Kaaza Lite

By lex
May 21, 2004
  1. Hi - does anyone know anything about KaazaLite? I know Kaaza is risky, and is subject to many problems; I've heard, however, that Kaaza Lite is "safe."

    Is this true?

    Thanks for any advice -

  2. Godataloss

    Godataloss TS Rookie Posts: 482

    If by safe you mean devoid of spyware, then I would say probably. Careful what you dl with it however. DC++ is better.
  3. Goalie

    Goalie TS Booster Posts: 616

    From what I've heard.. Kazaa lite is free of spyware. However, last I heard it wasn't officially downloadable, so you'd get it from a third source.. which THAT is always subject to inserting their own viruses and all.

    Really, the best thing to do is avoid file sharing all together.. Techspot doesn't officially support illegal file transfers yada yada, but why risk the trouble these days? Know your source!

    btw- Welcome to Techspot!
  4. lex

    lex TS Rookie Topic Starter


    I'm not interested in downloading anything, only listening to songs I like - is that ok? (I think they call it "streamlining" or something.) Does that involve file sharing or illegal stuff?

    Sorry so ignorant!

    And, thanks again!

    Love - Lex
  5. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,202   +422

    Actually - if your getting it from Kazaa - yes it involves "illegal" stuff. What you might want to do is use some other program like Windows Media Player or Winamp or iTunes to listen to the radio - that's called streaming audio. You can also do this with RealPlayer, but I highly recommend you do NOT install this on your machine.
  6. Goalie

    Goalie TS Booster Posts: 616

    To clarify.. it is illegal unless you actually own a legitimate copy of the music on CD (that you bought or was given to you.)

    If you actually own an original copy, you are allowed by law to shift the music to whatever media/format you like. But you are still not allowed to share that music over kazaa.

    In terms of internet radio, I recommend Pretty good selection in most genres, but you have to listen through stations before you find one you like. And some can be lame.
  7. rednecktech

    rednecktech TS Rookie

    One other option for tunes over the net is if you are an aol member. AOL offers AOL Radio on it's toolbar. There is a wide variety of stations and genres including top of the charts stations for each genre...but I think it is only available to aol members.
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