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java and limewire with windows 98

by ddingbat / March 21, 2006 9:08 PM PST

after downloading limewire, got a message that i needed to get java also. attempted to download java and now getting compatibility errors with java. running windows 98. limewire loaded with no problems. when i click on java, it keeps taking me back to their web site and says to refresh web site to continue download. i do that and just says to download java now. turns into a viscious cycle. any input would be appreciated. thanx

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Re: limewire
by Kees Bakker / March 21, 2006 10:03 PM PST

I don't have any experience with limewire. All I can tell is that I recently downloaded and installed Java on a fresh install of Windows 98 without any problems. It came from http://www.java.com/en/download/, latest version (5.0.6).
I had no compatability errors, and nothing to click on.

All I can advice at the moment: uninstall it from Config Panel, and try a new download.

Kees

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Limewire is not a good tool
by kwokwai -space4english / March 22, 2006 12:22 AM PST

I have tried LimeWire after WinMX's down.

What I can tell you is that LimeWire isn't a good tool, because it needs JAVA plugin, but I don't know why it gains high recommendations from users.

I think some people from the same group of company have tried to pretend new users to vote for LimeWire so as to give mis-infomation...
Please take a look at the reviews from those who've voted for LimeWire; some of them just gave very simple comments, such as 'yes', 'good' and nothing else!

I don't know if my comments would hurt those users who love LimeWire; but hope you have time to check out them and you will understand I'm talking about!

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(NT) (NT) uninstall Limewire, install Java, re-install Limewire
by reefurbb / March 22, 2006 10:09 AM PST
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