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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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Angry Firewall.....mysteriously there....

I have Limewire Pro 4.10. I am having trouble with the download speeds. I turned off my firewall. However, when I start Limewire it says that it detects a fire wall. When I check my local area connection its connected but it is not firewalled. I have tried in the past to add ports for limewire but no success. I have windows XP service pack 2. I used to get blazing download speeds a long time ago. No matter what I do I cant get fast downloads. I have a broadband connection at about 2mbps. I checked my windows firewall and it says its not monitored. I do not have any other firewall programs installed on my computer, I did a search for firewall and nothing else comes up, and if I go to add/remove programs, the windows firewall is not listed there to remove. Someone please help............
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Are you going through a router if you are allot of routers have firewalls in them.
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I have the same problem but limewire is not blocked by my router firewall.
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bclubbabe22,
Could you please stop posting all over the place? Someone will get to your problem when they can.
Just be patient.
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birdy I would not say that bclubbabe22 will ever get answered I just searched and read all of their post and they left absolutely no information in any of them. Since I do not know of any psychics in this forum we are going to have a hard time answering their post. I think maybe a little more info is in order here like.

Can you give us a total description of your set up:
1. OS version? (Eg: Windows 98)
2. What firewalls you have?
3. How much ram?
4. Hard Disk space available?
5. Connection type? (Eg: dialup, broadband, cable, etc.)
6. Modem & router brand name & model numbers?
7. Where are you trying to connect from (home, school, work, etc.)?
8. What version of Limewire (LW) & Java do you have? (Go to LW's menu Help>About LW...) Will show both LW & Java version.
9. Who is your ISP provider? ( AOL/MSN/Comcast/Tiscal)
10. Are you sharing the connection with other computers or p2p sharing programs? If yes, please give details of set up.
11. Do this simple test for us. Using your browser go here: http://www3.limewire.com:6346/ The page should say 'Your test worked!'. What happens when you go there?
These details are vital if you want us to find out what your connection problem is.

* Did you configure your firewall so it allows LW full access (advisable not to have 2 active firewalls b/c they can interfere with each other. http://www.limewire.com/english/content/firewalls.shtml

12. Do This test, Is the result True/False?
http://www.gnutellaforums.com/showth...757#post103757 Is the result True/False

13. Do a speed test post the results here.

http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/

Then maybe somebody will be able to answer without wasting their time.
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I have windows xp home edition service pack 2

I have windows firewall...no others

512mb ram

plenty of memory

I have a Motorola sb4200 surfboard cable modem

I am using this computer at home

My ISP is Atlantic Broadband

I connect at 2791kbps (2.791 mbps)

I have Limewire Pro 4.10.9

Iam not sharing an internet connection with another computer

I have tried to allow full access for limewire, through the firewall

I have the latest java updated today 3-3-06

I did the test and it said the test worked.

Please help

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My guess would be that your ISP has started shaping your Internet connection since you are able to connect to 6346. You can try deleting the .limewire folder but I do not know if it will help or not check with your ISP and see if they have started limiting P2P networks also you may want to try different ports some people that are being blocked or limited by the ISP are able to bypass it by going to ports between 50,000 and 62,000.

http://www.gnutellaforums.com/showth...threadid=36420
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