Ask questionsKodi Leia freezes when trying to add subtitle from external source

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When i try to add subtitle to a movie or series episode from external source such as usb stick or external hard drive kodi leia freezes and i have to force close it. It happens all the time using PC or Smart Tv

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It should open hard drives to find the subtitle that i have already inside them

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Freezes the system

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It is a bug for over 6 months..tried different versions, nothing happened even if i upgrade or downgrade

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  1. search for subtitles for a movie or series episode from every single video addon (used everything)
  2. kodi freezes
  3. force close kodi by ctrl+alt+del--->end kodi proccess


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18.0 18.1

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Answer questions gnffilos

clean install of kodi 18.1 installed tempest addon that is NOT in the banned list same problem and the log file is here kodi.log

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