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To put it simply if you have a brain, and your on OCN so of course you do =], you will be fine.
    
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What is FTW?
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What is FTW?
For the win. and as stated before torrents and newsgroups are your best bet for safer down loading.
    
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I only use torrents for bigger files, at least over 70mbs, but for songs, seeing as how they're only up to 10mbs at the most, limewire is faster...
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For the win. and as stated before torrents and newsgroups are your best bet for safer down loading.
Sorry off topic but how do you use newsgroups?

Limewire is safe as long as you don't download the wrong files.
Not bad at all...
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post #16 of 39
Yeah as with any P2P software there's always a chance of getting viruses and whatnot.

I wouldn't recommend anyone of even having Lime on their rigs, because of the viruses and that the program itself is a massive resource hog.
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post #17 of 39
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Sorry off topic but how do you use newsgroups?

Limewire is safe as long as you don't download the wrong files.
Its simliar to torrenting just using a program called Mirc and sites like packetnews.com.
    
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post #18 of 39
Limewire for songs and stuff
Bittorrent for bigger files

The ultimate way to stay virus free is by using your head which most people don't normally do, so it's there fault and they shouldn't Bi7ch to you because of there utter stupidity.

I once saw a children of bodom concert on limewire it was an .EXE i didn't click on it but i bet a poor noob would have

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post #19 of 39
Yeah I have to use frostwire, as my isp blocks limewire. Exact same interface, with turbo charged connection for free. The program is completely free. And as others said, dont download files by name, check on the file type and size as these are big indicators.
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I Rarely use limewire or torrents. its all rapidshare for me

But when I do just dont download .zip or .rar files cause you cant see the file type of whats inside

audio / video only
    
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