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(not about connecting to files, that is a Download/Upload Problems section issue.) Please supply system details as described in the forum rules.
Start here Suggestions to help you get connected, * try here first *, then see below (click on 'this' blue link)
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If LW 4 Will Not Connect
The advice in this thread is intended for people using LW 4 only. If you're having a connection problem with LW5, please click on the link below
If LW 5 Will Not Connect
If LW 4 will not connect, here's what to try first.
CHECK YOUR FIREWALL
Connection fix (Windows users)
Connection fix (Mac OS X)
DISABLE PERFORMANCE OPTIONS
PURGE DOWNLOAD QUEUE
DELETE/REPLACE gnutella.net FILE
If deleting/replacing the gnutella.net file doesn't help, you might need to update the version of Java that you're using.
* Before deleting LW's preferences folder, please read post # 5 of this thread (click on link): Fixes for Limewire when LW isn't operating as it should
If neither replacing the gnutella.net file or updating Java helps, you may need to delete LW's preferences folder. Sometimes the preferences become corrupted & in that case, deleting the old folder can help. A new folder is created the next time you start LW.
If you're sure that you've done everything correctly, but LW still won't connect...use the forum search. Looking through older threads might help you to solve your own problem. lf you need more help, post with your details. Maybe your connection problem has something to do with your software firewall, your ISP, an internal firewall within your modem/router, or the place you're trying to connect from. But we'll never know unless we have details about your setup!!
Click on this link & you'll see the details that we need.
System details - help us to help you -> Provide these details when you post!!!(click on link)
When you post with your details, please tell us what fixes you've already tried.
Read this sticky before posting, it has a lot of helpful info.
Connections Problems? Look here BEFORE posting!
Do not disable file-sharing, do not 'freeload', if nobody were sharing files, you know of course there would be no files to download. If you are a part of the file-sharing community, then share your part and be a respected member of the file-sharing community. Do you never return what you borrow from your friends? Do you never return your partner's kisses and attention? File-sharing can even be a passion!
Last edited by Lord of the Rings; December 6th, 2013 at 10:44 PM. Reason: Replaced LW Clone installer link. Removed Hotfile links.
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