I don't remember what I did to fix the issue though. This completely closes uTorrent background processes. If all else fails, you can use the lengthy method of browsing to taskmgr. Hi, From time to time while running uTorrent pinned to the taskbar I will click on uTorrent to check on my downloads and the program won't open. I have no idea what the fuck is going on, but it's pretty shitty. It also makes it so you can't kill the process either, even with admin privileges. That's the appdata folder in my administrator account.
This is caused with the latest Win 10 update that automatically restarts all processes that are running at shutdown. Wait for the first command to complete its execution before entering the second command. I must have installed utorrent when I was logged into my administrator account! In this Gotcha, I hadn't been working on multiple monitors, but the crash must have mixed up the window location. Even the person with the slightest knowledge about Windows would know how to use it. I had exactly the same problem, hangs, computer freezing and the process refusing to stop. In the last few days there have.
Only happened for one or two days. Advertising revenue is falling fast across the Internet, and independently-run sites like Ghacks are hit hardest by it. At this point, I would just like to uninstall it along with any crapware that may have come with it. Other fixes for Task Manager not responding in Windows 10 There may be software that is conflicting with how Task Manager works, thus, causing it to freeze and not responding. My last three downloads I moved to another drive and all my problems went away. What I did was this: How to bring up a screen when you hover over it and it doesn't 'open'.
You should add a feature to BitTorrent which force closes the app when you want. Nothing I did would get BitTorrent or uTorrent to open, bar uninstalling and reinstalling it, to which it'd work for a few hours, then completely stop again. This will create a desktop icon allowing you to immediately open Windows Task Manager in the event of malware infection or any other reason. I think the tray icon was there for a moment and would disappear but it would still show up in the processes tab in task manager. External usb mice have had no effect even though usb speakers have responded to being plugged in just fine.
Often, malware processes that are actively running will not be quarantined by many antivirus programs. Finally, create a desktop shortcut to access Task Manager. I then realized I was getting the access error, because when I right clicked on the task bar and then left clicked on the program, it was attempting to launch a second instance of the program. Appearantly this has something to do with your antivirus. Whatever files it's still trying to commit should be listed in the lower half. I didn't try an older version jet. Please leave politics and religion out of discussions! And using process explorer works near 99.
However I would recommend closing all instances of uTorrent via Task Manager and then running it again. The other repairs can be very useful after virus attack too e. You can work your way down the list until you find one what works for you. Without rushing to judgement, there are valid uses for uTorrent that does not include piracy. How to Fix Task Manager not responding in Windows 10 Before trying any fix below, the first ever thing to do is to do a quick restart for your computer.
It happens when system restarts and I didn't manually exit utorrent before reboot. Pressing down on the power button is the only way I have found to escape the nightmare until turning it on to try again and fail again. This is a two-click method, but you can also create an Automatic HotKey that will bring up the task manager with a single key click. Hover mouse over the little box that shows it being open. And none of the other ways solved it. When I searched for %appdata% I only ever got to the %appdata% folder. When I clicked on the task bar icon it expanded to show a program instance, but nothing happened.
I have looked online for solutions, but so far nothing has worked. What do I do about my existing torrents and the utorrent. Once I exit utorrent the taskbar shortcut disappears. In fact, these tools are the best tool and certainly the first tool to try to fix any Windows related error, including the Task Manager not responding in Windows 10 issue. Former because I uninstalled mine about 4 months ago because it changed its language and everytime I want to revert it back to English,it crashes and hangs and then,all the items I am downloading stopped. This is particularly pertinent when malware infections are running. Torrent extension files Solution: Unable to get uTorrent off your system completely? Where is the utorrent folder located? Could you zip the old folder and email it to me? I have to restart the whole computer before BitTorrent closes.
I highly recommend this and the HotKey approach. You'll need to do that for each one, or at least the parent folder that contains the files. A clean boot helps to verify if any third party application services or startup item is causing this issue. Martin's Comment: Please note that there may be malware that blocks the task manager completely, so that not the access method, but the program itself cannot be opened by the user of the operating system. I ended task and still could not get the the program to open as it had in the past.
Now try to delete the file again. I tried to uninstall at that time but it hangs and prompts about what i really can't remember. Especially with torrents there are loads of good alternatives to utorrent. You can find them in the Task Manager and stop them then remove them. Hi Jesse, Thank you for the updates.