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I need help with Nero as well. I am very familiar with Nero, have been using it for a number of years. I recently started using limeware again and having issues creating CD's via Nero. When i choose the folder that I have designated Limewire downloaded MP3's to go to, they are not there and cannot be dragged into the compilation window in Nero. I burned a CD of limewire downloads, but had to use Winblows Media player to do it. I much prefer Nero. I do not want to download Music Match jukebox. Any suggestions?
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First, use Windows search to find your MP3 files.
Then start Nero, choose Audio CD, and click Add, browse for your MP3's and make a compilation.
You might want to normalise all audiofiles so that there isn't to much volume difference, click next and burn, but as Peerless mentioned do not use max speed to burn.
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i heard that if i download itunes i can convert my files from limewire to mp3 files is that possible?
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Yes, iTunes can convert to AIFF or WAV format. iTunes can also burn CD's. For converting, the option is in preferences -> import settings to change format. Then select the song, go to Advanced menu & choose Convert to ...
For burning, create a playlist of songs you wish to burn.
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Smile limewire to cd

I went in to limewire and set all my downloads to go to windows media player instead of using limewires player, then burn from there
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Default converting limewire files

If you download mp3 files you dont have to worry about converting
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Another way you can do it with WMP is ...
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I am not sure, bur you can try commercial spam, it can convert and burn any videos and audios to Audio CD, MP3 CD, MP3 DVD, such as mp3 to CD, etc.

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Old July 24th, 2009
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Any of you 'doods' remember how to remind the people that there are NO 'LimeWire Files' (except for the LW Program installation files, of course).

No files exclusive to BearShare or LimeWire or Phex or uTorrent or any other client.
What is so stressful about always reminding people that the files are from all of us, and never ever from the client application?
Pedantic, maybe, but always important to explain.
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