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Old October 30th, 2006
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Exclamation Erros: Corrupted Installation URGENT HELP NEEDED

i get a message when i try to install limewire sayin "one or more necessary files appear to be invalid. this is generally caused by a corruped installation" i have tried to install in many times but had no luck. PLEASE WILL SOMEONE HELP ME
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Try this:
Download the latest Java JRE (update 9) using the offline installer, see point 1 in the thread below. Remove your current Java version & then install the new one.
Fixes for LimeWire

Delete LW's preferences folder. That's points 2 & 3 in the fixes thread. The preferences folder is hidden, so you'll have to show hidden files & folders to see it:wink:

Now reinstall LW, make sure to use the offline installer (not the recommended one).
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ive done that but im still getting the same message is there anything else i can do?

thanks for your help.
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You could try installing with your computer in safe mode.
Also, you could try the 'other' installer rather than the Windows one. See below
Installing using the "Other ?" installer
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kk il try that.

how do u no all this about limewire??
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Quote:
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how do u no all this about limewire??
She got a crystal ball......
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bruv do u fink ur funny...com 2 my endz n il murk u standard like styll...nuff sed
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wow...looksy here...a wannabe Gangsta Brit....

fekk off you looozer...why don't you come on over here and I'll shove a barbed broomstick,lubed with chunky peanut butter, up yur hairless a$$ and light the bristles on fire...now indeed that's a funny thought...you with a barbed stick up yur bum and trying to decide "should I rip it out" (remember, its barbed with 16d galvanized framing nails) or "should I burn to death"
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haha thanks for that i really needed a good laugh..
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now ya see doods, this nuts response indicates a 'real' forum memberm, not some troll looking for a fight..

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