Why does Octoparse crash itself or freeze?

 

Sometimes Octoparse might crash itself or freeze, it may be due to the following reasons:

  

1. Your anti-virus software is blocking Octoparse

Resolution: Add Octoparse as an exception in your antivirus software and reinstall Octoparse.

 

2. The VPN or proxy is on when launching Octoparse

Resolution: Turn off your VPN, proxy.

 

3. Your PC system doesn't meet the installation requirements

Resolution: Install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5. Click here for more details.

 

4. Your Octoparse needs an update

Resolution: Try our newest version. Click here to download

 

5. When running a task locally, the website loads additional content by clicking on the "Load more" button or scrolling infinitely.

Resolution: Set up to end the loop after certain times to stop loading more items.

 

6. Directly pasted over 10000 URLs.

Resolution: Input the URLs from a file instead.

 

7. Some websites take much memory or intentionally use this way to crash the scraping program.

 Resolution: Try our cloud extraction. You can apply for trial here

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Momo

Editor:Yina