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Tips & Tricks For help with file formats, viruses, security, etc. This section is not for questions about problems with Gnutella program clients, downloading, connecting, etc.


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6. Remember to post in the correct forum. Take your time to look at other threads and see where your post will go. If your post is placed in the wrong forum it will be moved by a moderator. There are specific Gnutella Client sections for LimeWire, Phex, FrostWire, BearShare, Gnucleus, Morpheus, and many more. Please choose the correct section for your problem.

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Violation of any of these rules will bring consequences, determined on a case-by-case basis.


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Sometimes, when I download audio and try to launch the song, nothing plays. Anyone run in to that problem?
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all of your songs or some do not play?
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Hi. I'm new to this. I am chasing an MP3 song Please read the forum rules. Tried averything including itunes. Finally I Tracked it down through limewire & sure enough it downloaded OK. However, it will not open & play. Strangely though, I downloaded another tune & it opened up in itunes & played fine.

If you solve your problem I'd sure like to know the fix.

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Coot Master:
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songs might be corrupted or fake or a virus.
did u re download a fresh file?
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Tried different download, but when I tried to open it, I got a warning from my anti-virus....guess it was corrupted.....thanks for your help!
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@ C00ter
Think it might be possible for you to answer a post with a complete sentence and punctuation ??
I think there may be some members here on the Gnutella Forums where English may not be their Native Tongue and with you using what ever language you use ?? might be confusing. Trust me, I've read many of your posts and I sometimes have a hard time trying to figure out what you're getting at.
Surly you're here to help out and we appreciate that, but....Lets not be Lazy.
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sorry
im learning disabled
also there were storms this week and had to leave.
but weather is looking better ill try use full sentences

i speak hebrew and english.

No im not being lazy in fact i might be doing 3 forums at once or phone tech support/forums email.
im visually impaired too
I FIXED my sentences

Fish im glad you scanned it or av picked it up i thought might be suspicious.
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Hi. I'm new to this. I am chasing an MP3 song ... Finally I Tracked it down through limewire & sure enough it downloaded OK. However, it will not open & play.
Check http://www.gnutellaforums.com/downlo...load-help.html as it might be either a deliberately corrupted file or virus file posing as an mp3. Always make sure the file in search results shows a bit rate, else it is most likely a virus.
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Thank you for that. I'll simply delete what I've downloaded & try something else
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