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September 04, 2011, 03:52:02 PM
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I've installed the Bitcoin client on my primary computer and much to my dismay I can't seem to get it to work. It has 8 connections, but it only downloads the first 500 blocks then stops. I've deleted everything and tried to start from scratch, but so far no luck. Does anyone know a way to force it to download the blockchain?
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September 04, 2011, 05:00:42 PM
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have you tried to restart the client?


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September 04, 2011, 05:22:05 PM
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Yep. It's started going now after purging it once again. No idea what was up with it. It's still freezing every now and then.
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September 04, 2011, 05:38:06 PM
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Yep. It's started going now after purging it once again. No idea what was up with it. It's still freezing every now and then.

do you have a stable internet connection?

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September 04, 2011, 06:47:32 PM
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Yes, it's running fine now but it was stuck at 500 for almost an hour and a half.
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