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21-11-2007, 07:26 PM
i used to download stuff off bittorrent using free download manager because i dont have broadband. i worked a few days ago but when i tried it today it dosent work it goes:
"downloaded: RD
Speed: 0 B/S"

anyone know whats wrong?

22-11-2007, 01:16 PM
dosent anyone know ahats wrong?
what if its a wasted up download?

Speedy Gonzales
22-11-2007, 01:18 PM
Most probably a dead torrent.

Try another torrent.

22-11-2007, 01:38 PM
what torrent client are you using?
I dont understand why you are using a download manager, the bt client will handle the piecing together of all the file fragments, and have no need for a download manager at all - the bit torrent client is it's own download manager in itself, and will work for broadband OR dialup

as Speedy says - probably a dead torrent

23-11-2007, 01:29 PM

23-11-2007, 03:11 PM
Popular BT sites/trackers can/do get shut down.

could be a lack of 'seeders'
which makes it almost as good as dead.
Also some torrents MAY be incomplete(if seeders drop off & its peers only) , so you may never get the whole file in that case & the download will then be quite

A bittorrent program will show you whats going on, no of 'seeders', status of 'trackers' (try utorrent perhaps)