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Windows 7: Limewire


01 Jan 2009   #1

windows 7
 
 
Limewire

When I downloaded windows 7, limewire stopped working, I disabled the firewall and ran in compatiblty mode, any suggestions?


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01 Jan 2009   #2
Joe

Windows 7 RC
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zink View Post
When I downloaded windows 7, limewire stopped working, I disabled the firewall and ran in compatiblty mode, any suggestions?
Welcome to the Windows 7 Forums zink

Perhaps an old Vista trick will work for you. As a compatibility option, try running it as administrator. Programs on Vista needed the extra nudge to work, could be the same with Windows 7.

Let us know if that worked for you.
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01 Jan 2009   #3

windows 7
 
 

nope, not working.
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01 Jan 2009   #4
Joe

Windows 7 RC
 
 

Did you do an upgrade install of Windows 7 or a clean install?

If you did an upgrade install, this could be causing the program error. If that's the case, I would back up all important data, then do a clean install (formatting the destination drive) with Windows 7, then re-install your applications.

Since Windows 7 is still a beta, there is likely to be unexplained operation of programs.
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02 Jan 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

I have LimeWire 4.18.8, install java and flash and it will work.
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02 Jan 2009   #6
Joe

Windows 7 RC
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by grimreaper View Post
I have LimeWire 4.18.8, install java and flash and it will work.
Thanks Grim!

Not having limewire myself, I didn't know about needing plug ins for it to work. Learning something new everyday
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02 Jan 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

anytime Joe
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06 Jan 2009   #8

windows 7
 
 

It WORKED but! My old downloads from Vista that were still downloading lost still can't connect it ok. Thanks alot. I know this is off but my DVD burner doesn't burn I think I need to get the drivers?
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16 May 2009   #9

windows 7
 
 

Hi, I have the same problem. Downloaded the latest version of LimeWire. Blue screen, my laptop restarted itself. Then I read ur posts and installed the other version... 4.18.8 Same problem, blue screen, reboot.
Dont get it, im not really a computer-know-all, so if someone can explain me what to do in understandable language i would REALLY apreciate it!
My husband doesnt bother looking at it =(
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16 May 2009   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

Try utorrent if all else fails. It does the same job but only better imo.

Sorry I can't offer any other solutions as I don't like using the java app that comes with it.
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