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Old October 10th, 2005
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I got swindled into paying for the free version of limewire , cannot make it do anything!!!!!!!!! I have had it.....I recommend to anyone thinking of parting with their money to hang on to it and give this site a BIG MISS. Its totally bogus!!
I have not had any help from limewire since they obtained money from me under the pretence of offering a non-existing service!!! If ANYONE ASSOCIATED FROM LIMEWIRE READS THIS , HELP ME OUT. IF NOT , I AM NOT SUPRISED.
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I'm not associated with LW (as in work for them) I'm just a forum member like you. That said, you can't hardly blame LW if you got swindled into paying for something thats free. It's not LWs fault and the money didn't go to them. It went to the "scam" site that you got LW from.

It's recommended that you contact your c/c company and explain to them that you got scammed and/or contact the site you paid for LW from and demand your money back.
It would also be wise to delete the version of LW you d/led and then get the one from the official site. The one you got could have spyware/adware/malware/ect.

The official site is here: http://www.limewire.com/english/content/download.shtml

Also you are not the first person to be scammed and will not be the last. Here's two threads that might interest you:

get your $$$ BACK!!!(music members)

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Old October 11th, 2005
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What I do not understand is that I cannot get in touch with limewire , and although limewire apparently was not responsible for me getting ripped off they certainly are not helping me whatsoever! Thanks for your interest, but it looks like the only people helping, are trying to work it all out with each others help .I just dont get it. Ive tried deleting and downloading limewire again , with the same result (no connection, no nothing).
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Yea, you'll only get support from the LW site if you purchase the pro version and thats just for 6 months, otherwise you come here to the forums for support.
The connection problem could be a number of things like a firewall or something like that. for LimeWire support you should go here: Gnutella Forums > Current Gnutella Client Forums > LimeWire (Cross-platform)
and post in the Connection Problems section. I think the support you'll get is quite good. It also helps to read the stickys at the top of the forums and be courteous when you post.
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Old October 14th, 2005
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Well what can I say, ripped off too, looking for new WinMX version, but no matter..live and learn.
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