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freshjuicy October 17th, 2010 02:57 PM

Cannot open limewire
 
I have downloaded limewire. I try to open it but except a short image nothing works.
Why not?

Lord of the Rings October 18th, 2010 01:31 AM

:welcomegnut3: Try this Reinstallation Technique :)

Brian Ball October 19th, 2010 11:34 AM

I am misssing a dll file. It is mscr71.dll and I have downloaded this file . Where does it go?? I have put it in the same folder as limewire and it makes no difference

ukbobboy01 October 19th, 2010 11:50 AM

Hey, I couldn't find mscr71 but I did find msvcr71.dll. Anyway, use your windows search facility to find the folder or folders where this dll should go.

Brian Ball October 19th, 2010 12:19 PM

missing dlll
 
The search function does not work for location. I have this file in a download directory and am not sure where it should go.
I did not have the file previouly

many thanks for any reply

Brian Ball

Lord of the Rings October 19th, 2010 10:56 PM

Likewise I only found msvcr71.dll & at following locations (excluding Vuse & NeoNapster):

Windows XP:
C:\WINDOWS\system32
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\new_plugin

Windows 7:
C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\LimeWire\br owser\xulrunner
C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\D eployment\cache\6.0\54\1a209876-509cd367-n
C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin
C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\new_plugin

(on my browser a space appears in middle of two addresses above, that's not intentional, not sure why it's doing that.)

Looks like deleting the LW Preferences folder might be one thing to try.

Other than that, repeat the reinstallation process for both Java & LW including using CrapCleaner to clean registry. Deleting the LW Preferences folder. Then reinstalling both Java & LW. You will most likely need to reboot computer after reinstalling Java. This is usually recommended. ;)

ukbobboy01 October 20th, 2010 12:01 AM

msvcr71.dll
 
1 Attachment(s)
BB

I use XP Pro SP3 and found the following folders where this dll should be placed (see my attachment).



UK Bob


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