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can someone help me disable P2P filtering on vista.
i've tried both limewire and frostwire.

limewire: opens run for about 5 seconds, windows message "this program has stopped working..."

frostwire: click on shortcut, and the splash screen runs for under a few seconds, then closes and nothing happens.

i THINK its vistas P2P content filtering. it worked fine on my old XP box.
and i have tried running it under xp sp2 mode and with admin rights,

any help would be great!!
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Vista doesn't block p2p traffic that I know of, at least not by default.
It sounds more like a stability problem, you might have a bug or conflicting driver.
Download a program called "Cabos" it connects to the Limewire networks but it's so much better. Maybe that program will work.
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can i trust it ?

edit: says its blocking java access to the internet, trying to fix that now... maybe that's whats wrong with frostwire..
Edited by smoke12291 - 5/24/08 at 10:21am
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still is not working.

i really want to try and disable p2p filtering, does anyone know how? vista home premium sp1, 32-bit
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Have you gone to Secuirty Center in your Control Panel?
Maybe Windows Firewall is blocking it.
Also you might have another security program installed?
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yeah i have,
i have it under the accepted programs to go through the firewall,
and i also have counterspy (which is awesome ) and i turn this off when i try to use frostwire. it seems vista just won't let it open.
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Originally Posted by smoke12291 View Post
yeah i have,
i have it under the accepted programs to go through the firewall,
and i also have counterspy (which is awesome ) and i turn this off when i try to use frostwire. it seems vista just won't let it open.
Have you downloaded vista-specific software? If not, try right-clicking the program, select properties. Then ckick the compatabilty tab and check the box that says "Run in XP sp2 compatibility mode".
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