limewire help needed

  shauny36 17:56 18 May 2007
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have just uninstalled BITTORRENT and installed LIMEWIRE PRO, when uninstalled BITTORRENT i still had stuff that was still downloading so i thought if i highlighted them and selected OPEN WITH , LIMEWIRE limewire would finish the download but it hasnt,
also lime wire doesnt show anything being downloaded unless i use limewire to search then download, but it seems to download very very quick where is bitorent took days this is done in about a minute and when i open the file it seems to be different from what i downloaded.
EG i downloaded a program and when i opended the rar file all it had in was bitdownload program to install bitdownload which was NOT what it should have been.

also my old bitorent unfinshed downloads come up as unknown and have even changed it to open with limewire but still the same.

also the upload/download arrows say [email protected] kbs

  p;3 18:01 18 May 2007

I suggest you need to read what the forum rules say about members offering help with this kind of stuff


click here


of interest, what protection etc do you have on your comp and when did you last run full deep scans ?

  shauny36 18:23 18 May 2007

am really sorry. is it possible to remove this thread.

also i take it i need to run a virus scan because of what i have installed.

  p;3 18:30 18 May 2007

we all sometimes learn the hard way::))what protection programs DO you have on there?


click here

click here

click here

click here

try downloading , fully updating and running each of these on full deep scans and see what they find that could be harmful for your computer

  p;3 18:31 18 May 2007

also please tell us what your antivirus program is::))

  shauny36 20:02 18 May 2007

havent got one just spyware

  big bloke66 20:38 18 May 2007

Well shauny36 you do need one,there are two very good free ones.
click here
click here



hth
bb66

  rdave13 20:38 18 May 2007

Limewire uninstall click here

Bittorrent, click here

Free antivirus, click here

Good antispyware, click here

  rdave13 20:39 18 May 2007

You were a nano second faster..;))

  big bloke66 20:43 18 May 2007

Now theres a first ;-)

  p;3 22:47 18 May 2007

click here is the exe for avg which I for one use; how have you got on with scanning your computer or has it now stopped working due to infections on it?

why did you think you did not need antivirus protection on the computer?

if you are struggling please post back; also if you are on dial up or broadband might help to know; also which windows version you are using please; if it is XP I suspect you have not updated that either? nor done any system restore points ; please post back; as if you are in deep trouble you can be directed to a specialist site to help get you clean and back up and running

let us know how you got on with the scans etc
P3

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