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Old October 1st, 2006
Join Date: October 1st, 2006
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I have used Limewire before, but i took it off of my computer, now i am trying to download it. It will download sucessfully but when i double click on it to get it to run the little box that comes up in the middle of the screen that has the little gray bar at the bottom that moves from left to right doesnt come up. And when i right click and click "Run AS" I get a box that says this... LimeWire version 4.12.6
Java version 1.5.0_08 from Sun Microsystems Inc.
Windows 98 v. 4.10 on x86
Free/total memory: 3138376/4128768

java.lang.RuntimeException: could not create preferences directory: C:\Documents and Settings\Lil Gary\.limewire
at com.limegroup.gnutella.util.CommonUtils.getUserSet tingsDir(
at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.Initializer.initialize(
at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.GUILoader.load(GUILoade
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Nativ e Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknow n Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Un known Source)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.Main.main(
Caused by: could not create preferences directory: C:\Documents and Settings\Lil Gary\.limewire
at com.limegroup.gnutella.util.CommonUtils.setUserSet tingsDir(
at com.limegroup.gnutella.util.CommonUtils.getUserSet tingsDir(
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can someone please Help me? Thanks for the time to read this!!!!
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