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hey guys,

im tried a couple days ago to get limewire, and alike software (frostwire & cabos) and vista seemed to be blocking it.

before you ask
i did run as admin, AND set everything to run in compatibility with XP SP2.

i think vista has a P2P blocking software in it?

can anyone help please.
i really want free music
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post #2 of 13
Maybe you might want to check these Vista Tweaks:
http://www.blackviper.com/WinVista/supertweaks.htm
http://www.howtogeek.com/tag/windows-vista/

It might be Windows defender or your Firewall thats blocking it try disabling it.
 
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i really want free music
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UNLEASH THE BAN HAMMER!

j/k
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Uninstall it. That's the fix.
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There's a reason MS integrated all that added security into Vista, that's one of them...
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just use utorrent
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post #8 of 13
I use Limewire Pro (yeah I bought a year's license) with Vista x64. No problems whatsoever. It seems as if you have Windows Firewall enabled, or your router's firewall, that is, if you have one, is blocking the ports needed for the program to communicate over the network. I'm definitely not one to condone illegal file sharing, but if you are to use the program for legitimate reasons, try the methods above. Should get you up and running very well.
    
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post #9 of 13
Have you got the latest version?

I've just today bumped to 4.18.3 Pro, any version before this would not connect.


Fake edit - oh, just realised this is a week old thread..
post #10 of 13
I have Pro to without issues with 64 bit.
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