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Limewire won't connect

by beethunga / June 1, 2008 4:15 AM PDT

Hey everyone,

I got my Vista about six months ago, and it's saying that Limewire won't connect. I've been unable to dl music this whole time. I only get one bar of conectivity, and nothing shows up when I search songs/ movies.

I'm using a VistaPro OS and I have a 2wire Modem.

Thanks.

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There are few, if any, legal download with Limewire.
by Kees Bakker / June 1, 2008 4:22 AM PDT
In reply to: Limewire won't connect

And you surely wouldn't want to participate in illegal operations like sharing music or movies you don't have the copyright of, with others, would you? ASnyway, the forum policies forbid discussions on those subjects.

Kees

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Uh, yes there are
by beethunga / June 1, 2008 5:09 AM PDT

Uh, yes there are lots of subject about LW #1, and #2 in Canada DL'ing music is legal, as long as you don't upload

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The essence of P2P programs like Limewire ...
by Kees Bakker / June 1, 2008 5:52 AM PDT
In reply to: Uh, yes there are

is that you download and upload simultaneously. Check the stats the program shows.
How could you download if nobody uploads? It's 1:1.

Kees

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fair enough
by beethunga / June 1, 2008 11:44 AM PDT

fair enough, but can anyone help me with my problem?

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nope
by mementh / June 1, 2008 1:10 PM PDT
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we wont.. you have been told the forum does not support such things...

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Big problem
by mopscare42 / June 1, 2008 1:11 PM PDT
In reply to: fair enough

I know another person that had the same problem and after dinking around with it for a couple weeks just gave up and removed it from his computer. Now he gets his music legally from Rhapsody.
He said it is much easier, doesn't cost all that much and now he is not worried about a knock on the door.

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This Thread Is Locked..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 1, 2008 2:14 PM PDT
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The forum policies prevent the discussion of illegal activites..

Thank you for considering our forum guidelines.

Grif

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