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Old November 2nd, 2007
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It seems like that any new installation of it won't connect. which really sucks, as bearshare in my opinion was the best of them all, frostwire is full of viruses and spam files and very poor results, and shareaza is much the same.

Bearshare for some reason Always came up with the most results, and had real stuff on it.

Aaron, any ideas why this may be happening?

(Ironic my name is Aron too... just with the spelling i put)
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I would guess that the gweb cache of UP hosts that BS connects to upon starting up is down...I noticed this situation a couple of weeks ago or so, and found that with patience BS got connected and started finding proper hosts to communicate with...

read the following, download the connect.txt file and follow the instructions

http://www.gnutellaforums.com/host-c...tml#post293970
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hay is there any software to remove those rotton CL's I did the same thing and went for the upgrade... now I have about 50 to 80 wav's that are protected. bites very much big time.
Oh btw I'm new here So Helloooo eveybody
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What's a "CL"?

Try the version in the first post of this thread for the best performance.
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CL = protected files, licenced music is there a program out there that will remove the protection off the downloads.. Thanks mike
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CL = protected files, licenced music is there a program out there that will remove the protection off the downloads.. Thanks mike
'Don't download "protected" files anymore. They are all of such poor quality that the
first download isn't worth it, much less a "stripped" re-encode.
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got ya so it isn't worth re-coden all the files. Hes another question if I were to upload them to say an I-pod would I be able to play them.
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Only if the protection was Apple brand, you're paid up for the month and they haven't cancelled
the rental 'licence' for whatever reason of the month.

I believe it plays unprotected music too, so you should be OK if you get MP3s from now on.
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First time poster here... How is everyone?

I have started just subscribing to Bearshare for $7.95 a month and then converting the protected WMAs into mp3s with the Protected Music Converter. Works really good and transfers the music into 192 with perfect quality able to play on the iPod.

Every now and then there might be a crack/pop in a song but you just have to re-convert it and everything is alright.

Bearshare also has quite a library to choose from as well.

Seems like the day of "free music" is over with...oh well it was good while it lasted.



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if you have taken time to read this thread in its entirety you will notice there is the FREE option of the beta version which works rather nicely....did you get that.... FREE ...and no conversion needed as many mp3 files of high bitrate are available....are you aware that a wma file of a quality comparable to a 128KB/s mp3 when recoded to 192 is a piece of cr@p??? the resultant file is of lower kwality than the original....
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