely new to Torrents. I downloaded BitComet, but I can never seem to find anything on Torrent sites such as movies that I can just dl and play, without having to spend half a day looking for the right codec. Is there a codec package that I can just dl all of them at once? A good Torrent site that's easy to use and well organized?

A:What's a good Torrent site?

We do not discuss such topics here. As far as TechSpot is concerned the best place to get movies is NetFlix or some other sort of legal service.

Thread closed.

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Im just getting on the band wagon for this Torrent thing.
There are so many sites and downloads.
Can someone please direct me to the best one for someone that hasnt used this before?
Any other tips or guidance would be appreciated.
Thanx very much!

A:Best Torrent site for newbie

I think you need to re-read the forum rules:
P2P Instructions - We do not support P2P file sharing applications and any threads requesting help for such will be closed. This includes Torrents, Kazaa, LimeWire, RapidShare, Pirate Bay, and the like. If you're interested in the topic, you are free to discuss it on our site (and please visit StealingIsIllegal.com), but information on how to use them will not be provided.

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The Pirate Bay hacked- user information taken

A:A Torrent site has a problem

If you had a registered account at The Pirate Bay

noit on your nelly lol

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Downloaded a film via bittorrent which "required" downloading a special viewer tool/programme -big mistake!
popups into IE pages, and can't keep up with blocking them, have now uninstalled p2p programme

typical examples:


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C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logishrd\Bluetooth\LBTServ.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
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A:yieldmanager malware via torrent site


Please do the following:

Download Combofix from either of the links below, and save it to your desktop.
Link 1
Link 2

**Note: It is important that it is saved directly to your desktop**


IMPORTANT - Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools. If you have difficulty properly disabling your protective programs, refer to this link here


Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.When finished, it will produce a report for you.
Please post the C:\ComboFix.txt for further review.

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Hi I was wondering what most of you use to download different things i.e. games, movies etc... Is there a safe site yet one full of seeders?

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I am getting really slow download speeds. I have high speed cable and I do not run through a router. I tried turning off windows firewall, but it's still slow. I have listening port enabled, but since I am not getting any remote peers it seems the port is still blocked. Anyone have any ideas as to what could be the issue? thanks.
Cogeco high speed internet. Modem is RCA. (thompson TCM/DCM cable modem. I am running AVG antivirus (free edition). I do have the Enable NAT/Firewall etc. checked.
Oh yeah, and I also have spybot search and destroy.

A:Nat Error Trying to get port to work for torrent site

Ok, I understand that there may be some legitimate uses for torrents, however P2P is NOT supported at this site and is against the rules. In fact this is the first rule that appears under forum rules. Consequently this thread will be closed.

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so I posted something illegal on a site (had to do with cracking games and such) and one of the mods said they are going to try to use my IP address to report my actions to my ISP and get me in trouble. I didn't think it was a big deal, it was just a question I asked. They got really mad. The thing is, I was at work, and my work are on a network and have a t-1 connection.. can they really do anything?

A:posted something illegal on a site

Yes they can, but I think the actions are a little bit to extreme.

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Hello all-

I seem to be having a major issue with a program that I've downloaded. I downloaded Microsoft Office 2007 from a Demonoid thinking it was safe and after reading the comments it seemed safe. After waiting for hours and hours I finally downloaded and installed this program. It turns out the program was in Turkish so I then downloaded a Language Pack and had no idea what to do after that. So I then went to BitComet and chose to ?Delete All Files?, well not all files have been deleted from my laptop?I had a strange feeling about this and I know shame on me for even going through with this. Indeed, I should have known better. I then attempted to do a System Restore and had to do that about 4 maybe 5 times. When I restarted my laptop after the restore, there was a message saying that:

?System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer?s system files and settings were not changed.

An unspecified error occurred during System Restore.

You might wasn?t to try System Restore again and choose a different restore point.
For more information, see System Restore: frequently asked questions?.
The file is still there. I had a strange feeling about this and I know shame on me for even going through with this. Indeed, I should have known better. I then attempted to do a System Restore and had to do that about 4 maybe 5 times. When I restarted my laptop after the restore, there was a message saying that System Restore failed to restore. After the 5th time I no long... Read more

A:URGENT! Unable to delete a program from torrent site....PLEASE HELP!

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Important: Please, try to close the application you want to uninstall first! Select the application in the list of installed applications and press the Uninstall button in the toolbar. Right-click the application and click the Uninstall command in the displayed menu. Follow the instructions.

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Last night I got a virus from a torrent site (Demonoid.me) that is usually trusted. I ran Microsoft Security Essentials and it found nothing. I ran Malware Bytes and it found the 2 infected items. They were quarantined I deleted them both. How do I get my laptop back up to speed and how do I get rid of my laptop's slow start up? Also, what should I do to restore my laptop to it's optimal health and prevent any further intrusions?

Spec: HP Pavilion Laptop, Windows Vista

A:Just deleted a virus I got from a torrent site. What else should I do to ensure the safety of my computer?

Welcome aboardi think there is more malware here than meets the eye. Download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free for Home UsersDouble-click SUPERAntiSpyware.exe and use the default settings for installation.An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here. Double-click on the hyperlink for Download Installer and save SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to your desktop. Then double-click on SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to install the definitions.)In the Main Menu, click the Preferences... button.Click the Scanning Control tab.Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):Close browsers before scanning.Scan for tracking cookies.Terminate memory threats before quarantining.Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen.Back on the main screen, under "Scan for Harmful Software" click Scan your computer.On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.On the right, under "Complete Scan", choose Perform Complete Scan.Click "Next" to start the scan. Please be patient while it scans your computer.After the scan is complete, a Scan Summary box will appear with potentially harmful items that were detected. Click &... Read more

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i am using chrome browser.

and also i installed https everywhere extension in google chrome.

i browser kickass torrent.

i click one torrent. but i can't able to download torrent.

plse see the screen shot.

when i click torrent automatically torrent cache winding.. can't download. how to disable torrent cache.

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When i download film from torrent there is message system cannot find the path specified.where i cant download torrent.please help in sloving the probelm .

A:download torrent

can any body help me

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i use utorrent, although i have a slow connection i used to get a speed around 10kbps... but now i tried different torrents but de speed i get is very low... around 1kbps.
What can be the problem... what should i do, plez help

A:Cannot download using torrent

Hi and welcome. I would HIGHLY suggest a review of the forum rules prior to posting again

We don't assist in the use of these type of progams as we know pretty much what they are mainly used for.

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Does anyone now of a site that I can download movies from into my computer. It has to work with windows media player. Thanks to anyone that can help.

A:A Site For Downloading Movies



There are two.

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does anybody know what would be considered a good download speed for a torrent file, over a DSL connection ??

A:torrent download speed

We do not offer assistance with torrents so I'm closing this thread.

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I downloaded a .torrent file the other day, 6 kb, and low and behold.. as soon as I opened it I was hit by a handful of viruses. Pop ups started flying up and i lost control of the computer. I couldn't get back into safe mode when i tried to reboot. The computer fan would spin very loudly while loading and then the whole thing would shut down before windows came up. No blue screen or anything. I eventually managed to log back in in normal and was able to kill the bulk of the suspicious processes while they were loading. I think that i've managed to remove a fair number of the viruses but i'm still having a problem. For instance, my computer still won't boot in safe mode. I've attached my HiJackThis log for reference. I do know that one virus that is still on the hard drive is in the C:\Recycler file. I also disabled several services that i found suspicious when i was attempting to clean my machine. Now, when trying to connect to the wireless internet at my house, it says Waiting for Network for several minutes then closes. Wired networking doesn't seem to be a problem. I'm not sure if this could be related to the virus or to me disabling the services. Any help with these issues would be greatly appreciated!I'm also now noticing that all of the links i click on in google are being rerouted to junk sites... Any help would be appreciated!Merged posts. ~ OB

A:Virus after torrent download

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.Double click DeFogger to run the tool. The ap... Read more

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My computers details are:

MS Windows XP Professional SP3
AMD Athlon 64 Processor 3200+, 512 RAM, ATI Radeon X300/X550/X1050 series

Now my problem is i use U Torrent and i dont know what has happend but every time i tried to download something even 1 MB it takes about 19 Mins to download and its very slow plz help me i used to download these files so fast and now its only ( 0.3 kb/s ) which is very slow i dont know how i could make it fast again plz help me i use ( U torrent 1.8.2 ) i did try to update it but it was no use i found that 1.8.2 atleast download something but very slow so plz guys and ladies help me plz i would be very great full if any one solves my problem.

Thank you for reading.

A:Slow Download U Torrent

You're admittedly using a file-sharing program to download "who knows what", so it's likely that your computer is infected.


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Well i recently "upgraded" to vista 64, which atfirst i thought might of been a good thing! Which it is, sort of... its such a nightmare downloading all the correct drivers whic are actually compatible and getting programmes that actually work!

Came to download bitlord now that wont work, and i cant install a lot of my girlfriends sims expansions etc.

So does anyone know a good torrent downloader which will work with vista 64??

any help will be mucho appreciated,


A:Torrent Download for Vista 64?

I would think these will work on Vista 64


?Torrent - The Lightweight and Efficient BitTorrent Client

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Does MS provide a Vista tool for downloading torrent files? If not what is the recommended free torrent downloader.

A:Torrent file download

you can use Utorrent
?Torrent - a (very) tiny BitTorrent client

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I am currently downloading a bittorrent file. I have a broadband connection and the maximum i tend to get is about 35kbps, this is fine. but when a download reaches over 30ish the internet slows right down. What i would like to know is:

Is it possible to cap the download at roughly 28-30 kbps so my internet browsing is still at a reasonable rate?

I will be more than greatful for any help.


A:Capping a torrent Download

there are multiple clients out that that allow you to adjust your download and what really kills your browsing, upload speeds.

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Can anyone help me? This is my report
Mem and HDD tests are good...

A:BSOD when download torrent only

Crashes are caused by your Fujitsu Siemens Computers WLAN 802.11b/g (SiS163u) device driver.

906b2000 906e7600 sis163u sis163u.sys Sun May 6 23:48:43 2007 (463EBDBB)
The driver is from 2007. Try to find an update for it. If you are unable to find an update, consider replacing the device with one that is current and compatible with Windows 7.

Also, USB wireless network adapters often cause crashes. USB ports do not supply the necessary power for these devices to run reliably. We recommend replacing USB wireless network adapters with PCI wireless network adapters. I am not sure whether yours is USB as it says, but I thought I would provide that information in case it was.
Before upgrading to Windows 7, did you check your system's compatibility? Windows 7 Compatibility: Software Programs & Hardware Devices: Find Updates, Drivers, & Downloads -> Download and run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor.

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traker status : a request to send or recieved data was disallowed becouse the soket is ot connected and no adress was supplied.

ihave internet security
i dont know was the problem all arrows are red and down.

A:u torrent download problem

Try disabling your internet security then see if you can download... Also What internet security you got?

Regards Jase

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Is there any Firefox add-on that can manage torrent download? (just like opera does it? I'm kind of trying to turn my firefox into a copy of opera and that's the last feature that I need.)


A:Torrent download via Firefox Add-on

Hi Viau,

Take your pick from this lot!

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does any1 know of a site that you can print covers for dvd movies ??? otehr then IMDB which has a good ammount but not all & also doesnt have dvd case size covers? im sure theres a place to get this stuff as the blackmarket vendors in NYC use to sell me copys with these covers all the time, guess if no1 here know ill just have to ask a few vendors till i get 1 to leak it to me... thanks in advance...

A:Site to print DVD covers for movies

i use this site all the time. save em, crop & print em...

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I just bought a new Toshiba Laptop a135-s4427. I put 1.5 gigs of ram in it. It is running windows vista and it is great. But every time I download something on utorrent it completly freezes my laptop. I mine completly, I can't do anything but hold down the power button to turn it off.
What could be the problem? More RAM?

A:Laptop freezes during torrent download

Are you using the wireless access to download from utorrent? By the way, that laptop is advertised as having 2 gigs of ram so if you put 1.5 more you have now 3.5 gigs of ram?

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BSOD while download Torrent using uTorrent
Mcafee is also installed in my laptop [Lenovo G580]

A:BSOD while download Torrent using uTorrent

Please follow the BSOD posting instructions in the big notice at the top of the page.

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I know about seeder thing on the torrent, so please don't say the download speed is depending on the seeder.
I want to open my port in order to make the download speed faster.
I use D link 514 for the wireless router.
I find the instruction on how to forward / open the port for my router, and it's here :

My question is, do I really need to set my IP into static instead of dynamic?
If I set my laptop's IP into static, do I need to make my other PC into static IP also?
My setting is one router, 2 laptop, and 1 PC.
I'm a newbie about this kind of stuff.

If there is a simpler way on how to open the port for bit torrent, that would be great.
I think people said that the port range is 6881 - 6889.
Thanks a lot

A:My download speed on the torrent is slow.

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I just bought a new Toshiba Laptop a135-s4427. I put 1.5 gigs of ram in it. It is running windows vista and it is great. But every time I download something on utorrent it completly freezes my laptop. I mine completly, I can't do anything but hold down the power button to turn it off.
What could be the problem? More RAM?

A:Laptop freezes during torrent download

Have you checked the utorrent website for a new version that works with Vista.?

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Anyone have any guesses as to why? It's a fairly uniform sine wave from 0 to ~150 kb/s, with a period of approximately one minute. I'm using uTorrent, and have port forwarding set up correctly. I have Vista 64 bit. My ISP is Embarq DSL. Any ideas, or any other info needed?


A:Torrent download speed cycles up and down

Quite normal
It depends on the other computer you are downloading from (many official sites use torrent files, but generally these files are coming from private users computers, just like yours)
What exactly are you trying to download?

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I downloaded a file from a torrent and the file will not delete or move elsewhere. Its on my desktop in a folder titled MED 2. If I try and do either I get the blue/green box appear on my screen telling me that my file is moving or deleting but nothing else happens. I tried renaming the file to see if that would enable me to delete the file but then explorer doesn't respond and I have to manually switch the pc off. Is this a some sort of virus? How the hell do I get rid of this thing?!

A:A file I download through a torrent will not delete

Please read the forum rules before posting:


You may not ask for assistance with P2P programs


We believe that the main purpose of P2P programs is to illegally download and use copyrighted material of whatever description. We further understand that there may be legal uses for P2P, but as we are not able to assess a user's intent when he/ she asks for help, we do not support P2P software and we will not assist any user in this regard. This includes but is not limited to Bearshare, Kazaa and many others.

from http://www.techsupportforum.com/rules.php


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isohunt says

"Someone has clogged the tubes!
Unexpected Maintenance in progress

We're not quite sure why we're down this time, but I'm sure we know about it and are working to resolve it

In the mean time, check out this amusing yet insightful video from the Globe and Mail asking Canadians, "What's worse: jaywalking, or downloading a song illegally?"

A:I get an error when I download a torrent at isohunt.

Sounds not good.....
probably Anti Pirated software installed in your system (like trojan) that block torent site...

check your app process..

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hi guys!.i was having a problem regarding my internet connection...i cant browse but i can download a torrent file..Heres what i did before i got this problem..

1.i clear out unneccesary files by using cc cleaner to free some space
2.i deleted unwanted files and folders on my torrent folder
3.uninstalled programs that i used in the add/remove program..

i restarted my computer then opened firefox and utorrent so i can continue downloading my files and i realized why i cant surf(NO DISPLAY SHOWING ON FIREFOX) and why i can still download torrentfiles at utorrent....
the connection tough is enabled...i tried repairing it and showd the following error""Windows could not finish repairing the problem because the following action could not be completed: Clearing the DNS Cache".

tried restarting and reinstalled my ethernet device but didnt work...
i did this several times..

until i searched for solutions and did the following

1.Opend Services...
Start | Run | Type: services.msc | Click OK |
Scroll down to and double click DNS Client | Set to Automatic under Startup

Do the same for DHCP Client.

2.tried typing ipconfig /release,ipconfig /renew,ipconfig /flushdns

3.when i restred it worked for just a second.i was able to connect at google.com but when i get to youtube for just a second,the same problem occurd again...can download but cant browse..

i really dont know what im doing here and only follows instruction on how to fix this..sori just a noob but im wi... Read more

A:I cant browse and chat but i can download torrent

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Hi ..
Recently, I bought a Lenovo Notebook with Windows 8 pre installed. I have installed only basic software?s for office needs, browsers, some media players, photo editor and utorrent. I have also installed Kaspersky Internet Security, for which I have a 3 year license. The notebook performs pretty well except that the utorrent software is not downloading anything.My internet connection is provided by ABC Communications in Vancouver. I don?t think there are any issues with the connection, as I am able to browse, stream videos and download files with very good speed, but I am not able to download torrent files. I completely scanned the notebook with kaspersky and found no virus issues. Is it any problem with utorrent software or any misconfiguration issues? Can someone help me solve this problem? Thanks in advance.

A:Unable to download files using torrent.

To check configuration, try downloading one of those torrents:

Alternative downloads | Ubuntu

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I just bought a new Toshiba Laptop a135-s4427. I put 1.5 gigs of ram in it. It is running windows vista and it is great. But every time I download something on utorrent it completly freezes my laptop. I mine completly, I can't do anything but hold down the power button to turn it off.
What could be the problem? More RAM?

A:Laptop freezes during torrent download

Torrents are great conduits for viri. It also may be over-taxing your system.

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something is trying to download an update to my pc as we speak. i don't have any idea what or who it is. it won't let me click or double click or right click on it. it's icon is yellow and shaped like a shield with a black exclamation point in the middle. it is moving very slowly. the balloon

i have norton and windows updates. but neither of those will download anything without letting me know first. this first appeared while downloading Nero or when i was at the IBM site (not sure which)

does anyone know what or who this is? i have no idea what to do at this point. i can't get rid of it.

task manager has these things moving at the time of the download:



A:? Illegal Download

The items running in the background all seem to check out - all MS based except for lxbfbmon.exe which is related to your printer ( I think ) Lexmark?

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I wish to disable the Opera 9.01 build 8552 from using its built in torrent manager. As in other browsers, I wish to be asked where to save the torrent file when I click on its link.
Is there anyway to do this?

A:Disabling torrent download feature in Opera 9

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You might get a nasty surprise with your download. Read here.


A:Warning For Those Who Download Windows 7 From Torrent Sites

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i don't know what's going on on my laptop but suddenly i can't download anything related to torrents...i tried many softwares :
utorrent doesn't work at all always stuck in "connecting to peers"
vuze not working
deluge not working
torrent tornado
is it normal or paranormal? can some1 help me please


Its likley its either anti virus firewall router or isp thats blocking the ports

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Thanks in advance for you help!A couple days ago my machine started running EXTREMELY slow all of a sudden (can take 45 mins+ to boot up). When I tried to reboot it took a LONG time to load and once loaded it is so slow it is barely operable. I had recently downloaded some torrent files (.epub files but maybe some malware was hidden in them?) from what seemed to be credible sources.One of the times I rebooted it brought up system repair which failed to repair anything but did try to do a system restore. This didn't improve anything.At one point I recieved an error message saying that I may be a victim of software counterfeiting (screenshot attached). I was able to validate windows using Microsofts validiation tool but when I rebooted again i get text at the bottom right corner of my desktop saying "Windows 7 Build 7601 This Copy of Windows is not genuine". I bought my Gateway with Windows preloaded, wtf![attachment=112341:photo1.JPG]Also, on a reboot I received a message that "one of your disks needs to be check for consistency" it then proceeded to scan/move/ delete several items (screenshot also attached). Nothing was improved once it started.[attachment=112342:photo.JPG]Also, the windows problem center says that there is a "video hardware error" I tried to uninstall the driver and reboot whcih didnt help and then removed my videocard and used the onboard graphics which also did nothing. I have some extremely important pic... Read more

A:Comp EXTREMELY slow following torrent download


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