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#1 Samual3110

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Posted 04 March 2007 - 11:23 PM

Hey guys. just a quick Q
what is the best file sharing program to use???

Moderator Edit: Edited topic title and description for clarity. ~ Animal

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Posted 05 March 2007 - 12:45 AM

A couple of links to check out:
Is That Filesharing Program Infected?
Clean/Infected P2P Programs
Risks of File-Sharing Technology
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Posted 05 March 2007 - 01:46 AM

I like to use uTorrent.

Whenever you download a file always scan it with your anti-virus before opening it.

Also check this site out:

https://www.grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2
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Posted 06 March 2007 - 11:07 AM

I use Azureus.

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Posted 06 March 2007 - 11:32 AM

I use standard Bittorrent.

Like stated above make sure all files are scanned before opening. All Zip files are extracted even deep routed ones. Check all files for viruses.

P2P is a major if not the biggest contributer to computer viruses.
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Posted 09 June 2007 - 06:00 AM

The programs arent safe at all to use. Even the anonymous p2p ones can get you into alot of trouble if "they" analyze your "traffic" or entry/exit nodes. What you need to do is download the " OFF system " from http://off-system.com/ This is the way to accomplish what your trying to do without fear or without breaking the law. RIAA and MPAA know they are screwed , theres NOTHING they can do. They lose We win !!!. Of course id still never give up PeerGuardian2. So spread the word and enjoy. -RAY-

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Posted 09 June 2007 - 06:46 AM

I use Emule for P2P
Any P2P has vulnerabilities and won't guarantee 100% safety
So i strongly suggest to have an active Real Time Protection on the system so if incase the file is malware,it will be automatically quarantined after downloaded before it even cause harm to your computer :thumbsup:

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Posted 09 June 2007 - 09:25 AM

In general the P2P programs aren't the issue - it's the content that's downloaded that causes the problem. For those who still want to use them, I'd suggest some of the paid music download services. "There ain't no such thing as a free lunch!"
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Posted 24 June 2007 - 08:19 AM

Really All file sharing programs are dangerous for a number of reasons.
-Viruse,Spyware,Malware etc...
If youre really looking for a good file sharing program I would recomend Shareaza if your familiar with Filesharing or Limewire if your a begginer.

Shareaza:
-Be sure that your connected to all the networks for best results
LimeWire:
-Get Limewire,not Frostwire. Frostwire is good and all but its basically the same thing as Limewire and if you had both you would just be cluttering your desktop.
Both:
-Before downloading any movies or games or any applications right click on the file and get a "bitzi" ticket.,if its a good file by people ratings, go ahead and download it but if its not then dont.
-Always look for More sources as obviously it will make your downloads go faster.
-Be sure to check how much each file is before you download it, obviously theres not gonna be a movie out there with a file size of 30kb......

Limewire: www.limewire.com

Shareaza: www.shareaza.com

Have fun downloading and if you have any questions feel free to ask.
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Posted 28 June 2007 - 06:58 PM

i use limewire for my basic downloads

you can find ANYTHING on limewire ... and believe me when i say anything

I have never had a problem with limewire either IMO its the best fshare prog out there


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Posted 30 June 2007 - 10:20 AM

From what I've seen of Limeware, it's a good, solid program. But, as xcr0okedx says, you can find ANYTHING - and this includes viruses and other assorted malware. Always, always scan the downloads with a good antivirus program before opening them.
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Posted 02 July 2007 - 02:40 PM

The programs arent safe at all to use. Even the anonymous p2p ones can get you into alot of trouble if "they" analyze your "traffic" or entry/exit nodes. What you need to do is download the " OFF system " from http://off-system.com/ This is the way to accomplish what your trying to do without fear or without breaking the law. RIAA and MPAA know they are screwed , theres NOTHING they can do. They lose We win !!!. Of course id still never give up PeerGuardian2. So spread the word and enjoy. -RAY-


What does OFF system do for you? when I tried to download it NOD32 pop up giving me a warning.

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 05:17 PM

Other than Limewire, if you have alot of music files and dont mind sharing them with others Soul Seek (www.slsknet.org) is a great program ... lots of DJs use it so you will be able to find almost anything you want on there

its almost entirely dedicated to music so there is very little chance that there are viruses but ... as always ... scan everything you download

Edited by xcr0okedx, 02 July 2007 - 05:20 PM.


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Posted 02 July 2007 - 05:52 PM

I use Bittorrent for the big things (like ISO files) and Frostwire (since it works better with Linux then Limewire, )for all the small things

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