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Old 01-09-2007, 04:18 PM   #1
lukeyrowe
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i have a problem regarding limewire, can anyone help??????


can any body help me????

im trying to get limewire to work and an error keeps on appearing.

the error reads;

limewire is currently connecting to the network. your search may not return many results until you are fully connected to the network.

can anybody give me any advice on what to do.

please reply,

lukeyrowe
 
Old 01-09-2007, 04:36 PM   #2
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On the lower left corner, there are five bars. When it is all green you have full strengh to the network and you can start searching. If one or two are green, the strengh is weak, and thus you get the error message. It's asking you to wait. Sometimes it takes awhile.

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Old 01-09-2007, 07:43 PM   #3
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What distro are you using? If you are using the Guarddog firewall you may need to tweak it a bit, or actually disable it for the first time you connect, and then enable it again.
 
Old 01-10-2007, 11:09 AM   #4
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On the lower left corner, there are five bars. When it is all green you have full strengh to the network and you can start searching. If one or two are green, the strengh is weak, and thus you get the error message. It's asking you to wait. Sometimes it takes awhile.

hi, thanks for your help,

i can see the five bars in the bottom left hand corner but they are all red, im not sure what this means?? i have left it for up to an hour to see if anthing changes but hey don't. anything else i can try??

cheers,

lukeyrowe
 
Old 01-10-2007, 11:33 AM   #5
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you are probably behind a firewall.
 
Old 01-10-2007, 01:23 PM   #6
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hi, thanks for your help,

i can see the five bars in the bottom left hand corner but they are all red, im not sure what this means?? i have left it for up to an hour to see if anthing changes but hey don't. anything else i can try??

cheers,

lukeyrowe
Here are some suggestions you could try:

1) Disable your firewall for a moment. And run limewire again. Wait a few minutes for the green indicators to
be all green. If this worked, then your firewall needs to be configure to allow limewire to pass through.

2) If not, in limewire go to Tools>Options>Advanced>Firewall config

Check if UPnP is enable.

3) Lastly try an upgrade of limewire

Hope one of these work.
 
  


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