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Hey Guys !!
I have an iBook G4 with a 1.42 ghz processor and 1 gigabyte of ram...
I successfully connect to any website daily on my mac running tiger.
when i try downloading a torrent it gives me an error saying it cannot find host... 404 error... I have tried many many many different torrents and torrent programs... and the torrents work fine on my pc ... Any advice ?
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Ports closed on your router? Some Torrent clients in the preferences have a place where you can test the port. If it fails that test, the port needs to be opened in the router.

All I can think of at this point. Check and let us know what you find.
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Thanks, May i ask you to guide me through those steps... i'm not familliar with "preferences"
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What clients have you tried? Some I know, others I do not.
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tomato torrent, frostwire, limewire... bit torrent or utorrent wont even download correctly
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