Tweaking Bittorrent - How To Configure Bittorrent

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natcheck tests

Postby EJKat » Tue Jul 26, 2005 11:27 am

One question -- is there a recommended alternate natcheck test? I couldn't connect to btfaq for a couple days so I gave up and looked for something else. I ended up using this one:
http://www.voipuser.org/port_forward_tester.html
but I don't know if it was necessarily the best or if it makes any difference.
If there is a preferred alternative, you might want to add it to the faq in case other people trying to be good d-addicts citizens can't connect to btfaq in the future :D

thanks!

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Re: natcheck tests

Postby jholic » Wed Jul 27, 2005 1:42 am

EJKat wrote:One question -- is there a recommended alternate natcheck test? I couldn't connect to btfaq for a couple days so I gave up and looked for something else.!

woah! apparently, you weren't kidding! btfaq does seem to be down. i hope it comes back up. i couldn't find another NAT checker using google. almost everyone points to that one.

the link you provided is helpful, but it isn't a true bittorrent NAT checker. if you want to test your ports and security, you can use this site: grc.com

thanks for the heads-up, though!
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Postby EJKat » Wed Jul 27, 2005 11:40 am

Thanks!! Will try that link asap!

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Postby EJKat » Wed Jul 27, 2005 11:48 am

jholic --

sorry to bug you but -- I went to grc.com, and I'm assuming I should be FAILING their port scan, right? The results I got for the ports ABC is using were:

Solicited TCP Packets: RECEIVED (FAILED)
Unsolicited Packets: PASSED
Ping Echo: PASSED

So I think that's right?

I'm still going to keep checking back until btfaq is back though.

thanks again!! :D

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Postby jholic » Thu Jul 28, 2005 10:22 am

EJKat: depends on which port scan you used. if you used their 'overall' portscanner (to see if you're in stealth mode), then it does not scan the bittorrent ports.

i believe your results are good, but i can't be sure.

there was one scan in there that allowed you to enter the port that you wanted scanned. i believe i started up a torrent, checked which port it was listening on, then scanned it at grc, and i failed.
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Postby EJKat » Thu Jul 28, 2005 11:31 am

jholic - thanks! Yeah, I scanned the specific ports I was using and failed. :lol So I think I'm all good.

and btfaq.com is still gone. (and his other site, dessent.net, too) how freaky! :O

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Postby jholic » Fri Jul 29, 2005 5:02 am

usually, if you're getting a green light (or on some bt clients green FONT), you should be good.

even with btfaq down, many other sites now hold simple bt information, so it isn't too bad. but i don't think anyone else has a nat check for bittorrent. :pale:
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Postby aesha » Wed Aug 24, 2005 6:40 am

all of a sudden, i cant download more than 1 torrent at a time. if i want to start downloading another torrent, i have to stop downloading my previous one. and on the error column, it keeps on saying "downloader unexpectedly exited" everytime i start downloading another torrent. so, what is the problem that i am encountering now n how can i handle it?

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Postby Carista » Wed Aug 31, 2005 11:50 pm

wow.. i really do need to configure my client.. =X

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Postby ThangDiengXD » Tue Sep 06, 2005 10:44 pm

3rrr..i failed the NAT check on that site..
but now i dont know which tut i should follow ..im using this router :http://www.sweex.com/product.asp?pId=288 , my download speed is random..somethimes it downloads 50/200 kb/s (on anime's) and sometimes it isnt downloading only uploading ...or it keeps downloading with 1/10 kbs..

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Postby yt_toshi » Tue Sep 06, 2005 11:12 pm

ThangDiengXD wrote:3rrr..i failed the NAT check on that site..
but now i dont know which tut i should follow ..im using this router :http://www.sweex.com/product.asp?pId=288 , my download speed is random..somethimes it downloads 50/200 kb/s (on anime's) and sometimes it isnt downloading only uploading ...or it keeps downloading with 1/10 kbs..


Try the following steps:

1. On your browser, go to http://192.168.62.1 and type "admin" (no quotes) as your username and "1234" (no quotes) as your password at the login prompt.

2. After you configured your internet connection with your router, go to the NAT page, which is on the left column, and click on the Special Application under it.

3. From here, try these settings:
Protocol: TCP
Trigger Port Range: 6881-6889 (or a range of ports between 6881-6999)
Maximum Activity Interval: 50
Session Chaining: Enable
Chaining on UDP: Disable
Address Replacement: Enable
Address Translation Type: TCP
Two Way Only: Enable

4. After you set all these settings, click Apply and try to see if you pass the NAT check this time.

I hope this works for you and your router.
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Postby jholic » Wed Sep 07, 2005 10:21 am

some clients use bt port range of: 6881 to 6999
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Postby yt_toshi » Wed Sep 07, 2005 11:26 am

Hmm...if the ranges of the ports for bt goes from 6881-6999, then what would be the best ranges that a person should choose when setting it up with a router?

I used the port ranges from 6881-6889 and so far, it's worked just fine with my router setup.
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Postby ThangDiengXD » Wed Sep 07, 2005 6:41 pm

yt_toshi wrote:
ThangDiengXD wrote:3rrr..i failed the NAT check on that site..
but now i dont know which tut i should follow ..im using this router :http://www.sweex.com/product.asp?pId=288 , my download speed is random..somethimes it downloads 50/200 kb/s (on anime's) and sometimes it isnt downloading only uploading ...or it keeps downloading with 1/10 kbs..


Try the following steps:

1. On your browser, go to http://192.168.62.1 and type "admin" (no quotes) as your username and "1234" (no quotes) as your password at the login prompt.

2. After you configured your internet connection with your router, go to the NAT page, which is on the left column, and click on the Special Application under it.

3. From here, try these settings:
Protocol: TCP
Trigger Port Range: 6881-6889 (or a range of ports between 6881-6999)
Maximum Activity Interval: 50
Session Chaining: Enable
Chaining on UDP: Disable
Address Replacement: Enable
Address Translation Type: TCP
Two Way Only: Enable

4. After you set all these settings, click Apply and try to see if you pass the NAT check this time.

I hope this works for you and your router.

Err thnx for trying 2 help but still failed xD

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Postby ThangDiengXD » Wed Sep 07, 2005 6:53 pm

zz seems like i got another problem..the thing on my bittornado wont get 2 green..its still yellow..while i turned my windows firewall(XP sp2) off already..

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Postby ThangDiengXD » Wed Sep 07, 2005 7:10 pm

Errr wad de hell i restarted my comp now when i open BT it says EROOR(09.12 PM)
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Postby jholic » Thu Sep 08, 2005 12:56 am

yt_toshi wrote:Hmm...if the ranges of the ports for bt goes from 6881-6999, then what would be the best ranges that a person should choose when setting it up with a router?

i think it depends on your client and other factors. i use btornado (like ThangDiengXD). if you check the "pref" in tornado, it is set to default between ports 6881-6999. you can change the range of these ports if you like, OR stop it from randomizing.

ThangDiengXD: try changing your range to 6999. or, change the PREF in tornado.
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Postby ThangDiengXD » Thu Sep 08, 2005 5:24 am

i changed it 2 6999, but the standard port on my BT is 10000-60000 ?!!

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Postby jholic » Sat Sep 10, 2005 4:14 am

if this is the case, you should change to 10000-60000. OR, change the standart port range back to 6881-6999.
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Postby HomelessBird » Wed Sep 14, 2005 2:06 pm

I am using DSL, and download with edonkey2000. My dolwnload speed is very slow, most of the time was under 5kb. The UDP Port is 9756, and TCP Port is 4662. Do I need to change anything ? Or Is there any other way to imporve my download speed? Please help !!!!! THanks a lot !

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Postby jholic » Thu Sep 15, 2005 9:14 am

i know that some edonkey clients have a built-in BT feature. i don't use it, so i wouldn't know. try using a bt client for bt.

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Postby patty » Thu Sep 15, 2005 4:16 pm

Hi , i m using azureuz and i'm still confused about opening the ports thingy.The light stays yellow at all times, i've never seen a green light. I've visited portforward.com and followed the step by step instruction. But somehow after i finished the whole thing, i cant open webpages and one of my torrent light turn red. Acc to portforward.com there might be something wrong with my DNS servers. In the instruction, I'm supposed to have 2 DNS servers, the preferred and d alternate . But somehow I only have 1 DNS server appearing on my config screen. :-( I'm reli lousy at these things. Pls help me.
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Postby horo_horo » Fri Sep 16, 2005 2:53 pm

is it for free torrent

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Postby de5tiny87 » Sun Sep 25, 2005 4:17 am

i cant seem to do the port forwarding thing. the router that i'm using don't seem to be a common brand. it's Buffalo WBR2-G54. at the config pgs, i cant seem to find the 'forwarding' function. i'm using cable and bitcomet. dling spd ranges fr 3-10kbs.

also, for config external ip address, i read that ''The official BitTorrent clients all support a commandline option to tell them what your IP address is (--ip 1.2.3.4) so just substitute in your IP address and you are good to go. ''
um, where do i find the commandline option thing to substitute my ip address?

thnkz!!!

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Postby jholic » Tue Sep 27, 2005 12:41 am

de5tiny87 wrote:also, for config external ip address, i read that ''The official BitTorrent clients all support a commandline option to tell them what your IP address is (--ip 1.2.3.4) so just substitute in your IP address and you are good to go. ''
um, where do i find the commandline option thing to substitute my ip address?

are you planning to use 'bitcomet' or the 'official bt client'?

BitComet Help:
http://www.d-addicts.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=18060

for your router, www.portforward.com may have a help section that may assist you.
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Postby kdramafanatic » Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:47 pm

HI! I downloaded the drama fashion 70's and I couldnt hear anything and there wasnt subtittles..can you tell me whats wrong? thanks

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Postby kdramafanatic » Mon Oct 10, 2005 9:25 pm

I downloaded the vobsub and I dont kno how to use it..lol Can you tell me? thanks

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Postby soulmate678 » Fri Oct 14, 2005 5:25 pm

my bittornado is freezing when the client reach 60 peers. is there any solution for that? and what should i type in response file? because it always says that no such file or directory "c:\program files\bittornado\btdownloadgui.exe" --ip 123.45.67.89 --responsefile "%1"

im using windows xp sp2 , i already turned off the firewalls but still , i cant make it work. And i dont have any anti viruses installed. i dont have router either.

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Postby neonkinpatsu » Mon Oct 24, 2005 1:37 am

Ever since I had to replace my hard drive and start from scratch, my BT speeds are nowhere near what they used to be. I get green lights on ABC, but the speeds are pretty lousy and the uploads are normal. I keep failing the NAT checks too ;__; Looking in my firewall, ABC.exe has full access and none of my "blocked events" are in the usual BT port ranges anymore (they used to be). O_o Windows Firewall is disabled, and my McAfee Personal Firewall never blocked the BT ports before (6881-6999). I checked and they are not blocked in the firewall settings. I think my ports are forwarded, maybe w/in the BT client or something. Anybody know how to check that in ABC? Or, any other reason why I'm getting green lights and still failing NAT checks?
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Postby MoerkJ » Mon Oct 24, 2005 2:08 am

neonkinpatsu wrote:I think my ports are forwarded, maybe w/in the BT client or something. Anybody know how to check that in ABC? Or, any other reason why I'm getting green lights and still failing NAT checks?

You have to perform the NAT check on an active torrent. You can get the port of a torrent in ABC through the "Torrent Details" dialog. If you perform a NAT check on a inactive port then it will of course fail because nothing answers the NAT check.
Also I strongly recomment NOT to use the standard BT ports. Your ISP might throttle them. Change it from 6881-6999 to something else (e.g. 20000-20020) in your client settings and change your firewall settings accordingly.

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Postby neonkinpatsu » Mon Oct 24, 2005 2:53 am

I used to use the standard ports.....but I'm looking at it now and it seems that I don't, and I have no idea how that happened O__o ABC is using 43930 or some crap like that. That one passes the NAT check, of course. I just don't get how I ended up using that port. I never touched a setting at all. I don't know much about ABC settings to even set a range.....b/c I'm hoping that this isn't the ONLY port being used O__o I'm wondering if that's why my downloads are pretty slow...
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Postby Amika » Mon Oct 24, 2005 9:24 am

ur abc should show the peers if all of them are having a local instead of remote that mean ur port forwarding port and ur bt client port mismatch....
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Postby sulin » Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:41 am

just wanna thank all those who commented in this thread..
finally my download speed has increased! heeee~
thanks a lot!!! really appreciate it!

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Postby Kumaxell » Sun Nov 13, 2005 2:51 pm

Thank you for the forum. I performed a check on everything you adviced and they worked properly. BUT, my download is still very low (zero, actually) for one particular torrent.

Situation:
- We have 1 seeder
- But, the rest of us leechers are stuck on 22.6%
- It takes hours just to download 0.1%

What should I do in this situation?

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Troubleshooting

Postby mvk20 » Fri Nov 18, 2005 4:34 pm

I was wondering if someone could help me troubleshoot. Maybe there are steps I can go through to be sure that I've done each thing properly, and maybe there's a step I'm missing. Hopefully someone here can help. I've done the following:
Set up a static ip address
Forwarded ports on router
Checked that there are exceptions in Windows firewall and Norton Worm Protect

My router is a Netgear WGT624v2. I've got four clients currently installed: Azureus, BitComet, MicroTorrent (utorrent), BitTornado. I've forwarded different ports for all four, and set exceptions for all four but I can't pass a NAT check on any of them. For the record, I have used IRC successfully to get files.

Thanks in advance for the assistance.

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Re: Troubleshooting

Postby Ruroshin » Sat Nov 19, 2005 1:08 am

mvk20 wrote:I was wondering if someone could help me troubleshoot. Maybe there are steps I can go through to be sure that I've done each thing properly, and maybe there's a step I'm missing. Hopefully someone here can help. I've done the following:
Set up a static ip address
Forwarded ports on router
Checked that there are exceptions in Windows firewall and Norton Worm Protect

My router is a Netgear WGT624v2. I've got four clients currently installed: Azureus, BitComet, MicroTorrent (utorrent), BitTornado. I've forwarded different ports for all four, and set exceptions for all four but I can't pass a NAT check on any of them. For the record, I have used IRC successfully to get files.

Thanks in advance for the assistance.


Maybe you could start at the basic configuration and work back from there. Temporary turn off your firewall and if you can turn off your NATting on your router and put your computer directly on the internet. Try the test again to see if you pass.

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Thanks!

Postby mvk20 » Mon Nov 21, 2005 8:13 pm

Thanks for the advice. I'll connect the computer directly to my dsl modem and run a nat check. Either way, that will help isolate where the problem is, right? I don't know if I'll have time to do it this week, but it will be soon, and I'll check back in here with the result. Thanks again!

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No luck...

Postby mvk20 » Tue Nov 29, 2005 10:42 pm

I'm connected right now, and still failing NAT check. I have unplugged my router, so with no power I'm assuming no port forwarding is happening there. I am connected directly to my DSL modem via ethernet cable. I have Windows firewall turned off, and I have Norton Worm Protection turned off. I have a torrent running, and pasted the hash ID, and the port I'm listening at (50553) in the nat check website posted earlier in this thread, and I'm failing. I don't think it's the client I'm using (Azureus), as I've tried 4 of them. Any ideas as to what the problem could be? Thanks so much.

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Re: No luck...

Postby groink » Tue Nov 29, 2005 10:58 pm

mvk20 wrote:I'm connected right now, and still failing NAT check.

Is it quite possible that your Internet service provider is performing some form of NAT? This seemed to be a norm for most Singapore Internet users a couple of years ago, and it may still occur in various parts of the world. Even some DSL carriers perform NAT without the novice Internet customer realizing it. A quick way to find out is to look at your PC's IP address. With your router removed, if the IP address looks something like 10.x.x.x, 172.16.x.x, or 192.168.x.x, then your ISP is NAT'ing.

Also, a number of ISPs install proxies between you and the Internet. Even if you have a real IP address on your PC, a proxy could still cause the NAT test to fail. The only way to find out is to call your ISP and perform some social engineering to get the accurate information.

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Some success, but not quite...

Postby mvk20 » Wed Nov 30, 2005 11:28 am

I finally passed a NAT check. What I was missing was that I hadn't forwarded the ports on my DSL modem - I had only forwarded them on my wireless router. I didn't realize modems were considered routers too. So, I was able to pass a NAT check with the computer hooked directly to the modem. When I hook the modem to the wireless, however, I no longer pass the NAT check. Does that isolate the problem? What do I need to do now? Do you need to have the ports forwarded on both, as I have it now?

Thanks so much for all of the help.

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Success!!

Postby mvk20 » Wed Nov 30, 2005 11:44 am

I finally got it! The problem was that I forwarded the ports on my DSL modem when my wireless wasn't connected, so it was getting the IP addresses wrong then when I connected it. I now have passed the NAT check with wireless router connected. Thanks again.

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Re: During downloading

Postby supeng » Fri Dec 02, 2005 3:14 am

mar_D wrote:Hi ... just a few question

1) i managed to open the file and the torrent is working. but it got hanged half-way ... for example it already downloaded 79% then it stopped. what is the problem?

2) the file keep saying connecting to peer even after hours of opening the torrent. is it problem with the file or is it because of my slow modem?

thanks so much


hi...im having the same problem as his...can someone pls help me if u know what's happening with our computers??pls..thx a million.. :salut:

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Postby redsea » Sun Dec 04, 2005 1:53 am

Thanks for posting this topic. It helps me alot and improve my download speed. I just wonder where to find the topic about all the error message in torrent and how to fix or explanation..... I remember i read it long time ago....But now it's nowhere to find.

Thank you so much if someone can help cuz I have message like: "problem connecting to tracker - url error (unknown url type.....info hash.....)" therefore the download speed is very slow.

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Postby sosushi2 » Sat Dec 10, 2005 10:24 pm

I have been getting a "page cannot be found" with any torrent I try to download. I've never had this problem before. Any ideas?

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Postby sosushi2 » Mon Dec 19, 2005 2:43 am

sosushi2 wrote:I have been getting a "page cannot be found" with any torrent I try to download. I've never had this problem before. Any ideas?




Nevermind, found out what the problem was.

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Postby zyzb » Mon Dec 19, 2005 6:26 pm

Help me plse!!!
My download rate is only 6k, upload is 1k. I'm using bitornado. I have port forward my router but I am still natted. My zone alarm firewall is also configured to accept the port. What should I do??. Been reading almost all the post, but it still doesnt work. Help me!!

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Postby DragoonKain3 » Mon Dec 19, 2005 7:18 pm

zyzb wrote:Help me plse!!!
My download rate is only 6k, upload is 1k. I'm using bitornado. I have port forward my router but I am still natted. My zone alarm firewall is also configured to accept the port. What should I do??. Been reading almost all the post, but it still doesnt work. Help me!!

I'm pretty sure zone alarm is incompatible with BT, well at least for me. It's ok in the beginning, but after a while ZA starts blocking traffic through BT for me. It's weird.

And double check your router to see if its configured properly. If you think you got it configured properly, then try using DMZ option, with the IP address obviously matching your computer. Sure it defeats the entire point of using a router, but just do it to see if you are natted. If you don't get natted after using DMZ, then you misconfigured your router with port forwarding.

But if it isn't ZA that's the prob in your computer, nor is it your router, then it must be your ISP. If your in university, then your university firewall would probably block your traffic. If you aren't, then it might be your ISP is throttling BT traffic. If that is the case, you need to use port 1720.

That's all I know, and if you are still having problems, try BitComet or Pi-Torrent. I believe they can use UPanP, which does all the port forwarding for you. But if you still are having problems, then ask someone else. :P

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Postby sassy_kai_03 » Fri Dec 23, 2005 9:34 am

pls... i need to download sumting immediately but i was amazed that it finished within sum kind'a of 10 seconds. when i try to open it it says that windows cannot recognize the file type... it asked me to either choose frm a list of programs or use the web to find the appropriate program... i clicked the one saying "use the web to find the appropriate program.".. and i was directed to a site where it told me that windows can't recognize the said file... what shld i do? pls. help me... it's kind'a impt... i'm kind'a rushing it for xmas... coz i have a little sister who really want it...i just wanted to give this to her as a gyft...i just wanted to make her happy this holiday season.. pls... i hope u cud help me asap... thnx a lot!!!!

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Postby milleu87 » Fri Dec 23, 2005 9:43 am

urm what is the file extension name?

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Postby Jung Se jin » Sat Dec 24, 2005 2:02 am

How do I configure a LAN network to get a better download rate?

Im using a lan network which I dont hav authority to the router, is there any other way to configure the network for better speeds?

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Postby sassy_kai_03 » Sat Dec 24, 2005 8:32 am

milleu87 wrote:urm what is the file extension name?


elow... thnx for the concern... i hve already figured out the answer... i hve downloaded bitorent... well, juz wanna ask how cud i mke the dl faster? s der any way ?... i've been dl for about 8 hrs bt still the dl progress s still 14.8%... what shld i do? hope u'll reply me back... thnx... Ü

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Postby semiturtle » Thu Dec 29, 2005 4:26 am

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post the question but I've been trying to dl the dramas but for some reason I'm not connecting to the tracker.... in the Tracker Status part it says 'connecting tracker to say start, waiting for response.' Am I blocking something?

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Postby semiturtle » Thu Dec 29, 2005 4:36 am

Sorry for double posting but found the answer .... my apologies

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Postby cilchan » Sat Dec 31, 2005 1:54 am

help, im running bitcomet, my dl speed ranges fr 2kb-12kb/s and my ul is more than that.
ive configured my ul speed to limit it to 80% of my max ... still the same

i did the natcheck, wc says it would appear i have NAT.

but then again is this DL speed normal, im right now DLing Marrying a Millionaire..

is there something i should do that im entirely missing out? :|

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Postby redsea » Sun Jan 01, 2006 3:09 am

The modem is not in the list. Is there anyway that I can configure it? The modem is Motorola SB5100 series. Thank you very much
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Postby neonkinpatsu » Sun Jan 01, 2006 3:58 am

What's wrong with it? I have the same modem.
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Postby crazylegsryan » Mon Jan 09, 2006 12:14 am

I just want to say thanks to the person who suggested port 1720. Rogers Cable in Ottawa is definitely screwing with other ports, but this gives me full speed.

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Postby masterbebu » Thu Jan 19, 2006 6:14 am

im using dsl and my ip address recently was changed... how can i fix it so that i would pass the nat check again?

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Postby masterbebu » Fri Jan 20, 2006 2:47 am

sorry.. i figured it out....

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Postby FaustVIII » Fri Jan 27, 2006 4:51 am

I need help. I wanna know my static ip address to start off my port forwarding. The problem is, the procedure that is available is for the original windows xp, and I'm using windows xp SP 2. I tried to follow the steps of the windows xp on how to get my static ip address but in the original version, the subnet mask and default gateway is available in the TCP/IP Properties, which doesn't appear in the windows xp SP 2. So, could I still get my static ip address even without these 2 functions? By the way, I'm using an ADSL ZTE ZXDSL 831
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Postby droozy » Fri Jan 27, 2006 5:59 am

hi I need help.

My NAcheck failed. I have removed the firewall... so when is it the next step ? I do not really understand the terms used in this forum. Can someone help me ? My Dl is going very slowly like DL speed is only 4-5kb

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Postby bela_mex » Fri Jan 27, 2006 10:08 pm

ok so my download is REALLY bad.... somewhere between 0.1 - 2.5 kb/s

i started following all the instructions but i'm stuck when is comes to portfowarding
i went to the website portforward.com
and i was looking through the common ports page

i'm using a Gateway 500GR
but it's not listed.... they're only gateway 200GR and others like it
i've got SBC global dsl and i'm using Utorrent....

what do i do??

plz help

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Re: plz help

Postby :bunny: » Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:21 am

bela_mex wrote:ok so my download is REALLY bad.... somewhere between 0.1 - 2.5 kb/s

i started following all the instructions but i'm stuck when is comes to portfowarding
i went to the website portforward.com
and i was looking through the common ports page

i'm using a Gateway 500GR
but it's not listed.... they're only gateway 200GR and others like it
i've got SBC global dsl and i'm using Utorrent....

what do i do??

plz help

isn't Gateway 500GR is a PC? not a router? :unsure:
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Postby bela_mex » Tue Jan 31, 2006 1:31 am

lol i'm such a lo-tech person i don't even know
but i got it to work
after i read the instructions 'bout 20 times ;)

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Postby Hero » Tue Jan 31, 2006 10:09 pm

i did the nat test and it passed but currently it is still onyl downloading really slow about 4kb/s
the torrent/file im downloading at the moment is bayaku yakou ep1 sars fansubs
its on 31.9% and i've been download on and off since it was released a few days ago
any ideas?
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Postby :bunny: » Wed Feb 01, 2006 3:56 am

Hero wrote:i did the nat test and it passed but currently it is still onyl downloading really slow about 4kb/s
the torrent/file im downloading at the moment is bayaku yakou ep1 sars fansubs
its on 31.9% and i've been download on and off since it was released a few days ago
any ideas?
thanks

hmmm u're not really specific so i dunno where your problem is
but there are some suggestions in the FAQ :)
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Postby Jung Se jin » Tue Feb 07, 2006 6:20 pm

Hello! Can anybody help me with bitcomet connections problem, where I couldnt connect to d-addicts tracker anymore.....I dont hav the authority to do port forwarding on the router! When I start using bitcomet my internet connections would have problem to connect properly, what I mean is it cant connect!

Can somebody help me with this????? Is there a way to block bitcomet connections to trackers and how to bypass this blocked???

Plsss im desperate to download again! I miss all the drama I use to download!

Help Help Help!!!!

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Postby Jung Se jin » Tue Feb 07, 2006 6:47 pm

Hello generous people out there!

Can anybody help me out, my problem is:

I cant connect to d-addicts or any trackers.
I dont hav authority to the router that my computer is connecting to, so I cant do thing like port forwarding.
All my download stop and cant continue anymore.
Is they anyway to bypass bitcomet from being block to connect to tracker!

Help me out guys......Plssssssss!!!

Desperately in trouble!

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Postby himenajima » Tue Feb 07, 2006 10:45 pm

im using peer gaurdian does anyone know what i have to do to connect to the torrents? :cry:
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Postby Ruroshin » Tue Feb 07, 2006 11:08 pm

Jung Se jin wrote:Hello generous people out there!

Can anybody help me out, my problem is:

I cant connect to d-addicts or any trackers.
I dont hav authority to the router that my computer is connecting to, so I cant do thing like port forwarding.
All my download stop and cant continue anymore.
Is they anyway to bypass bitcomet from being block to connect to tracker!

Help me out guys......Plssssssss!!!

Desperately in trouble!


sorry but if you can't forward your bittorrent port on the router than you're pretty much stuck.

himenajima wrote:im using peer gaurdian does anyone know what i have to do to connect to the torrents? :cry:


you need to configure peer guardian to allow traffic from the tracker server (d-addicts.net IP is 217.172.47.150) through.

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Postby himenajima » Wed Feb 08, 2006 12:53 am

Ruroshin wrote:
Jung Se jin wrote:Hello generous people out there!

Can anybody help me out, my problem is:

I cant connect to d-addicts or any trackers.
I dont hav authority to the router that my computer is connecting to, so I cant do thing like port forwarding.
All my download stop and cant continue anymore.
Is they anyway to bypass bitcomet from being block to connect to tracker!

Help me out guys......Plssssssss!!!

Desperately in trouble!


sorry but if you can't forward your bittorrent port on the router than you're pretty much stuck.

himenajima wrote:im using peer gaurdian does anyone know what i have to do to connect to the torrents? :cry:


you need to configure peer guardian to allow traffic from the tracker server (d-addicts.net IP is 217.172.47.150) through.


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Postby beccaa » Tue Feb 21, 2006 2:09 pm

Will someone be willing to help?

I just recently reformatted my pc, so i had to set up everything again. I disabled all the firewalls (windows and linksys-i think i disabled it, i'm not sure-), and i forwarded all my ports, but it's still going at 10-12kbps and the signal stays yellow, which means i'm behind a firewall or using a proxy server. I used bittornado.

First of all, what's a proxy server? I didn't have such a problem before, so I'm not sure..

Also, is there anything else I missed out while configuring my bittornado, if not why does it refuse to change to green?

Thanks in advance!

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Postby :bunny: » Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:28 pm

beccaa wrote:Will someone be willing to help?

I just recently reformatted my pc, so i had to set up everything again. I disabled all the firewalls (windows and linksys-i think i disabled it, i'm not sure-), and i forwarded all my ports, but it's still going at 10-12kbps and the signal stays yellow, which means i'm behind a firewall or using a proxy server. I used bittornado.

First of all, what's a proxy server? I didn't have such a problem before, so I'm not sure..

Also, is there anything else I missed out while configuring my bittornado, if not why does it refuse to change to green?

Thanks in advance!

errr i don't think u need to disable your firewalls, forwarding ports is good enuff
have u changed the port in bittornado's setting with the same port that you've forwarded? :roll
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Postby jholic » Mon Feb 27, 2006 1:54 am

beccaa wrote:I just recently reformatted my pc, so i had to set up everything again. I disabled all the firewalls (windows and linksys-i think i disabled it, i'm not sure-), and i forwarded all my ports, but it's still going at 10-12kbps and the signal stays yellow, which means i'm behind a firewall or using a proxy server. I used bittornado.

First of all, what's a proxy server? I didn't have such a problem before, so I'm not sure..

Also, is there anything else I missed out while configuring my bittornado, if not why does it refuse to change to green?

agree with bunny. do not disable your linksys firewall. the windows one is up to you, since most people says it sucks.

does the torrent you're on have lots of seeders & downloaders?

stop all internet activity and do a google search for 'bandwidth speed test'. test your speed.

then do a NAT check as described in the FAQ. do you pass?
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