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Old August 2nd, 2002
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Angry Downloads in INCOMPLETE folder but NOT downloading when you open program.

I thought about upgrading and purchasing the program, but not sure that will happen unless the problem I have is fixed. This has happened twice so far. I have some songs that will be in the downloads section under the search tab downloading. I will close the program and shut off my computer. When I turn my computer on later and start the program, all the songs waiting in the downloads section under the search tab will be gone. The section will be totally empty. When you go to the incomplete folder, they are still there, but they are not downloading under that section and they are not completed. What the heck is going on. I lost a big list the first time this happened and now the second time I have lost a big list again. This is driving me crazy and not allowing me to spend the money on the program. Any help you can give would be helpful. My e-mail is [email]/email]

Thanks in advance!

Last edited by 6_pac; March 9th, 2009 at 10:45 PM.
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Old August 14th, 2002
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Thumbs down downloads incomplete

I had the exact same problem tyro...did you figure out how to get the files back to the download folder? I have a bunch of incompletes too..
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Old August 17th, 2002
Join Date: August 17th, 2002
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bsm007 is flying high
Unhappy incomplete downloads from old version

I have upgraded to the new version and I have a long list of incompletes from the old version that doesn't seem to be 'registered' for download. Know any fix??
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Old August 20th, 2002
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I had this problem too. I am using the lastest free version and I have found that if you restart your computer or shutdown, when Limewire is reopened the downloads will appear again and continue from the point left off. I always use this method now, has worked every time!

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Old August 22nd, 2002
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I have this problem too, I was working on a particularly big file, it was resuming when I restarted - but then yesterday disappeared from the downloading list - a lot of effort wasted - I have the crapiest dial up connection so I can't sustain long downloads - I'd pay for it if I could depend on resuming - but I can't - plus it's just an order inside the beast - there must be some simple hack to put something back in the download area
Anyone know it?
This I s the #1 problem
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Old August 26th, 2002
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Question Unable to complete downloads

This is the main reason that I will not upgrade to pro.

(...and don't any of you "senior members" try telling me that, "You can try to find the same file and start downloading it again".)

That's fine when you are trying to download one specific file, but when I'm on this I'm usually downloading a large number of small (but quite specific) files for sampling purposes. When (not if) Limewire crashes the "smart download" never resumes and I am left with an "incomplete" folder full of useless garbage because this programme cannot drag-n-drop and/or recognize it's own partially downloaded files. In most cases this means searching for and trying to reacquire not one but dozens of files (and since the search tabs dissapear when the download tanks, that's usually even more difficult). I'm begining to think that this technology must've peaked with Hotline.

So if I have this straight...
If you want a scratchy mp3 of "mad dogs and englishman" use Limewire. If you want a reliable p2p file transfer solution, look elsewhere 'cause this lime sucks lemons.

Bummer. I was hoping for something different.
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Old September 4th, 2002
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Default incomplete files wont delete automatically

I opted for 0 days to keep incomplete files. Does anyone know why that feature does not work? I have too many incomplete files that are useless. How do you get the feature to delete automatically?
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Old September 4th, 2002
Join Date: September 4th, 2002
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bbbl67 is flying high
Unhappy No resume from last incomplete download

I have the same issue, you can partially download a file and then exit Limewire and when you turn it back on, it will never resume from the last byte downloaded but instead it will download from the beginning. The incomplete parts exist in the incomplete directory.

This is the registered Limewire Pro by the way. I was expecting that technical support should be directly via email to Limewire staff, but instead it looks like it's via this forum. What gives?
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Old September 6th, 2002
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Unhappy Lime wire crashed and all search files gone

After the crash no entries in search, but they are in "incomplete"
Anyone know how to get them in the search bit again (aound 300 filesapprox)


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Old September 17th, 2002
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Angry Resuming downloads after shutdown

I shut down and now I have several (80-ish) incomplete files that are sitting in the Incomplete file. i can only find these when I explore. They are not in the Library Incmoplete. These files are not continuing to download when I start Limewire. My O/S is XP, the version is 2.6.3. This is very irritating.Why is it that Kazaa and Morpheus don't have a problem doing it but Limewire turns out to be a huge disapointment! Is this forum going to help anyone or is it just a bunch of ppl sitting around bitching?

Fed Up.
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