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Just run the Limewire uninstaller. It won't delete the music. I can't think of any reason that deleting Limewire would delete your music. But if you want to make sure, just copy all of your music onto a different hard drive or a different computer, and then disconnect that hard drive/computer. Or if you only have one computer with one hard drive, you could encrypt your music library. you should go to the file on the limewire application and then open my documents in a new window then just drag and drop the files

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Q: If you have LimeWire how do you backup the files so you can get rid of LimeWire but keep the music?
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