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Connection Problems Problems getting the LimeWire or WireShare program connecting to the Gnutella network. (not about connecting to files, that is a Download/Upload Problems section issue.) Please supply system details as described in the forum rules.
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See et voilà's post here: LimeWire Pro 4.4.0.1 not released yet. And it seems that the force ip option has been removed. So I'll have to see how this works.

Oh but don't go to that site link in the 1st post, I suspect it could be a scam site.
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LODR needs to use 4.4! There is no force IP anymore, only a firewall option (however the router section in the firewall setup is the new force ip option). To do force IP in 4.4 select the manual port in the router section.

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I listened to et voilà, then configured it to be used with Ne0teric's method. I've tried several IP adresses, all to no avail. I'll just have to contact Insight I suppose...
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calling insight will do no good, they've blocked the network and they will deny that they have done so. all u gotta do is find a 'live' proxy and configure it in properly which u should be able to find proxy faq's throughout google search if need be, but to me its all a bunch of non sense that us users shouldnt have to be going through. the proper SOLUTION is to switch isp's lol just use what i wrote as a temp fix until u can do so...
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Thanks for the help, after looking through the posts a second time I got it up and running! Thanks!
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One thing i've noticed, once u connect to the network (try to get turbocharged) u can uncheck the force ip and put the proxy back to (no proxy box)... if u dont, i've noticed the search results and speeds are slower thus i beleive u mvoe at ur proxy speed so uncheck the force ip box and select the no proxy box and click apply and ok if u wanna search and d/l at regular speeds!!!
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Has anyone who has had this problem with Insight changed IP's yet? If so, what was the result?
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chane ip's??? that wont do nothing for ya bud. u would still be going through there service and on there network so you'd still be SOL
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http://www.openproxies.com


above is a link to a good proxy site which always has a working proxy. these are HTTP proxies..
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I have tried that. I have Netzero and have tried everything so far including what you said but I cannot connect at all. How can I find out if Netzero has LimeWire blocked?

Thanks!
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