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i saw limewire as a cnet choice award in the download section. i have already posted a thread on limewire and wether it is field with junky spyware, or just spam. and everyone said yes it is filled with junk. download.com says it is safe, trusted, and spyware free???
i go to download it, then a warning comes up, this port might have spyware stuff on it, be cautious while using this file????
can someone straighten me out here?

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Limewire might be safe

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Meaning the actual Limewire program... However, most of the content you'll download with it, on top of being illegal, will be loaded with viruses, malware... The works.

So like Bob said, why allow this on your machine?

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so its not safe at all

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so its on cnet
why? cnet wouldnt put something like that on thier?

well anyways, i c its not the program itself with the works on it, its just the files on the program
everyone sharing viruses and crap...
am i right?

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So, LimeWire gets rated highly among all other P2P programs. Some editors and users rate the product as tops among a category of security losers. That's not saying much.

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