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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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What a mess. I've put a url of my ISP and hen I've sent it, it has been changed?!
Their address is different then one in post up, that send you to a touristic site.
Don't know what happend.
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duga- net.com appears to be a small ISP in Serbia. the "- n e t . c o m" is
automatically filtered out because it often appears in spam posts.
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Yes. You're right. That Duga is my ISP.
I'm sorry, I didn't know a part about "- n e t . c o m".
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I cant Get Another service Iam in the country and Cell1 is the only one that gets a signal for me as soon as they get more services out this way Iam getting rid of this one annr
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Default problem with connection since Mac upgrade

I can't connect anymore

. OS version? Mac 10.4.7
2. What firewalls you have? Mac Firewall
3. How much ram? 1Gb
4. Hard Disk space available? 130GB or more
5. Connection type? (eg: dialup, broadband, cable, etc.) DSL
6. Modem & router brand name & model numbers? Iconnect access 621
7. Where are you trying to connect from (home, school, work, etc.)? Home
8. What version of Limewire (LW) & Java do you have? (Go to LW's menu Help>About LW...) Will show both LW & Java version. 4.12.4
9. Who is your isp provider (Internet Service Provider)? iinet Australia
10. Are you sharing the connection with other computers or p2p sharing programs? If yes, please give details of set up. No.
11. Is this a your 1st try at LW or is this a new problem with an experienced user. For about a month since I've installed LW everything worked well. Without a minor problem. But just today I can search but when I try to download it will not connect.
12. Do you see a brick wall in front of the blue world icon at the bottom of LW's interface? Yes
13. 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? I've got message Your test worked
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I can't connect either. I have used Limewire for awhile but about 3 weeks ago, Limewire quit working for me. It will only connect to one bar, so I can't search or download anything. I've tried to add Gnutella to my firewall list thing, but it doesn't help. Can anyone help me?!
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Please do not double post about the same problem of yours.
Have you tried the suggestions in this thread (all of them) and what results did you get??
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I have just downloaded limewire pro and have been unable to conect at all. I have sat here, read every post, tried every scenario and to no avail. Due to the obvious lack of knowledge on this problem, I just want to know how to get credited back the money i have paid. This is ridiculous.
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Regarding "refund" you might want to read here:
http://www.limewire.org/wiki/index.p...estions#lwpro5

As for your connection problem, if you want us to help you, you should tell us a bit about your specs:
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 (Internet Service Provider)?
10. Are you sharing the connection with other computers or p2p sharing programs? If yes, please give details of set up.
11. Is this a your 1st try at LW or is this a new problem with an experienced user.
12. 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?
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Works for me fine!
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