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a i got all kinds ares installers


so any idea why so many have so many issues our are fine


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Hey cm, how're you doing?

I don't know what's the problem with connections. A couple of people had lost FW rules within McAfee so I thought it might be a Mcafee update gone wrong but don't think so now. A couple of people had the prob start after IE7 & thought it might be something to do with that but not everyone's updated so who knows?

Guess someone will figure it out eventually.
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odd
i got xp home
ie6
a computer i built
xp firewal
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runs excelent


ie7 forget it

nothing blocking me

5 megs down


like i said its usully seen at ares bc ppl refuse to update or old nodes get useless

as for my bro he went lime
i guess ppl need go lime 4 awhile
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The problem is that the Gnutella.net bundled in FrostWire 4.10 (containing the hosts caches to connect) are too old to let you connect.

Go in the FrostWire preferences folder. Open Gnutella.net with a text editor. Remove all the lines.

Paste in there those:

krill.shacknet.nu:20095,,1162480628374,,,en,1
uhc.udp-host-cache.com:9999,,1162480630012,,,en,0
kisama.ath.cx:8080,,1162480628074,,,en,1
uhc3.limewire.com:51180,,1162480626905,,,en,0
uhc2.limewire.com:20181,,1162480626164,,,en,0
gwc.jooz.net:8010,,1162480627623,,,en,0

Save the file while FW is closed. Start FW and wait a bit it should now connect.

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We're preparing a new release as we speak, so hold on tight and have a little patience, soon we'll be releasing a new version of frostwire that will solve the connection issues.
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It sounds like it only applies to those who exclusively use FrostWire. AFAIK this issue hasn't affected those who use both FW & LW. Perhaps due to the initial sharing of prefs folder in the initial versions.
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except mine runs fine
i use FW ONLY

and my bro swiched from bearshre i think to fw
in last 3 weeks

since i buit my computer it was a fresh install

AFAIK ? what this meen
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My assumption was incorrect then. AFAIK = as far as I know
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There is no link between having LW installed and FW getting connections. However you can take your Gnutella.net from LW and use it in FW!

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where r u finding the frostwire preferences folder?
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