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Old October 21st, 2003
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Default limewire quits on open

I just downloaded the beta version and everytime I try to open the application on my iBook I get a message saying that "The application LimeWire has unexpectedly quit." Please let me know what I can do because it is getting very frustrating!
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Old October 21st, 2003
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which OSX version? If you upgraded QuickTime to 6.4, see this Apple note
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Old October 22nd, 2003
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Question My Limewire quits as well!!

Everytime I try to open Limewire it unexpectedly quits and my Quick Time Player is 6.3. It was working fine today until I upgraded. Why is it doing this? HELP ME!!!
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Old November 17th, 2003
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Default Yep

Mine is doing the same thing. I'm 10.1.5... I know, I should upgrade that, but it doesn't sound like that is a fix. Besides, they say Limewire is compatible with "MacOSX"... not "MacOSX.2" etc. This is a problem. Going to lose many users because of this. Acquisition, huh? Hmmmm... I'll have to check it out.
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Old January 7th, 2008
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karamellx2 is flying high

my macbook is doing the same thing
on m desktop computer i downloaded limewire with no problems
but on my laptop it quits unexpectedly on opening
it driving me crazy!
at first thought i didn't download it properly
but the same thing happens with limefrost.
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Old January 21st, 2008
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karamellx2--this means your java is borked. Software Update might have a new java, or else you will have to search to find the java install for your system
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Old March 15th, 2008
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Angry Limewire SHUTS DOWN 1 sec after open up !

Same issue for me with Mac OS X 10.5.2 version with Quicktime v7.4.1.
Limewire PRO (v 4.16) shuts down from itself one sec after it opens up.
Then message is prompted saying: "The application Limewire quit unexpectedly" with 3 choices: "Ignore", "report", "relaunch". If I choose "relaunch", same thing happens (shut don after one sec).

Anyone a solution in the meantime?
I'm really frustrated. Buying something and not being able to use it.

I tried to alow all connections and to remove all possible securities but it still doesn't work.

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Old March 15th, 2008
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Does the Apple Menu->Software Update show any updates available for your Mac? Another poster with a similar problem was missing a Firmware Update.

If up to date, more info about the crash can be seen by opening your Mac's "Console" (it's in the Utilities folder). Open Console, then try LW again, and look at the error messages in Console that happen. Those messages can be copied and pasted, and should help find the problem.
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