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  #151 (permalink)  
Old October 11th, 2007
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maxrusky is flying high
Default When I start Bearshare it says "unable to load Library database"

First time on this forum, thanks, especially to Aaron.

I loaded bearshare startup

and the link you proposed for th beta test version.

but once installed, when I tried to open it, message came up

.|GLibraryWatchD6.cpp(176) Fatal ....

"unable to load libray database"

Generic ...

Can you give any help on this?
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Old October 11th, 2007
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Default its working

I uninstalled by the custom way and then I shut down and restarted and began again and solved the problem that way.
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Old October 11th, 2007
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If it happens again, the usual fix is to delete the two current library files in the
"Program Files\BearShare Test\db" folder and rename the two backup files to replace them.
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Old October 20th, 2007
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Question Cannot connect to Gnutella network

Hmm, I've followed the tips in this thread but now can't connect to the Gnutella network at all.

The whole time no firewall or parental blocks installed.

Did the following.

1) Tried running my existing Bearshare until recently got an error saying it had been discontinued (or something like that), so installed current Bearshare.

2) The current Bearshare is terrible for finding files so decided to uninstall it. It did search and download fine though.

3) Tried installing Bearflix but got an error when trying to connect to the Gnutella network.

4) Searched the net and found this thread. Uninstalled Bearflix and installed Bearshare Test (at top of this thread). Used Bearstart to run it. Same Gnutella error.

5) Uninstalled Bearshare Test and installed Bearshare Lite from Lord of Rings post. Same error connecting to Gnutella network.

I'm out of ideas for the moment . Is there any way I can test if my computer can connect to the Gnutella network to see if its a problem with my computer or with Bearshare?

Also, found another thread where most (but not all) people seemed to think it had something to do with Tiscali (which coincidentally I'm with). Is there any way to test this? Did a search on Tiscali website but doesn't mention anything about blocking P2P or Gnutella (if indeed that's possible).

Can anyone help?

Thanks for reading
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Old October 20th, 2007
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Get BearDiag and post it's report in a new thread.
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Old October 22nd, 2007
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zanderman is flying high

Same here, it's definatly an ISP issue
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Old October 22nd, 2007
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the reason you can no longer get your bearshare to connect after downloading all the old bear share versions are now dead they no longer work. a few links for old bearshares will let u up grade to the new bearshare ..that is owned by the man ......repeat the old bearshares no longer connect, and no longer work,,bear share is now owned by the Recording Industry Association of America..they sold everyone out
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Old October 23rd, 2007
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My old version still works. What version numbers are you talking about?
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Old October 26th, 2007
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kharaa is flying high

I'm using the version in the first post on this topic, and it definately won't connect for me either.

I had reformatted my computer and redownloaded and now it doesn't work.

I wonder if they were sabotaged too?
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Old November 1st, 2007
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nitrofreak06 is flying high

same here wont let me connect either =/ i just want a p2p program that can download mp3's with out the damn DRM... and i cant get limwire to connect -.-
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