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Old January 14th, 2009
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Check the last two paragraphs of this post in this link http://www.gnutellaforums.com/gettin...-limewire.html Your Problem might be an issue with wireless connection perhaps (wireless devices, depending on model have inconsistent/unreliable bandwidth which may drop when under pressure), too many incomplete files which can saturate the connection. It might also be ISP related with them using special p2p anti-gnutella bandwidth shapers. O.o

Thanks, have figured out the problem and it works now. However, there is still the problem that every search brings up porn not only as the first thing 'found', but intermixed in the rest of the search items too.
I've also been told by others, that LimeWire is full of nasty virus's.

Any thoughts? I've been trying to d/l from torrent, but can't get it to work for me. I d/l a bit torrent, then try to d/l a movie, and nothing seems to work.
Any thoughts?
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Old January 14th, 2009
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Ever notice so many Limewire users having problems ?
Many complaining not getting search results lately .
Then there are those who suddenly cannot find their files.
Just look thru the LW threads , you'll see .
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Samnbrone

You are confusing Limewire, the software program, with the Gnutella network, that LW uses to search for your movies. Gnutella is full of nasties, so using another program will not get rid of that problem. If you use Bitzi you can avoid much of the grabage. How to use Bitzi Web Lookup .. & How to use Magnet Links & Direct Connect/Browse/Chat


To play movies you probably need to update your CODECs. More info here: CODECs list for Movies/Audio/Alternate players / Video help forums/ video-mp3 fixers

Since LW does not comply with all of the standards for torrent handling, many sites ban or restrict dls via LW. You would do much better using a dedicated torrent client such as Azureus or uTorrent. More info here: Beginners Guide

mod: I just noticed that this is the BS forum, so perhaps these last few posts should be moved. sorry
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Morpheus5X
You are commenting about Limewire on the BearShare forum.
We are altrady reading the threads.
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well i am also new to this an its all so confusing i dont even know where to begin
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hi everbody I am new too
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