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Default My IP is the Example for the Direct Connect

OK im sorry if im posting this in the wrong section but for the Direct IP connection on LImewire4.6.0 my IP is the example. WHy would you do this LImewire? Did i do something wrong to deserve this?

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No worries--mine is also the example

It's a good idea--everyone gets a personalized example.
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Which example? Is it the one I gave here: how can i???... Browse a user without right-clicking on a file?

I don't think I gave away any ip's. Do you mean the LW website?
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O i get it everyone gets their own ip as a example that just worried me that people with hack into my comp
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Yeah you had me worried there for a moment. Yes, your ip will display on your LW when you select DC search type. This is to tell you what your ip is & to allow you to tell your friends this is the address they should be searching for when using DC. And likewise vice-versa when you want to direct connect to them.
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Good link LOTR. Anyone wondering about how to Direct Connect should go there.

The example IP is x'd out your screenshot: I'm guessing it orginally showed yours, so we all get personalized examples
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People are hilarous.
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Actually, putting your own IP and port into the Direct Connect search box is a good way to search for your own files.

Nice little "extra" feature
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Use the site IP-Details.com : Find your IP address Information For Finding the IP-Address Details
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my response to this possible spammer dragging an old thread out of the attic is this:

What Is My IP Address? - IP Address Lookup, Internet Speed Test, IP Info, plus more

the server location given by the spammer's link is totally incorrect in my case...lol...what a piece of cr@p...
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