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Old December 23rd, 2009
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Originally Posted by Lord of the Rings View Post
Someone else can probably answer the question much better than I can. AFAIK Stealth mode is simply placing the computer into a mode where nobody can discover it except via excepted firewall programs; ie: the computer does not respond to the many pings that may come from various sources including hackers & such.

I run Mac OSX & Stealth is turned on when firewall is running. It does not affect LW or Azureus.

Perhaps that does not exactly answer your question, not sure.
I appreciate your response. I'm really trying to figure out how a person is tracked when on Limewire. If you download a pic, does there have to be virus or spyware along with the pic, in order for someone to track what you downloaded?

Can my firewall keep me from being tracked when downloading a file?

And. I just wondered if using a "STEALTH" port for my listening port would help the above.
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Old January 19th, 2010
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Total Eclipse is flying high

You leave a digital footprint everywhere, you don't need to download anything by simply visiting a site, your IP is just about always logged u make a trail everywhere you go online noone probably care where you go but if they really did want the information is out there.

Your best option on not being seen is to be seen, there are programs out there I'm not really sure If I'm meant to just post them but PM me. But you can change who they think you are, so they might be able to track you but does it really matter if there tracking a ghost
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Default Need a good gnutella file


I need to know if I can get a good gnutella NET file. I made the mistake and changed my to a Word Pad File and I can't get it to reset. (edit)
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Originally Posted by luvs2draw View Post

I need to know if I can get a good gnutella NET file. I made the mistake and changed my to a Word Pad File and I can't get it to reset.
If Micro$oft Word is creating havoc with the file, change the file's properties to be opened by WordPad instead. WordPad should not affect the properties of the .net file. Unless you have changed the document's properties from text only to formatted or some other kind of text type (which MS Word tends to do.)
Alternatively set the file to be opened by NotePad or 'None', but if you personally open the file it will open without line formatting. By default the file uses Linux/OSX style EOL and UTF-8.
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Default Need a good gnutella file

Thank you for the response to my post.

I was able to get the Net file changed for the Word Pad back to a NET file.

Thank you.
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