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Old December 7th, 2008
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Default can someone help me?? (m3u files)

when i download an mp3 file it is not in mp3 format when i try to use it it is an M3U file. i use the songs for webpages. does anyone have a musicplayer code for this or know how i can use these songs???
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m3u are playlist files, are you trying to save files from within your LW library?

Find your saved folder instead. In LW's library, click on Saved Files. Highlight a file & click Explore...your saved folder should open. Try moving/saving files from that folder.
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When I save a mp3 song from limewire and save it and I then try to get from my computer into a web page it keeps adding the m3u to it somewhere. what am I doing wrong? Has anyone done this before?
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m3u are playlist files, are you trying to save files from within your LW library?

Find your saved folder instead. In LW's library, click on Saved Files. Highlight a file & click Explore...your saved folder should open. Try moving/saving files from that folder.
Did you try moving the file from your saved folder?
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Thank you Birdy I will be right back thank you. I am trying to save the music to the library then from there to a memorial page I have set up I have been having a hard time finding the saved files when the site aske me to browse?
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If you just go to your Saved Files within LW's library & click Explore - the saved folder should open up & you won't need to browse
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Hey it worked thank you for the information I just have to learn to organize it now.
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Can someone help me?I'm really new to this amd have a rather slow PC.I have looked all over the place and can't find what im lookin for specifically.The problem is that im trying to download torrents through Limwire and none seem to b connecting,i've even got Pro and its made no differance.Do i need Vuze?This is also not working.Is there is any alternative i could use,If required?
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If none are working, it's probably due to firewalls or modem/router internal security or else, your ISP blocking p2p file sharing.
One thing I can tell you is that using AOL can be problematic when trying to use p2p sharing programs.
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Try using Vuze and in option check "enable lazy bitfield" and also require encryption RC4.

These can be found under Tools->Options-> Transfer (lazy bitfield) and Tools-> Options-> Conection -> Transport Encryption (Encryption)

If that doesn't work, then either your port for Vuze is blocked (this can be checked under Tools->NAT/Firewall test) or your ISP is using effective measures to block BitTorrent traffic.
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