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hi ive been using limewire for a long time, but recently i changed my connection to a gprs connection. i have a cellphone and connected the gprs connection from the phone to the computer. i go online fine, but i am unable to use limewire it wont connect. i dont know that much about proxies but i went to whatismyipadress.com and my ip is 192.118.x.1xx and port is 8080 what should i do to connect. i put this in the proxies option on limewire but it didnt work. what to do. please detailed help asap!

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Sorry I edited your ip because it's not wise to post them on a public forum.

Can you use your browser thru that connection? If yes, do this simple test for us. Using your browser go here: http://www3.limewire.com:6346/ The page should say 'Your test worked!'. What happens when you go there?

Is there any particular reason you chose that port no.?

I notice your ip is one that suggests a LAN connection. Such ip's are generally not possible to direct connect to. Perhaps browse but not D.C.

Is there any other devices you're connecting thru? I don't quite understand how you're set up.
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it said error when i went to that site. please tell me that it means i cant use limewire?????

I have orange cellphone service in palestine. i have a gprs internet connection threw my phone. i used that connection to go online on my computer. threw a usb cable and my cellphone. the port is the one i use for the cellphone, but on aim it says port 443. it said error so wat do i do next?
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That test page was to test whether port 6346 which LimeWire (LW) uses is open or blocked. It seems it's blocked.

I'd suggest trying different ports for LW to try to connect through.

Go to LW's menu bar, Tools>Options>Advanced>Firewalls & change the listening port from 6346 to another. After making the change press apply. I'm not sure if you should re-launch LW or not. But at least go to menu bar, File>Disconnect, wait a minute, then select File>Connect.

Here's some ports you can try: 443, 80, 1111, 3500, 4008, 1203, 10000, 15189, 20282, 22817, 34599, 40475, 64049.

If you have any options for firewalls using the Gprs net service, then see if you can open ports.

Also, did you configure your firewall so it allows LW full access (advisable not to have 2 active firewalls b/c they can interfere with each other); Firewall configuration instructions (click on link)
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i have no firwalls. i disabled all of them. the port 80 worked, but still no connection. i have a feeling that it has to do with the proxies. now when i use aim, i have a set proxy ( 192.1**) and port 80** on a HTTPS connection, now on lw it doesnt have a https connection only http. you think thats where the problem is.
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Ah ... it might be. Go to your LW menu bar, Tools>Options>Advanced>Proxy
You'll see an option to choose type of proxy, add proxy number, & add port used. I guess you'd choose http proxy. Add the 192.x.x.x & add the port 80.
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should i do this under http proxy or soxs5 or wat?
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It depends what type of proxy you have. But you suggested you have a http proxy so try that (I may have misunderstood what you said earlier.) I guess if that doesn't work you could try the others. I don't know much about proxies.
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ive tried them all, but to no avail. on aim its HTTPS on lw its HTTP is there a difference. i kno its just something so minut that is causing this error!!!!
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I don't know the answer to that. BTW did you add the same port to both proxy & firewall setting in LW? Your firewall setting, is it set to UPnP or manual port forwarding? Try swapping these around. Also, it might be wise not to use both AIM & LW at the same time. Just try using LW for the time being. You said you're using port 8080, which of the other ports did you try? Port 80 is sometimes a reasonable one to try.
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