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Old March 31st, 2002
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Join Date: March 31st, 2002
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Sven Toorvald is flying high
Default downloading problems

I'm a new Limewire user and am having problems downloading. More specifically, nothing I try to download comes through. it queries, connects, waits for busy, all of them, but it never goes the next step. Is there something I'm missing?

thanks
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Old May 17th, 2002
yuccapalme
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Unhappy downloading problems (t-online?)

I've got the same problem, the uploads are working but I cannot start any downloads. If I look at the Statistics there are:

17900 total messages
10000 local searches
4058 routing errors
4402 dropped messages

I've got 4 uploads but 0 downloads

some weeks ago evrything was working fine, I didn't change anything

My system:
Athlon 900 Mhz
256 Mb DDR RAM
Windows 2000 Server SP 2

Internet connection:
T-Online T-DSL flat
direct connection (no dialing Software)
no proxy
no firewall
Servertype: PPP
Authentification: PAP
TCP/IP
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Old May 17th, 2002
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Taliban is flying high
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No, T-Online works well. I guess the files you tried to download simply weren't available at the moment.

The gnutella network doesn't seem to be in a very good shape at the moment. If you're trying to download movies, forget it, - mp3s usually work, however.
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Old May 17th, 2002
yuccapalme
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Default downloading problems

At the moment I'm waiting about 1 hour for 15 downloads. all songs are mainstream stuff with 5 star reasults. all i get is "waiting..., requry sent..., connecting..." sometimes "connected to x.x.x.x" with 0 kb, but it interrupts after 1 secund and restarts waiting....

at the same time there are uploads with 10 kb and above

I tried it so many times.... I think just one file should be downloadable, some weeks ago I could download 6 files at the same time whith real good connection Speeds. I'm just downloading mp3-Songs with limewire. I use e-donkey do download movies
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Old May 17th, 2002
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Taliban is flying high
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I guess it's just bad luck.
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Old May 17th, 2002
Jared306
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Angry

I am having the same problem. I just d/l it last night and nothing. I paid for it so I am kinda . Funny part is that it works on my laptop(still seems to never resume once I have exited the program) My desktop does have a bunch of software that may affect it...Win2kPro, Black Ice Defender, Norton Anti-virus. My laptop(that kinda works with it) has has win98.
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Old May 18th, 2002
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I'm getting searches and downloads occasionally : enough to keep me busy. However, download speeds are rediculously low, sometimes there's no movement from 0k/s for a couple of minutes, and when it does move, I'm pushing to get 1k/s . I just upgraded to 2.4.4, and previously I was running 2.2.2 with faster and more consistant download speeds a few months ago.

Is there issues with the new version or is it something else?

Running a G4 400, 356 MEG Ram, OS9.2.2.2, 56k Modem ,
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Old May 18th, 2002
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Angry

Same here. I went to 2.4.4 yesterday. What a mistake! I am on a Mac G4 933/1GBRAM running OS 9.2.2 on a T1 connection. Download speeds are non existent. When I find an MP3 I want offered by another T1 or T3, I am able to connect. Top speed I am getting is 8 k/sec. Within 5 minutes, that has dropped below 0.5k/sec! Prior to upgrading to the latest version, I would consistently download at 25-35k/sec. Others uploading from me are still getting 25k/sec. Something definitely changed with the new version. I can only hope I can locate an older version of Limewire to reinstall.
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Old May 18th, 2002
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Question download problems?

I guess alot of us are having the same problem....people can upload from us, but we can't download....
So with all of these comments..do we have and answer or explanation to this problem?
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Old May 18th, 2002
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Join Date: December 19th, 2001
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mrsteve0924 is flying high
Unhappy

same problems here!!!

its seems with every new version there are new problems.

anyone know anything? anyone? anyone?
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