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Old February 24th, 2006
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Ok I'm really starting to get annoyed! I am a big gamer and to play some of my online games I need all my system's resources I can get. Limewire though is starting up on its own. As soon as I re-exit it starts limewire up 5 seconds later. Anybody have the same problem or know how to fix it? Oh by the way it says enabline open information sharing.
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It sounds like a virus. See point 4 in this thread
* WARNING: Viruses on network you should be aware of ! *

These days you have to be extra careful of what you download, there's a lot of junk & malware around

The thread will explain some precautions to take!
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Old February 25th, 2006
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yah I know. Thought I was being careful enough but apparently not... oh well until I get through this I'll revert to Bearshare lol. Hope this third program listed after adaware and spybot works for me. Thx again.
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Old February 26th, 2006
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I do not advise Bearshare. From previous experiences I have discovered once uninstalled, it still accesses your computer.

I too have this problem, I have uninstalled Limewire, and now a Javascript report starts up once every 3 minutes saying:

"LimeWire version 4.10.9
Java version 1.5.0_03 from Sun Microsystems Inc.
Windows XP v. 5.1 on x86
Free/total memory: 2790800/4128768

com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.GUILoader$StartupFailed Exception: invalid update.ver
at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.GUILoader.sanityCheck(G UILoader.java:274)
at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.GUILoader.load(GUILoade r.java:40)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Nativ e Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknow n Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Un known Source)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.Main.main(Main.java:44)

STARTUP ERROR!




FILES IN CURRENT DIRECTORY:
C:\Program Files\limewire\clink.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897124453
SIZE: 307949

C:\Program Files\limewire\commons-httpclient.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897124531
SIZE: 459988

C:\Program Files\limewire\commons-logging.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897124593
SIZE: 59154

C:\Program Files\limewire\commons-net.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897124640
SIZE: 355370

C:\Program Files\limewire\daap.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897124718
SIZE: 311611

C:\Program Files\limewire\GenericWindowsUtils.dll
LAST MODIFIED: 1140126936078
SIZE: 12279

C:\Program Files\limewire\hs_err_pid1580.log
LAST MODIFIED: 1129660621562
SIZE: 6372

C:\Program Files\limewire\hs_err_pid2268.log
LAST MODIFIED: 1129664374343
SIZE: 6376

C:\Program Files\limewire\hs_err_pid3956.log
LAST MODIFIED: 1129574149843
SIZE: 6373

C:\Program Files\limewire\hs_err_pid572.log
LAST MODIFIED: 1130168139875
SIZE: 6725

C:\Program Files\limewire\i18n.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897124765
SIZE: 25678

C:\Program Files\limewire\icu4j.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897124828
SIZE: 741440

C:\Program Files\limewire\id3v2.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897124875
SIZE: 94430

C:\Program Files\limewire\jcraft.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897124921
SIZE: 136693

C:\Program Files\limewire\jl011.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897124984
SIZE: 255016

C:\Program Files\limewire\jmdns.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897125031
SIZE: 69306

C:\Program Files\limewire\LimeWire 4.2.6
LAST MODIFIED: 1109530612890
SIZE: 0

C:\Program Files\limewire\LimeWire.exe
LAST MODIFIED: 1140126937718
SIZE: 81920

C:\Program Files\limewire\LimeWire.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897123984
SIZE: 6326769

C:\Program Files\limewire\LimeWire20.dll
LAST MODIFIED: 1140126937531
SIZE: 40960

C:\Program Files\limewire\log4j.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897125125
SIZE: 677952

C:\Program Files\limewire\logicrypto.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897125187
SIZE: 227510

C:\Program Files\limewire\looks.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897125281
SIZE: 630634

C:\Program Files\limewire\MessagesBundles.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897124359
SIZE: 2823898

C:\Program Files\limewire\mp3sp14.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897125328
SIZE: 40064

C:\Program Files\limewire\ProgressTabs.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897124406
SIZE: 5786

C:\Program Files\limewire\themes.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897125359
SIZE: 379049

C:\Program Files\limewire\tritonus.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897125437
SIZE: 152711

C:\Program Files\limewire\UninstallerData
LAST MODIFIED: 1104614839187
SIZE: 0

C:\Program Files\limewire\vorbis.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897125484
SIZE: 27215

C:\Program Files\limewire\WindowsV5PlusUtils.dll
LAST MODIFIED: 1140126937546
SIZE: 12808

C:\Program Files\limewire\xerces.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897125703
SIZE: 2147687

C:\Program Files\limewire\xml-apis.jar
LAST MODIFIED: 1140897125765
SIZE: 207655"

I use avast! on access scanner (to stop incoming virus' on the spot), and I have ran the avast! resident scanner time and time again. It did discover a couple of virus', but nothing that caused this problem.
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Quote:
Originally posted by DJ Scabneck
I do not advise Bearshare. From previous experiences I have discovered once uninstalled, it still accesses your computer.
That's just other people trying to connect from the outside,
and shows why BearShare is so effective at getting
connected in the first place. This normal and perfectly
harmless traffic tapers off quickly within days.
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