If you are an avid internet user, you may have come across torrent engines and torrent files. Before seeing the issues and ways to overcome them, we shall discuss what Torrent is. And later, we will address our issue of “Unable to Load: Torrent is Not Valid Bencoding.”

Refer to our article below and let us know in the comments what solution works for you.

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What is a Torrent?

First, let me share the usage of Torrent, using which you can download large files like ISO images, TV shows, videos, new movies, software, applications, etc. The torrent data are mostly downloaded from different locations or servers. Since you can get your wanted data in torrent even if the source destination goes down, this torrent data are mostly preferred by many users. It does not download the whole file at a time like other downloads from several websites. It can be easily downloaded into parts; if you want to pause the download and resume, these torrenting sites will be more helpful.

Due to several reasons, our system IP may block us from accessing the Torrent sites. In such cases, you may face a problem while downloading a torrent file, and the error message says that “Torrent is Not Valid Bencoding.”

Let us know some reasons behind this problem: Torrent is Not a Valid Bencoding fix. Before getting into the ways to resolve this problem, analyze the reason behind it. I have given the main cause of the error message Torrent, not Valid Bencoding.

The major reason behind the error is a corrupted Torrent File. This may be due to your ISP corrupting the file, because of the Government restrictions. It is not the case in all countries; only a few countries may be very strict about torrent downloads.
One other reason is you may have downloaded the corrupted torrent file.

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Methods to Fix “Unable to Load: Torrent is Not Valid Bencoding”

Most of you may use the Torrent for your favorite files, and the above error is mostly faced by all torrent users. If you need the file immediately and you are facing the above issue, follow the below ways to get rid of it.


Torrent is Not Valid Bencoding

Since one of the reasons behind “Torrent is Not Valid Bencoding” is the Government restriction on a torrent file; and you cannot access it. In this case, your IP address will block access to the torrent engine. To get rid of it, you have to use a proxy or get the support of a VPN. Using this will hide your IP and will give you the way to access those torrenting engines and sites.

Using the VPN services, no one can easily track your IP; it will locate you somewhere in another country, and thus your IP cannot easily find out by ISP. There are various premium VPN services you can use it. Or, if you cannot put your money into a VPN, there are several free VPN services that you can use.

For downloading any torrent, connect to the VPN service by downloading any one of the Free VPN software and signing in to the account. Using the VPN account, you can easily access any torrenting sites. Nord VPN or Express VPN is some of the best and most trusted VPNs to use.

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Use Magnetic Link

Using a magnetic link is another way to get a torrent file without facing a Torrent is Not Valid Bencoding message. During downloading the torrent files from the restricted torrent sites, your ISP may corrupt the file. But you may not face this problem while downloading movies, apps, videos on websites.

In such cases, torrent sites provide you a way to download the torrent files through the magnet link. In the Kickass torrent, you can see the magnet link left to the Download torrent option while downloading it.

Free Download Manager

While downloading, just click on the magnet download link. In which your file will download from your browser download manager. But while doing this process, you may face some issues like resuming ability, and you’re downloading process will be slow. To have the resuming capacity use the Internet Download Manager (IDM). You can buy this premium software on the internet to download your file faster than usual.

FDM (Free Download Manager) is also available for those who are willing for the free download manager.

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Download from different Source

If you cannot fix the problem of the torrent, not valid bencoding by following the above methods, then you have to try another source for getting your files. Some of the free software like IDM and DAP will allow you to download the wanted files. If there is no other way, you have to choose this option.

Final Words

I am sure the above methods will resolve your error while downloading the torrent files. If you follow the overhead method, you can easily download TV shows, movies, videos, images, files, etc., from the torrent sites without facing the “Torrent is not Valid Bencoding” error message. I hope the above article will help you rectify the major issues mostly faced by torrent sites.

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