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uTorrent 3.0 FAQ

Error Messages

  1. While downloading/seeding, I get "Error: The system cannot find the path specified".
  2. How do I fix Error: Unable to save the resume file?
  3. What does Disk Overloaded in the status bar mean?
  4. I get "Error: Access Denied" / "Error: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.".
  5. I get "Error: Data Error (cyclic redundancy check)".
  1. While downloading/seeding, I get "Error: The system cannot find the path specified".

    This problem may be caused by a limitation in Windows with path lengths. Windows unfortunately limits the maximum length to 255 characters (which includes the filename). Try saving the torrent to a location closer to the drive's root, such as C:\torrent.

  2. How do I fix Error: Unable to save the resume file?

    Simply create two blank files named "settings.dat" and "resume.dat" (without the quotes) in the same folder utorrent.exe is saved in. Make sure Windows is not hiding the file extension when creating the file (in Explorer, Tools -> Folder Options -> View, uncheck "Hide extensions for known file types", hit OK)

  3. What does Disk Overloaded in the status bar mean?

    This means that the disk was not able to keep up with the read/write speed. To fix this, you can change the options in Disk Cache.

  4. I get "Error: Access Denied" / "Error: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.".

    Please see this question.

  5. I get "Error: Data Error (cyclic redundancy check)" and my torrent halts.

    This is not a uTorrent error, but instead an error reported by your hard drive. It means that your HDD was unable to read or write the data because the sectors are faulty or starting to die, which may be a sign of future disk corruption. Running chkdsk might help, but you may need stronger recovery tools.