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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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when I connected directly to the cable modem it stated I had limited or no connectivity. I also tried that link (www3.lime...) and got nothing. Thanks for all of your help LOTR
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sponger707 what modem do you have?
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the cable modem is a Toshiba pcx1100, and and a d-link router 614+
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After doing the port forwarding, test it here: Using your browser go here: http://www3.limewire.com:6346/ The page should say 'Your test worked!'.
this link seems to have been down for some time now. i havent been able to access it for awhile. just to let you know
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Well you can double-check your method of port forwarding here: http://www.portforward.com/routers.htm

Oh I just remembered (I also use a D-Link but for mac), did you reboot the modem after your port forwarding? This is a must.

Re: Toshiba, well I couldn't find anything specific. Just (a) http://www.cablemodemhelp.com/pcx1000.htm & (b) http://forums.modemhelp.net/viewtopic.php?p=12872
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this link seems to have been down for some time now. i havent been able to access it for awhile. just to let you know
That page went down once before. Ok an alternative. You MUST have LW open at the same time you visit the following test page (else the test won't work) & type in the port no. you want to test (try port 6346): http://home.no.net/tgrumpy/ct/dex.php

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reboot you mean just unplug then wait 5sec and replug again?
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No, well I suspect your modem softw has the same options. After port forwarding, you need to go to the Tools>Miscellaneous section & you'll see an option for Save & Reboot. It's a soft boot.

On my router it says quote: "Settings need to be saved to Flash and the system needs to be rebooted for changes to take effect." & there's a button there for this purpose.

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hi i'm a potential new user if i can ever get connected, i tried the fix other xp users are having success with to no avail however i do keep getting the firewall detected logo even tough i'm pretty sure its configured ok any suggestions?
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I also get the firewalled logo (brick wall with the world behind). I have the windows firewall disable and no other firewall (zonealarm etc..) beside avast anti virus.
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