Iam a newbie and not too familiar with computers.

I did manage to download the bitorrent software and download a few programs, but I keep getting this error message and have no clue as to how to correct, can someone please help

BitTorrent Error
Torrent got exception: socket.herror
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "BTL\yielddefer.pyo", line 85, in _recall
File "BitTorrent\Torrent.pyo", line 525, in _initialize
File "BTL\defer.pyo", line 57, in getResult
File "twisted\python\failure.pyo", line 258, in raiseException
herror: (11004, 'host not found')
Thank you very much for your time