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Old December 6th, 2009
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Default Wanted to ask some questions about Limewire the lasted version

HI I was wondering if someone could answer some questions for me about Limewire the lasted version.

Is their away to check file to see if it is legal and free of viruses, trojans, worms, and other threats before I download the music file or video from Limewire to my computer?

Can Limewire be setup to protect me from viruses, worms, trojans, and other threats when searching for music videos or movies on limewire please explain if you could please?

Since I am an intermediate computer user is Limewire easy to use and setup?

Will Limewire notify me of copy right imfrigement?

thanks very much could you please put your answers in sentences please thanks very much.
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By "lasted version" I guess you mean the latest (most recent) version 5.3.6?

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Is their away to check file to see if it is legal and free of viruses, trojans, worms, and other threats before I download the music file or video from Limewire to my computer?
You can't check files for malware before download.
The latest versions of LW will cancel a download if the file is deemed 'dangerous'... for example if the file info doesn't match file format. Click on the link below for more info:
97% of file downloaded. then... the file is totally deleted

LW does not have a built in virus scanner. It's still up to the user to make sure that they use a good AV program. Keep it updated & use it to scan all files that you download, before you open the file. Click on the link below for more info:
Limewire Keeps Cancelling Downloads

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Can Limewire be setup to protect me from viruses, worms, trojans, and other threats when searching for music videos or movies on limewire please explain if you could please?
No, you can't set LW up to avoid malware.
As above, LW will cancel some files before download is finished.
But it's your responsibility to scan downloaded files before opening them

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Since I am an intermediate computer user is Limewire easy to use and setup?
Try it & see... everyone has different apps that they prefer. From my point of view LW's easy to use. Ease of setup depends a bit on your system. Read the User Guide & FAQ, or the sticky threads in different forum sections here.
Frequently Asked Questions - LimeWire
LW 5 FAQ - LimeWire
User Guide - LimeWire

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Will Limewire notify me of copy right imfrigement?
You can set LW's options so that you won't be able to download copyrighted files. In LW Tools > Options > Search. Tick the box 'Don't allow me to download or upload files copyright owners request not to be shared' > ok (click ok to save any changes within Options).

If this is your first time using LW then you should read the FAQ & User Guide before getting started.
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