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LimeWire Software for P2P File Sharing

LimeWire is a popular P2P file sharing client based on the Gnutella protocol. LimeWire file sharing software supports searching for, downloading or uploading files across the Internet.
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Introduction to LimeWire
Lime Wire is a free music download client that connects to the Gnutella P2P network. Lime Wire runs on any computer with Java support, making it popular with non-Windows computer users.

LimeWire P2P Client Overview
The free LimeWire client does not contain any bundled spyware programs. LimeWire Pro, the subscription version, eliminates advertising contained in the free client.

How to Disable File Sharing in LimeWire
The LimeWire P2P client allows file sharing (uploading) to be disabled as a means to prevent accidental sharing of copyrighted material. Follow these steps to disable file sharing in LimeWire.

Why Do Some LimeWire Downloads Need More Sources?
A file download in LimeWire sometimes fails with a Need More Sources error, that can occur for several different technical reasons.

Gnutella P2P Network
Gnutella is a decentralized P2P file sharing network. More than 10 different network clients exist that utilize the Gnutella protocol including BearShare, LimeWire and Shareaza.

Sensitive U.S. Government Data Found on LimeWire
Though hardly the first time private information has leaked onto peer to peer (P2P) networks, these recent discoveries may trigger the U.S. government to more strictly limit use of P2P programs on its computers and networks. (August 2009)

Frequently Asked Questions About LimeWire
Pick up some tips related to searching, downloading, uploading and firewall support contained in the LimeWire client.

FrostWire P2P - Free Downloads
FrostWire is a free P2P file sharing client that connects to Gnutella and BitTorrent. Free FrostWire downloads for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android are available online.

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