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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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I dont know where to find that file to do the delete...HELP!!!
Try deleting your LW Preferences folder whilst LW is closed; instructions here: Point #2 & 3 in Fixes for Limewire (sample image included at bottom of page.) & for Vista users see http://www.gnutellaforums.com/genera...der-vista.html. Mac OSX users see Deleting LW Preferences folder in OSX

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I think its a problem in the actual LimeWire software, just my opinion though. I did a system restore and made it exactly the way it was before I upgraded to the newer version and it still doesnt work.
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I have been using Limewire Version 4.12 for sometime and i recently reformatted my computer and now it won't connect. I've tried everything you suggested without any luck. I have tried to search for .limewire with hidden files checked and it doesn't exist. I've looked for it under documents and settings ect.. and it aint there. I uninstalled and reinstalled without luck. I'm using a fresh XP SP2 with all the Windows Updates. Maybe a new update is interfering? I don't have a Firewall besides the XP one and I disabled that but I still have a wall in front of my globe and under bugreport it is saying false. I'm puzzled.
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Well I found this and it worked for me.

1.get file gnutella.zip from here (right click - save target as )

http://minasbeis.tripod.com/gnutella.zip

and unzip it

2.go to directory
C:\Documents And Settings\username\Application Data\LimeWire
(where username is the name you use to login to your PC) and replace the existing file gnutela.net with that

3.restart limewire.
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Excellent, that worked for me to, thans a bunch.
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Thank you sooo much, this worked perfect for me
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It says the gnutella file is not available
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it says that such path doesnt exists...

its says that ther ie no path to that folder...

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This one worked for me. I'm up and running with no problem. Thanks!
mine said that the path doesnt exists.

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You have to right click over the link and save target as.
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I'm really not finding where this "gunatella.net" file is on my computer. I have the new one to replace it, but I can't find the folder or file to replace it.
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