Venezuela747
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WinMx Shutdown Forever

Mon Sep 26, 2005 1:39 pm

I haven't been able to get connected for the last few days so I decided to do some research on what was goin on we'll it turns out WinMx was forced to shut down for ever...here is the link to the article http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2142701/peer-peer-services-crumble


So what should I "NOT"  Wink use when downloading my music and newly released movies....kazaa(this one always seems to mess up my comp plus it works diff than WinMx) anyone know something similar to WinMx to use???
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Mon Sep 26, 2005 1:55 pm

Try Ares or BitTorrent
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Mon Sep 26, 2005 2:07 pm

So that is why I have been unable to get on there... Damn RIAA banghead 
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Mon Sep 26, 2005 3:03 pm

Limewire... Bittorrent.. ARes sucks now..

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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Mon Sep 26, 2005 6:31 pm

RE: WinMX (by JoeKuboj Sep 23 2005 in Non Aviation)

Although the WinMX network is currently down, this may only be temporary as developers seem to have relocated from Canada to Port Villa, Vanuatu.

http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/09/21/1948213

Quote:
U.S. can easily pressurize a country of the size of Republic of Vanuatu to extend their laws to prohibit sharing copyright work!

> I know we have a lot of hot air coming from America, but I'm suspicious of being able to pressurize an entire country..

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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Mon Sep 26, 2005 9:46 pm

WinMX is a cesspool of computer virii (at least in my experience.) I've been using iMesh lately and it works perfectly.
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Mon Sep 26, 2005 10:07 pm

I gave up using it as it was flooded with spam for porn paysites. Small jpeg or gif files with the address of a titty page, spammed using thousands of keywords for popular searches.
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Tue Sep 27, 2005 1:38 am

That happens on any P2p Network. BearShare, my personal favorite, using the large Gnutella network is similar. Ignore WMV files and suspicious small (multiple of the sametime) JPG/GIF files

BearShare installs the Save! program but you can uninstall it and BearShare will work
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Sabena332
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Tue Sep 27, 2005 1:42 am

Currently I am downloading Limewire.

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Venezuela747
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Tue Sep 27, 2005 2:19 am

I am going to try eMule.....hopefully it doesn't mess up my computer
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Tue Sep 27, 2005 2:23 am

Quoting Venezuela747 (Reply 9):
I am going to try eMule.....hopefully it doesn't mess up my computer

I will try that as well, my computer always crashes when I am trying to install Limewire.

Patrick
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Venezuela747
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Tue Sep 27, 2005 2:45 am

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 10):

Quoting Venezuela747 (Reply 9):
I am going to try eMule.....hopefully it doesn't mess up my computer

I will try that as well, my computer always crashes when I am trying to install Limewire.

Patrick

Yeah don't try eMule I couldn't find some easy song and the once I found I never started d/l.....I am moving on to LimeWire now hopefully it works
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Tue Sep 27, 2005 3:39 am

I just called a friend, he recommended Soulseek:

http://www.slsknet.org/download.html

I just installed it and it is looking quite nice.

Patrick

Edit: I just downloaded a song, simply the perfect WinMX replacement!

[Edited 2005-09-26 20:47:10]
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Tue Sep 27, 2005 3:52 am

Just download Limewire. www.limewire.com
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Tue Sep 27, 2005 3:58 am

I use Limewire, and I am nothing but pleased. Some quality porn on there as well, for those who are interested.  Wink

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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Wed Sep 28, 2005 6:09 am

So, are eDonkey and eMule the same thing? I have eDonkey right now but nothing seems to start loading. Everything ends up in queue and I usualy end up being #3456 in line. Frustrating. I will give Soulseek a try.

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Sabena332
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Wed Sep 28, 2005 6:23 am

Quoting Seb146 (Reply 15):
will give Soulseek a try.

Good decision! I use it since yesterday and I am very satisfied with it!

Patrick
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RE: WinMx Shutdown Forever

Wed Sep 28, 2005 6:24 am

Shareaza is fairly efficient, but viruses abound. You can often find some pretty obscure music on the site.

Your best bet would be BitComet.
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