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Hi everybody, I seem to be having a problem now with Limewire. As per recommendation of some ppl on this forum, I installed Java 6. Problem is, after doing so, Limewire just shows the startup screen but doesn't show the rest of the program. I've tried uninstalling Limewire and Java and reinstalling just Limewire but I get the same problem. Any help would be appreciated.

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Try deleting LW's preferences folder when LW's properly closed. See point 3 below (also point 2 if you've used much older versions of LW in the past).
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If that's no good, try changing compatibility (point 5).
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Got it fixed,I had to uninstall LW and Java6 and install Java5 then reinstall LW.
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Hi everybody, I seem to be having a problem now with Limewire. As per recommendation of some ppl on this forum, I installed Java 6. Problem is, after doing so, Limewire just shows the startup screen but doesn't show the rest of the program. I've tried uninstalling Limewire and Java and reinstalling just Limewire but I get the same problem. Any help would be appreciated.

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got the sameproblem.
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got the sameproblem.
Uninstall java 6 then d/load and install java 5. Use JRE 5.0 Update 11(Offline Installer). Java SE Downloads - Previous Release - JDK 5
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