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Default Limewire Shuts Down possible Java update problem

I use to be able to play games in full screen mode with limewire still running. But now Limewire just shuts down automatically. The only thing I can think of that is the problem is that java update was just installed. I originally thought it the realarcade I had installed but I uninstalled that. And the problem still exists.

How do I fix this? Thanks.

By the way I am new here.

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amd 3.2ghz
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version of limewire: 4.12.6
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scalad Hi.
What is your connection speed ?

How many simultaneous Downloads do you have set ?

How many simultaneous Uploads do you have set ?
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My connection speed is 54Mbps
Simultaneous downloads: 20
Simultaneous uploads: 20


Those settings were like that when I could use limewire and full screen games at the same time.

Thanks for replying.
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At first when you use L/W, your L/W library is small, as it grows, more people
Upload from you, So if you have also many large files D/Loading at the same time With your Upload/D/Load sliders set to full, THEN you stream games
Somthing has to give,
So when playing games, try cutting both to 10, and move the sliders from full,
Back 10%, UP & DOWN.
Its recomended not to use the sliders on full at any time.
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That didn't work. Bummer
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Who is your ISP ?

Also try Disable ultrapeer capabilities, In Tools/options/Speed
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That also didn't work. I swear java update did something. Only because the problem has occurred after the update. Since I never had the problem before. Your help is really appreciated.
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Hi Scalad

I know its long winded but probably quicker in the long run.
Lets try a clean sweep & install.

Follow these instructions exactly.
So, you need to Go, Start/All Programs/LimeWire n Uninstall all L/W versions.
Do Not Uninstall From Change or Remove Programs.
Re BOOT Your computer NOW.

Now Go to, Start/Search/click on all files n folders/more advanced options/
& make sure, case sensitive, is not ticked. (all other boxes should be ticked)
Now!!, Put limewire in box, (all or part of file name) & click search.
Delete everything found, including Prefetch folder, (I mean everything)
Re BOOT Your computer NOW.

Now! Go to,
START/Set Program Access/Change or Remove Programs,
now completely remove all versions of java.
Re BOOT Your computer NOW.

Now! Use this Link to get (jre-6u1-windows-i586-p-iftw.exe) Use the off line installer, NOT the (recommended) one,
http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp
When Download is completed.
Disconnect from internet, close ALL apps n reinstall java.

Now!! Use this link to download latest L/W version using the off line installer
http://www.limewire.com/
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Sorry I haven't replied I have been busy with work. I will try this on the weekend. Thanks again. How do I save the downloads that limewire searches for?
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Hi scalad.
Files Downloaded using LimeWire are auto saved to your download folder
To access them, IN L/W Library, Highlight a file, click on explore,(Bottom Left)
That will take you to your Downloads.
If you mean how do I download a search result, Just Double click on it.

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