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stured June 30th, 2006 10:58 AM

yes, it indeed is. 10 kbps on a 64kbps connection! lol i get that on a 2 meg connection! (on some downloads)

anfield July 1st, 2006 04:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ianpants69
I can do that but then the programme just tells me I'm downloading it already - what is the advantage?

When this box appears what i do is click save as and just add a fullstop to the file name and click okay and it usually downloads. just remember when you download more than one of a particular item when the first one has downloaded cancel the others as so not to get two or more.

Lord of the Rings July 1st, 2006 04:14 PM

The new LW 4.12.3 will automatically add a no. to the file-name so that problem is solved.

anfield July 1st, 2006 04:26 PM

Fantastic, its the little things that count.

ajaykumar July 2nd, 2006 01:59 AM

thanks for the tip man..
this is amazing ..
on my 2 MBps connection i feel the download speed to have been tripled or so..
oohhh.. thanks a lot man...
:)

Lord of the Rings July 2nd, 2006 02:59 AM

The improvements you can find here http://www.limewire.com/english/cont..._history.shtml so you can always bookmark this page to see what is happening with the newest version if they have gotten around to updating the documentation.

Get LW from here (unless a pro user): http://www.limewire.com/english/content/download.shtml

Or get the beta from here (unless a pro user) : http://www.limewire.com/english/content/beta.shtml

Pro users get official & beta releases from their own personal pro download page!!! ;)

albiondean July 2nd, 2006 04:45 AM

ive just perchased pro and it dont seem to be any faster can u help please.

thedeadman July 3rd, 2006 12:19 PM

I do exactly as you say, but all my download does is get slower and slower.

stured July 3rd, 2006 12:29 PM

erm you expect help? well im gonna need some info...eg an actual problem to overcome, you say you have done all that is said...havew you done it correctly? it takes some fine tuning..and by getting slower and slower, do you mmean it actualy does get slower and slower or its just real slow? because the speed is afected by a few things:

time of day- people with the file have to be online, and the right people
your internet connection
their internet connection (only go for those with full stars of quality)
firewalls
number of people who have the file (time of day)
try it with different files and see what happens

without a proper problem, im afraid i can provide little/no further help

thedeadman July 3rd, 2006 07:17 PM

When i search, the speed starts to go down and stay the same, even after I am done searching. But when I restart limewire, and download again, its back up to the normal speed.


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