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Infuriating Bittorrent wireless problem

Discussion in 'PC Gaming & Rigs' started by t-force, Oct 31, 2005.

  1. t-force

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    Not sure if I should be posting on this forum or the Home Entertainment PC one. My PC is giving me huge amounts of grief when I'm using BitTorrent software. Everything goes along fine for a while (it can be a couple of hours, or only 5 minutes), but then my wireless connection just stops sending and receiving data. The connection is still there to my router, but nothing can access outside (be it email, firefox or whatever). The only way to get back up and running again is to go to "View wireless networks", and then disconnect from the wireless network, then repair the connection, and then reconnect to the wireless network - if I just repair, then it can't disable my wireless adaptor and I have to reboot. It only happens using BitTorrent (I've tried several different clients, and they all exhibit the same problem).

    I've tried applying the 4226 patch, and that's not really helping - when I check my event log, 4226 isn't showing as a problem anyway.

    Anyone got any ideas? This is really driving me potty!!
     
  2. AML

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    Dont know how to fix this, but it could be that the constant streaming is too much for any wi fi conection.
    You may need to pause it for a while.

    I recomend for Bit Torrent you use a hard line.
    I do and have no probs.
     
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    I use BT via wireless all the time. never had a problem
     
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    I had a similar problem to this and it was down to a firmware fault on my Belkin Wireless Router, what kind of Router are you using?
     
  5. ChrisN

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    Me too. Exact same problem caused by a firmware fault on a Belkin wireless router. Got a D-Link now and everything is fine.
     
  6. t-force

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    I'm using a DLink router, and the router itself seems to be fine, as when the problem occurs, the laptop we have in the other room carries on working without a hitch.
     
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