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Trackers "not working", torrents not downloading
« on: January 21, 2017, 04:10:46 am »
Hi, total newbie here and average tech skills. I can download torrents without a problem with qBit when my VPN isn't activated (IP Vanish). I followed a tutorial to set up qBit to work specifically with IP Vanish using a SOCKS5 proxy. When I try to download a torrent it says it's downloading but all of the trackers say "not working" (I don't even know what trackers are, TBH).

What do I need to do to get qBit working with IP Vanish?


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Re: Trackers "not working", torrents not downloading
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2017, 11:32:42 pm »
1) These are old public trackers. They went offline long time ago.
2) You could go into Settings, and set "Use proxy only for torrents".
This way DHT and PEX will work, and your downloads will start.

Drawback is obvious, not EVERYTHING will go through the proxy.
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