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Everyone I know has had there comp crash and clame it was a virus from Limewire. It seems that Limewire is loaded with viruses. Is this true? I have AVG free virus protection, should this work or is there a chance of some getting past that?
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Well that depends what you download off limewire.

I have used limewire for several years and have never had my computer crash nor have i got a virus from it.

Just use it appropriately.
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Limewire is nothing but trouble.
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Limewire is nothing but trouble.
QFT

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It has adware and spyware attached to it, but I don't know about viruses. Limewire pro is supposedly adware and spyware free.
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I paid for my pro about 6 months ago and I had no virus issues.
    
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I would use it for music only. AVG and Windows firewalls wont block adware and spyware?
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post #9 of 39
aslong as you only download known file types. Like some idiots will see a song which is 34kb .exe file and download it and run and wonder why their pc crashed.

Common pc sense i say
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aslong as you only download known file types. Like some idiots will see a song which is 34kb .exe file and download it and run and wonder why their pc crashed.

Common pc sense i say
Yeah, also watch out for those 700-800 kb ones.
    
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