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Old May 19th, 2002
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Default HELP! LimeWire internal error won't let me open it!

Hey, I'm new in here and I am so disappointed that my limewire will not open up anymore. It was working perfectly for atleast 2months but now it has an error message and tells me to COPY and PASTE the message and email it to, I have done just that several times and no response from them. My dad paid the $8 or whatever it was to get LimeWire and we are incredibly stressed that we recieve NO help whatsoever from LimeWire. The text in the error message is as follows.................


Java version 1.3.1_02 from Sun Microsystems Inc.

Windows 2000 v. 5.0 on x86

Free/total memory: 3734288/4128768

java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com/sun/java/util/collections/Random

at com.limegroup.gnutella.GUID.<clinit>(Unknown Source)

at com.limegroup.gnutella.SettingsManager.loadDefault s(Unknown Source)

at com.limegroup.gnutella.SettingsManager.<init>(Unkn own Source)

at com.limegroup.gnutella.SettingsManager.<clinit>(Un known Source)

at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.ResourceManager.<clinit >(Unknown Source)

at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.Initializer.initialize( Unknown Source)

at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.Main.main(Unknown Source)

at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Native Method)

at RunLime.main(

-- listing properties --









































EXTENSIONS_TO_SEARCH_FOR=html;htm;xml;txt;pdf;ps;r tf;doc;tex;m...





























DIRECTORY_FOR_SAVING_FILES=C:\Program Files\LimeWire\Shared




CLIENT_ID=8423713F042AEB99FFA73EF7B84B4A00;conne ct1.gnu...











Can any one help or me? Has any one had this error before and overcome it? I would MUCH appreciate a reply or any kind that might give me some advice or something because Im fed up of searching the internet for solutions to this problem with no success! Thank you so much!

Kind Regards,
Melissa, United Kingdom.
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Old May 19th, 2002
Posts: n/a
Default Me adding something.....

Hi, id also like to add that this problem only arose when I upgraded my Limewire around 1 week ago. It has not been open since.
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Old May 19th, 2002
Join Date: March 4th, 2002
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 354
bobomon is flying high

I can suggest three things that may help.

If you are running Limewire 2.4.3 then get the latest version which is 2.4.4 as I believe 2.4.3 had some problem and the next version was released just after 2.4.3

Download and install the latest Jave Runtime (1.4) it is free and is located at

Revert to the previous version of Limewire ... if you did not uninstall it it is still resident on yor machine at:
C:\program files\Limewire\2.x.x Pro.

I hope one of these helps.
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Old May 19th, 2002
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Default Thanx 4 that

Thank u for your help! I updated to Java 1.4............LimeWire still does not open and I only have the updated Limewire on my computer ...........I will reboot soon and see what happens, thank you again for your help!!
Regards, Melissa.
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Old May 24th, 2002
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Ok, I have the java and crap as stated above. Where is 2.4.4? At there is only 2.4.3

I never had this trouble with Napster and Morpheous, all i did was upgrade 2..3 to 2.4.

I can't get it to open at all.
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Old May 25th, 2002
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yea same here i had morpheus and napster which werre great. write to
i dunno how 2 help u
my help came from an email link 2 my pro account which i cannot send u cos i paid 4 the account so id b sendin u my account basicly..........
P.S I really hope you work it out

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