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Limewire

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Parent Category: File Sharing
Limewire is a peer to peer (p2p) file sharing program. All types of files including music, video and software can be shared between users.
LimeWire itself does not give you any viruses. As a peer-to-peer program, all that Limewire does is act as a gateway to connect you to someone else. So, if you got a virus through Limewire, it's because you downloaded one. Also, unless you removed the virus completely, it is still present even i…
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Whether Limewire is LegalTechnically the act of using Limewire/Kazaa/Morpheus or any other P2P file sharing system IS PERFECTLY LEGAL. However, the act of sharing copyrighted music is what the authorities will prosecute for, as you are allowing other users to download something which they should pay…
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When a piece of work by an artist (in this case, a song) becomes available to the general public it is considered part of the 'Public Domain'. It can become part of the public domain for three reasons: (1) the term of the copyright has expired, (2) the original author failed to gain a satisficatory …
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I've not found a reliable way of erasing the history, however you can disable the autocompletion of past searches by going to "Tools / View / Autocomplete" and disabling the switch.
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LimeWire is completely legal. However, the purpose many people use it for is not. Downloading copyrighted music, videos, or programs without the permission of the author is illegal. This is called "copyright infringement" or "piracy." Calling LimeWire illegal would be like calling cars illegal becau…
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They could still sue you; however, in past instances they normally look for the person uploading. College campuses are the most supervised internet uploads and downloads. Avoid selling burnt copies of music- as little as you may sell it can cost you a lot more than it is worth.
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Answer Try to donload it more than once and try to wach it. Answer Are you sure you've d/l the right format? Do you have up to date drivers and codecs?
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Downloading any copywrited song is illegal and is stealing. Will you get sued? Possibly.  Downloading a copyrighted song is not illegal. Sharing a copyrighted song is illegal. The people that get fined or sued are those that share hundreds of songs. It is the responsibility of those that have …
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Answer Downloading with Limewire or ANY other p2p software is not illegal. Its illegal to download Copyrighted material.
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Firstly make sure it is legal. If so, follow these instructions: - Find where you downloaded the program to - Run the installer file (usually called Install.exe or Setup.exe) - You're done! Another polite reminder - always make sure that you scan anything downloaded from the Internet …
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Answer LimeWire is a perfectly legal peer to peer file sharing application. If you read the site's documentation, LimeWire warns its users not to download copyright protected works. On the site LimeWire states quite clearly that the acceptable usage is to publish and distribute your own original …
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Sharing copyrighted material on the LimeWire is illegal.
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Answer You need to drag or copy your music files from the shared folder in limewire to a separate folder in my music or wherever you store your music and then go into ITunes and click on File then add folder/file to library. Hope this helps.
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The Supreme Court ruled that it is legal to record television shows to play at a more convenient time. This is different than obtaining a copy to avoid paying for the movie and causing economic harm to the movie company. Read about the 1984 decision of Universal Studios v. Sony Corporation of Americ…
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Yes Answer Stricly speaking limewire is not an illegal programme as it forces you to sign a disclaimer saying that you will not download copyrighted material. However most people are downloading copyrighted material but also uploading as limewire is a p2p programme (peer2peer). Therefore if …
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If you have a CD burner, yes
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It is possible. Be sure to scan any downloads with your anti-virus software. Yes you might I did and my computer restarted whenever I ran Limewire, I got the virus a few days after I downloaded Limewire and I uninstalled Limewire and reinstalled it but it kept restarting my computer so I couldn't u…
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No. Limewire does not give you a virus. Like many tools that connect to the internet, Limewire can be used to download a virus. This is no difference than downloading an infected file through your web browser or email client. Avoiding infected files on Limewire is very easy. Limewire includes the ab…
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In order to hear the music, you must download it.Downloading copyrighted music is illegal. So yes, you could get sued for "just listening to music."
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Answer No. Napster is legal.
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Hi :) The same way you would download them to your phone from your PC :) They will be stored on your Hard Drive :) Snowy :)
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actually. if you download a program called Clickster you can. It uses GOOGLE and internet databases to find MP3's therefore it is legal because they are the same MP3's you would find through a search engine and it does not involve P2P (also means the risk of viruses goes WAYYY down) However, the "…
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Here is some info that is most likely said in the other three answers below. Answer from the most popular Limewire question in this category  LimeWire: Legal or IllegalLimeWire and other file-sharing software are legal. Using it to upload or download copyright protected media -- music, videos…
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No. If that were a valid excuse, then people who are caught would just say "Oh, I was just going to buy it later" and no one could prove them wrong. Bottom line is that when you download music, and especially a high profile album like one that hasn't been released yet, you run a risj of getting caug…
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Answer Go To Limewire.com Answer You just go to limewire.com again and install go to download.com and search for limewire
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The other guy that gave that answer is a fud, don't listen ,theres an even easier way to do it! Open Limewire! then go into library then click on saved files and then drag on to your desktop then put it on your MP3 ! $as easy as that$  Answer if you have musicmatchGo to Itunes and click on f…
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You want to watch out with Limewire. If there is a major investigation and then things go back to normal, the chances are, someone's watching how much you download. when you are downloading an audio file, check to see what format it is (most likely mp3 or wma.) if your portable device is an mp3 pla…
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Answer First off in my opinion you have poor virus protection. It is a resource hog and not one of the best to start with. I will probably get slammed for that statement, but it is my opinion based on computers I have seen get a virus while running Norton. Limewire is a peer to peer sharing progr…
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Answer Downloading any copyrighted material from Limewire is legal no matter if you already own it or not.
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can anyone explain how to do this? Answer yes...when you delete a file, it doesnt erase it, it just marks the space on your disc as unused...the only way you cant retreive it is if it gets overwritten
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No one can ensure you this, but you can try www.tunese.com, I think this is one of the bests...
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Yes, you have to have a working version of itunes on your computer and the ipod software. Set your computer so that itunes on limewire automaticly go to limewire.
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You aren't supposed to be able to transfer from your iPod to iTunes. Apple thinks this will cause illegal music sharing.
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If you live in the United States the answer is definitely yes. Other countries may have other rules. http:/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Millennium_Copyright_Act
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CAUTION! Downloading music on Limewire, if free music, is completely illegal and against the law. If you are participating in this illegal act, stop immediately, as police could easily track you down and arrest you. Hundreds of adults and teenagers are being arrested because of downloading fr…
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Limewire to iTunes Here is advice: You need to drag or copy your music files from the shared folder in Limewire to a separate folder in my music or wherever you store your music and then go into ITunes and click on File then add folder/file to library.First, download the music from Limewire (save to…
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When you download music from Limewire is should automaticaly send it to either iTunes if you have a MAC or Windows Media Player if you have a PC. if this does not happen at all change your internet browser settings to send all downloads to your desktop.     well i use mediamonkey its…
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No its perfectly legal if you have to normally buy the program it will send you to the website to do so before downloading.
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Answer I know that when I used Limewire on my Dell computer and Windows ME that the program crashed my system several times. I'm not a big fan of Limewire. Windows ME isn't very stable to begin with, the problem might not be with what programs are running on it. If Limewire is causing problems …
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Limewire is a completely legal program, many people just misuse it, and yes they could. If they have the right program. And if you're doing anything illegal (stealing copyrighted material) they can go into the "Monitor" section and see your IP address, copy it down, and trace you.
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If you're downloading it from a licensed site, which charges the user a fee based on membership or on a per song basis, then it's perfectly legal. Downloading music for free and not paying any licensing fee is illegal and an infringement of US copyright laws as well as those of the majority of other…
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You should make sure it is mp4 format. I think most Limewire videos are not compatible with your iPod. You just need a video converter such like Video Download Studio. Click the related link below the answer to get this software.first, you need to convert it to ipod mp4.
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Of course, just as if you already owned a bike but then wanted another one and just took it. The music is copyrighted and meant to sold per unit. That means if you want two cd's you need to buy 2 cd's. That said, a lot of people do it and the government is only prosecuting the biggest offenders ri…
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go to windows media player-then click to go to ur library when ur there in the down left corner . you will see a "add to ur library" button click on that- then click by "searching the computer" then click search and it will download all music files on ur comp. there for makin a cd wen u download th…
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Answer to your question: The main thing is that you can download files that contain serious viruses. They can install on your computer when you open the file. Viruses are usually found in programs such as .zip and .exe type files. I suggest not downloading programs from limewire since many contain v…
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try reinstalling limewire or any of the other files it uses...also, most file sharing programs are p2p, which sometimes when someone tries to get information from you, the computer will shut down because it sees the person trying to access the file as a potential threat, so (dont blame me if your co…
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Answer yes its copyrighted unless that website payed naruto's owners to then download it. Some websites have naruto up for download without having problems with piracy. Whether it's because they payed the owners or not is unknown.
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Limewire Downloads are Illegal - 99.9% of the time Downloading music or anything else off limewire is both risky and illegal. Music that is shared is copyrighted and most of the time belongs to somebody. Downloading Limewire Pro only gives you faster downloads and better connection and also free up…
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All you have to do is hit clear inactive and they should go right to itunes
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I wouldn't download them in the first place. My friend did and she had to buy a whole new iPod because it screwed it all up!most mp3 players will show up on your computer like a flash drive when you plug them in. If you go into "my computer" in windows, you should see your mp3 show up as a removable…
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I strongly believe that Bearshare and Limewire are not in fact entirely illegal however if you download copyrighted material then it is
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Answer Limewire Basic is free, check the link to the right. The best and most secured way of getting limewire for free and its newest version from official limewire, instead of a torrent. Go to www.limewirepro.net and then click on the download limewire pro botton and then choose which one forma…
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Hi yes this COULD BE the same person. I have a painting of A CITY SCENE. IT IS ON THE ABSTRACT SIDE, VERY CATCHING. ON THE BACK IS A PAPER WITH INFO ABOUT HIM STUDING IN GERMANY & AUSTRIA. HAVING A STUDIO/ SHOWROOM IN TORONTO ON MUSGRAVE ST. I EVEN HAVE A PH# OF 691-7144, FOR THIS STUDIO I'M GUE…
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Lime Wire itself does not have Trojans or spy-ware in it but some of the files that you download from it can have any number of viruses Trojans, spy-ware, Male-ware and many other embedded programs in the files you download. The reason that this is is because the files that you get from Lime Wire …
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NO. LimeWire Pro means you are paying for the media that you download. So that means it is not illegal. This is because you are technically BUYING the media that you want at home instead of going to the store.If you have NOT paid for LimeWire, however, then it IS illegal. You are stealing the media.…
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Limewire.com you will have to pay for either basic or pro.
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yes, via itunesyes, you can download it from via iTunes**You can not download iPod Nano games via iTunes anymore because the iPod Click Wheel Games no longer exist :/if you have pictures in your computer just plug in your ipod and right click on any pic and click on send to... ipod and then check to…
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The downloading of music never became legal, for it was always illegal according to copyright laws. However, in 2001, the Recording Industry Association of America or RIAA filed suits on companies allowing the download of music for free.
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you have to get itunes
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At WikiAnswers, we do not support downloading copyrighted materials from the internet. This includes but it not limited to Music and Movies.^good god you moron, he's asking about the "consequences", not your "opinion" on the matter. "we do not support downloading shite". what a twerp.
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Answer-- Go to limewire.com download the free version, and follow the installation wizard. http://www.limewire.com/download/version.php Go to the link shown above, keep selecting 'basic' and select your operating system.
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1.How To Use LimeWireFirst you must download LimeWire, and if you go to the website, it is self-explanatory. Many people say downloading from LimeWire is illegal unless you pay some sort of fee. Yet, I disagree, yet it is still "just my opinion, and just speaking my mind". If you go to LimeWire.com …
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Answer You should not, the filtering is there for a reason and if you attempt to bypass it you will most likely be violating policy which could lead to negative action being taken against you.
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They both do the same job, which is downloading media in general , but i think ares is way better , you get more search results and download faster , and its very light on you're computer.
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yes you can... simply upload muzic from limeWire to Piczo
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In short no. For limeware to work you have to tell the firewall to let it access your computer. this allows the program to access your PC through a port. If you have given permission for limeware to access through the firewall then anything that comes in on the limeware stream good and bad will be p…
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No. Why would you do that? Just buy the iPod at Walmart, and then getITUNES.It's like the best!!!!If you don't believe me go too.....Google.com!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!thnx!O_o
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LimeWire can no longer be downloaded as it is no longer supported because the service was shut down as ordered by a court injunction.
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Open contol panel, click on add/remove programs. Find limewire from list and click uninstall.
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If you have a Mac computer, search on iTunes for the music you just downloaded from Limewire. You can load it to your MP3 player from there.
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Hello,I have recently tried a program called Shareaza. It was okay. There is another program that some of the people I talked to said were nice such as Bearshare and Xolox, but I have not had an opportunity to use those two yet.Shronda
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Answer who suffers from downloading music on sites? EVERYONE DOES EVERYONE BUT YOU.
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Answer Using Limewire, or any P2P program, is not illegal unless you use it to download copyrighted material such as music, movies, games, etc. For example: If you use Limewire to download a song such as Master of Puppets by Metallica, that is illegal. But if you use it to transfer or share a no…
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Limewire will not harm your computer in any way if you install it. Some users are reckless, and will download any file they see, without checking to see if it is legitimate. It is equivalent to a person clicking any ad they see: they will eventually run into a malicious site. There is a very simple…
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Answer : limewire to zen ok ,this was a big problem for me...but i have figured it out. ok ,to let you know when you download a song from limewire it is actually a m3u file not a mp3 file..... 1.to get around this you have to do a search on google for "itunes" and download it for free and put i…
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to get the below website: and get basic and follow the on screen instructions.
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no, it had no levers.
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Answer LimeWire is a legal file-sharing program. Using it to share or download copyrighted files such as music, is illegal and violates the LimeWire Terms of Service.
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Answer Technically: Yes, it is considered illegal to do "Unauthorized Distribution" Un-Technically: No, unless you make like, 100 copies and hand them out to your friends. Many people burn copies for their friends. So, to a certain degree, burn away! :)
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Limewire itself is legal, but downloading music off it for free is not.
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I really cannot answer that because my mom does it for me. Limewire is junk and most of their songs are illegally copyrighted. I suggest Rhapsody or iTunes. I have a few problems with iTunes but it's better than Limewire, trust me!
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yes! :(
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LimeWireTo contact LimeWire see the related links below.
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Depends what type of file it is, if it is a TORRENT file, it usually is. Sharing movies, TV shows, and game files IS ILLEGAL. But sharing documents and pictures is okay :)
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Very simply, download the program to your computer. Once you have, search the song you want to download in the search space. Double-click the song you want to download and voila, the song should start to download shown in the space below the searched items.
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Running he program shouldn't. If you download a virus or any other malware, then yes, it can hurt your computer.
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No! It is 100% Illegal! And because that web site is and has been in Court Trials the website has been shut down. They owe over a Few Billion. And So do a few of those users. If you do it you will be arrested.
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limewire downloads viruses
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Limewire is illegal and so are songs that are downloaded off the Internet so I suggest if you have dowloaded a song from the Internet, you should delete it but that's my opinion.
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about 3.56% of the population uses limewire
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Yotube channel called byebye copywright has alot of good free songs :)
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Yes, but be careful
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First dowload roxio free then click on were it says Audio CD then click on add Music. Once you click on it.It goes to your files. go to the bottom of Desktop then click on documents. one of them will say Lime Wire click on that one. Last but not least click on saved then all the songs u dowloaded on…
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it's quite simple, in three easy steps.. all you do is : 1: have itunes and limewire open together so you can see both of them at the same time. 2: select the songs you'd like on limewire ( to select more than one click one of the songs and press Shift and hold it while you use the arrow selecting…
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