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Download/Upload Problems Problems with downloading or uploading files through the Gnutella network.
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Excellent good to know...

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I have the same problem but sleep deprivation and strees have lowered my ability to comprehend and spell can someone summerise the solutu=ion for me
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Originally Posted by wondering why View Post
Go to your connections Tab in limewire, if it's not showing up go to Veiw > Show/Hide and make sure the connection tab has a tick next to it...
Then click on the Hosts and remove them and let Limewire search for some more...
It is also wise to go to your Filters, to find this go to Tools > Options > Filters and select the Host Filter and add these IP's into it and select apply...
That's how to filter out those dodgy hosts

If that doesn't work, you could also try these:
1. In LW go tools > options > searching > basic & check whether the 'show license warning' box is ticked. If it does, untick it > Apply > ok...see if that makes any difference.

2. Delete LW's preferences folder when LW's properly closed. See point 3 here & also point 2 if you've used older versions of LW in the past (there could be a folder in either location).
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This will kill all of your settings within options, you'll have to go back through afterwards & reset things.
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Old February 29th, 2008
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I've tried everything listed and nothing is working. I was downloading 2 days ago with no problem and today the wheel just keeps spinning. I am on windows xp.
Can anyone help me?
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Old February 29th, 2008
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Is LW properly connected (all green/blue connection bars)?

If you changed the license warning option, did you make sure to click Apply then ok to save the change?

After you deleted the prefs folder, did you have to go thru the setup wizard again?

Has your setup changed at all since things were working properly (eg new software, software upd@te/upgrade, new hardware)?

Please give us your system details.
System details - help us to help you -> Provide these details when you post!!!(click on link)
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Old April 1st, 2008
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Ive Tried What's Been Suggested but Nothings Changing.
And To Be Honest.. I Dont Get Computers At All LoL .. Is There An Idiots Way of Fixing This Problem? :]

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how do i down load music
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I followed the suggestions on this thread and am also still experiencing the problem as well.
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Originally Posted by Cambrai View Post
I followed the suggestions on this thread and am also still experiencing the problem as well.
Could you be a little more specific? What exactly is the problem that you are experiencing?

Could you post your details?
If it ain't broke, fix it till it is!

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Old April 3rd, 2008
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As the first post states, when I do a search I get no results whatsoever. This has happened before. Last time I updated my limewire and it started working again. This time I have updated my limewire, installed PeerGuardian and altered my filter settings and am still unable to get search results; I just get a blank page with no information.

As far as system details, I can't be specific because Im unsure. Im on Windows XP and have been using limewire successfully for about two years.
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