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Default If LimeWire fails to install

Please try the backup installer, its available here:

http://www9.limewire.com/download/LimeWireWin-full.exe
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I joined this forum just to complain I couldn't get the online installer to work. Thanks man.
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Default back-up installer didn't work

Hi...
I tried the backup installer as well, and I continue to get the same error message trying to install.

Limewire 4.9.27
"This installation is corrupted. Please download and install limewire again."

It doesn't matter which I use, I keep getting the same error message...

any suggestions?
Thanks!
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Old August 24th, 2005
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Hey thanks a lot, but I've already tried the backup one too! WHAT TO DO? WHAT TO DO???
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Default Rotten Software

I bought this wretched software less than a week ago in order to (legally) compare some lyrics for my mother in law's funeral, which is tomorrow.

I have to say that this is the most UN-USER FRIENDLY software I have ever purchased.
Nothing works.
Messages get repeated.
The programme goes round in loops.

It is so bad that my wife thinks that I am the victim of a huge SCAM whereby LimeWire take your money and nothing else happens - Except the continuous offer to upgrade to LimeWire PRO.

I have never been so badly served in my life.
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your signature says: "Fed-Up subscriber"

there is no subscription. take a look below \/
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that's where i'm trying to get my download from, but it says each time that the download is corrupted...
doesn't bode very well...guess I will try another p2p program...
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Looks like some folks are having trouble here and I wanted to clarify my earlier post.
I formatted my hard drive on the computer I use at home for guitar recording and when I went to download Limewire, all that happened is this wretched online installer just sat there, for days if I let it. Doesn't seem to work too well or at all with Windows 98. Anyway, registered at this forum to vent my disgust, immediately saw this thread and downloaded the backup installer and all is well. I've used Limewire for a little over a year I guess and it seems to do pretty good.
I'm surprised so many are having trouble with it.
I just didn't want to appear that I was ungrateful or unhappy with LW.
That's my story and I'm stickin' to it.

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cchristianson@ntlworld.co

I think you lack some basic understanding, lets break it down:

[Quote]I bought this wretched software less than a week ago in order to (legally)[ /Quote]

The LimeWire company cannot bestow on you the right to download copyright material legally, it does not pretend to or claim to do so. Only scam sites claim that once you have paid them a fee (for a non-existent membership or subscription) you can download anything, this is a LIE and part of their scam.

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It is so bad that my wife thinks that I am the victim of a huge SCAM whereby LimeWire take your money and nothing else happens
You have married a very wise woman, pity you were not so careful when parting with your money (you should let her take care of your finances from now on). LimeWire did not scam you the site that you foolishly chose scammed you, their the ones that got your money.

You should note that LimeWire Basic is FREE, it seems that you went to a scam site (and you probably can’t remember which site you went to), fell for their lies, threw your money away and all they gave you in return was a URL link to LW Basic.

You could try contact your CC company, tell them you were scammed and try to get your money back that way.

For the future, leave the internet shopping to your wife.




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PS. Despite my sarcasm, I hope all goes well for tomorrow.
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