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Connection Problems Problems getting the LimeWire 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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Old February 13th, 2005
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Unhappy cant connect iv'e tryed everything

please can someone help me ?
an error keeps apearing : Limewire was unable to start the Digital Audio Acces Protocol Service (for sharing files in iTunes). This feature will be turned off. You can turn it back on in options, under I Tunes -> Sharing.

I've tryed to do that but still nothing happens .

I'm not able to connect the green light turns on only in the small bar ... so I can't download a thing

help please
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hey !
I was told you were good at solvin' this kind of problems so here's mine

Just installed Limewire 4.4.4 on Windows XP via BT broadband. Everything installed OK 1st time (it would seem).

Have read FAQs and forum but can't find solution so here's the prob:

When Limewire opens and I enter a search (ANY search) and click search I receive the following message box:

'Limewire is currently connecting to the network. Your search may not return many results until you are fully connected to the network'.

I click ok, the blue search bar slowly scrolls and (0) is always the result.

Also, the bottom left of the screen always reads Quality: Connecting with just 1 green bar.

I've left limewire connected for a few hours and also re-launched and tried to delete the .limewire directory but nothing works.


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Make sure your Java is up to date: Java 1.5 (take the JRE)

Open your Browser & do this simple test for us. Using your browser go here: http://www3.limewire.com:6346/ The page should say ‘Test Page was a Success’. What happens when you go there?

Have you configured your firewall(s) to allow LW access (including XP firewall): http://www.limewire.com/english/content/firewalls.shtml

Can you give us a total desciption of your set up:
1. What firewalls you have?
2. ram?
3. HDD space available?
4. Modem & router brand name & model numbers?
5. Where are you trying to connect from (home, school, work, etc.)?
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DAAP generally refers to use on a LAN.

You should have ports open to allow LW full access. Make sure Port 6346 is not blocked.
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Default here i've not found a solution yet

Cheers

These is some of my computer info I’m not sure if it’s useful , I really don’t know much about this stuff.


I’m using a modem ,connecting at home

name: CXT AC-Link Modem for Intel
server type: PPP

I’ve got windows xp
Windows firewall

This all I could find is there something else you should know to help me ?

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