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Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by nsbgberl, Sep 20, 2004.

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  1. nsbgberl

    nsbgberl Thread Starter

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    Ok, i purchased a Dell computer 2 months ago. I bought it primarily to download music LEGALLY and burn CD's. Can someone please explain to me why i CAN'T connect my program tool (ie, limewire, Wnmx, etc.). THe OS is Windows XP. I am able to access the internet but for some reason, it just doesn't connect. I have also tried to configure my computer for file sharing according to the microsoft instructions. PLEASE help a lady who is trying to make music for her senior classes. thanks...
     
  2. Triple6

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    You probably have a firewall/router blocking the required ports - do you have either? Windows XP also has a built-in firewall.

    But can you explain how you are legally downloading music thru WinMX?
     
  3. nsbgberl

    nsbgberl Thread Starter

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    Hi triple 6, thanks for responding. I have tried to disable both firewalls, but still unable to connect. Can you offer any other suggestions?
    Ya know, I have only heard of WnMX, so i guess that is not legal. (thanks ).
     
  4. smeegle

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    There are a number of ways to pay for and download legal music. WinMX is not one of them.
     
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    As a rule of thumb; if the music is 'free', its not legal.
     
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