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Getting Limewire Pro To Work On Vista


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#1 DAZZAROONEY

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Posted 30 April 2008 - 07:54 AM

My girlfriends new laptop came installed with Vista Basic. We have installed Limewire Pro on the system but it will not connect to the internet. It just sticks. The program worked fine on her XP Laptop.

I have checked the Firewall settings etc etc but eveything is fine. I've reinstalled Limewire about 5 times but never connects ever!

Any ideas please :thumbsup:

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Posted 30 April 2008 - 11:20 PM

Go through the links here >> Major Topics for Vista Issues & see if anything helps.

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Posted 01 May 2008 - 03:51 AM

When you went to install it, did you right click and 'Run as Administrator'?

I find unless you do this with Vista, strange things can happen which never occured in XP.

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 02:11 AM

LimeWire not connecting is a very well known issue so while you're surfing the gnutella forums check out the LimeWire not connecting topics. There is lots of troubleshooters :thumbsup:

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 12:58 PM

for various reasons I do not advocate using any P2P program on a computer

however, this link

http://www.limewire.com/support/ may have some hints for you?

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Posted 02 May 2008 - 07:31 PM

Instead of spending $21.95 you can switch to Frostwire.

FrostWire is a high quality and totally FREE LimeWire PRO alternative.

http://www.frostwire.com/

Google search of 'limewire not connecting' returns 109,000 results. You are not alone.

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Posted 03 May 2008 - 12:55 AM

Hmmm. Thought your link to Frostwire was worth a look. Have now installed FW and removed LimeWire Pro. They are the same program with a different color scheme but FrostWire has extra features.

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Posted 03 May 2008 - 05:47 AM

I suggest if you've paid for pro use it and get your money's worth. There are known connectivity problems with all P2P applications anf if LimeWire is what floats your boat, keep it :thumbsup:

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