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Windows 7: WHY? Lime Wire Wonít Download


04 May 2010   #1

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WHY? Lime Wire Wonít Download

My PC recently crashed and Iím trying download Lime Wire and its telling me ďAn older version appears to be running.Ē Iíve done a search and no Lime Wire in my PC.
Can anyone help me out?
Thanks in advance, Scotty13

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04 May 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Open your task manager and look under processes for lime wire... if its there, end the process... however, Ill tell you right off the bat that Limewire/gnutella networks are virus magnets and should be avoided like the plague...
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04 May 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 - OEM Service Pack 1
 
 

Would not touch Limewire ever in my experience all you will get is files loaded with Trojans and virus's.

Steve
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04 May 2010   #4

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Thanks for your help and the warning. Do you have any recommendations who maybe trustworthy?
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04 May 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

No P2P site is really trust worthy. There are a few torrent sites out there that only host legal torrents, but you won't find any music or movies on them.
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04 May 2010   #6
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

You can buy and download music and movies from Amazon.com. These are 'clean'.
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04 May 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
Open your task manager and look under processes for lime wire... if its there, end the process... however, Ill tell you right off the bat that Limewire/gnutella networks are virus magnets and should be avoided like the plague...
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by steve-pressman View Post
Would not touch Limewire ever in my experience all you will get is files loaded with Trojans and virus's.

Steve
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
No P2P site is really trust worthy. There are a few torrent sites out there that only host legal torrents, but you won't find any music or movies on them.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
You can buy and download music and movies from Amazon.com. These are 'clean'.
Excellent advice!
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04 May 2010   #8

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

If you don't find it currently running, the program folder may still be there if you previously uninstalled it. Check for that too.
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04 May 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit, Windows Developer Preview, Linux Mint 9 Gnome 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by steve-pressman View Post
Would not touch Limewire ever in my experience all you will get is files loaded with Trojans and virus's.

Steve
I so agree on this one, more and more PC's a day gets virused because of countless Limewire downloads.
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05 May 2010   #10

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Thanks to everyone. I delete Lime Wire completely off my system and will use it again.
Peace, Scott
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