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Limewire Help

By thegreatmolak
Jun 19, 2007
  1. Whenever I try to start limewire i get this error message. Can anyone tell me how to fix this????


    LimeWire version 4.12.11 Pro
    Java version 1.6.0_01 from Sun Microsystems Inc.
    Windows XP v. 5.1 on x86
    Free/total memory: 31484856/33357824

    java.lang.RuntimeException: java.io.IOException: could not create preferences directory: C:\Documents and Settings\The Boy\.limewire
    at com.limegroup.gnutella.util.CommonUtils.getUserSettingsDir(CommonUtils.java:881)
    at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.Initializer.initialize(Initializer.java:115)
    at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.GUILoader.load(GUILoader.java:49)
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
    at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
    at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
    at com.limegroup.gnutella.gui.Main.main(Main.java:44)
    Caused by: java.io.IOException: could not create preferences directory: C:\Documents and Settings\The Boy\.limewire
    at com.limegroup.gnutella.util.CommonUtils.setUserSettingsDir(CommonUtils.java:792)
    at com.limegroup.gnutella.util.CommonUtils.getUserSettingsDir(CommonUtils.java:879)
    ... 7 more

    STARTUP ERROR!




    FILES IN CURRENT DIRECTORY:
    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\.NetworkShare
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182290216328
    SIZE: 0

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\clink.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106953120
    SIZE: 307949

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\commons-httpclient.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106984917
    SIZE: 459988

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\commons-logging.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106985448
    SIZE: 59154

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\commons-net.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106986354
    SIZE: 355370

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\COPYING
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106930839
    SIZE: 18349

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\daap.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106987260
    SIZE: 388504

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\data.ser
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106931010
    SIZE: 358

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\donotremove.htm
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106930573
    SIZE: 0

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\GenericWindowsUtils.dll
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106928432
    SIZE: 12279

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hashes
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170107005417
    SIZE: 298

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid1348.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182206488859
    SIZE: 8538

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid1648.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182210565609
    SIZE: 8789

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid2124.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182290426875
    SIZE: 8694

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid2200.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182209642750
    SIZE: 8693

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid2244.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182290233015
    SIZE: 8691

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid2356.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182214776390
    SIZE: 8639

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid2460.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182289370125
    SIZE: 8693

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid2760.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182210577703
    SIZE: 8696

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid2940.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182219534718
    SIZE: 8697

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid3132.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182210353453
    SIZE: 8700

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid3500.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182214782687
    SIZE: 8694

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid3608.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182218997671
    SIZE: 8694

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid3664.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182209076078
    SIZE: 8615

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid3672.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182219379687
    SIZE: 8695

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid3684.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182217249125
    SIZE: 8695

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid4024.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182289459468
    SIZE: 8695

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid4132.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182207165265
    SIZE: 8461

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid4164.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182289913859
    SIZE: 8700

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid4204.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182217130421
    SIZE: 8697

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid4212.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182286570546
    SIZE: 8697

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid4432.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182219555843
    SIZE: 8697

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid4472.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182207605796
    SIZE: 8694

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid4592.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182210103406
    SIZE: 8696

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid4736.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182207263859
    SIZE: 8534

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid4752.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182206364468
    SIZE: 8538

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid4756.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182207656640
    SIZE: 8694

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid4932.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182290457281
    SIZE: 8694

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid5012.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182206297609
    SIZE: 8538

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid5200.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182214189140
    SIZE: 8694

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid5344.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182214807171
    SIZE: 8698

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid5368.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182290461296
    SIZE: 8696

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid5448.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182290221734
    SIZE: 8698

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid5504.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182290031562
    SIZE: 8725

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid5596.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182219387812
    SIZE: 8694

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid5720.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182210041390
    SIZE: 8697

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid5868.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182219383703
    SIZE: 8696

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid5908.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182210275593
    SIZE: 8698

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid5976.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182217560171
    SIZE: 8692

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid6000.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182219381656
    SIZE: 8777

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid6084.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182218609062
    SIZE: 8697

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\hs_err_pid956.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182217562781
    SIZE: 8697

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\i18n.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106987589
    SIZE: 25678

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\icu4j.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106988589
    SIZE: 741440

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\id3v2.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106989229
    SIZE: 94430

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\install.log
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182290216203
    SIZE: 2098

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\jcraft.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106989885
    SIZE: 136693

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\jl011.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106990682
    SIZE: 255016

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\jmdns.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106991260
    SIZE: 69306

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\language.prop
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182290216078
    SIZE: 4

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\LimeWire On Startup.lnk
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182290216203
    SIZE: 1548

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\LimeWire.exe
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106930385
    SIZE: 122880

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\LimeWire.ico
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106930495
    SIZE: 92854

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\LimeWire.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106950479
    SIZE: 7174727

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\LimeWire20.dll
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106929604
    SIZE: 40960

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\log4j.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106992432
    SIZE: 677952

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\log4j.properties
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106931089
    SIZE: 7171

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\looks.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106993495
    SIZE: 630634

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\MessagesBundle.properties
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106921635
    SIZE: 114566

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\MessagesBundles.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106951479
    SIZE: 2951044

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\mp3sp14.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106994010
    SIZE: 40064

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\pmf.ico
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106930667
    SIZE: 3262

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\ProgressTabs.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106952073
    SIZE: 5786

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\root
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182290216031
    SIZE: 0

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\SOURCE
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106930932
    SIZE: 268

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\spacer.gif
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106931635
    SIZE: 49

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\themes.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106994417
    SIZE: 741477

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\tritonus.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106995135
    SIZE: 152711

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\uninstall.exe
    LAST MODIFIED: 1182290216328
    SIZE: 186020

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\update.ver
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106927573
    SIZE: 3810

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\vorbis.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106995589
    SIZE: 27215

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\WindowsFirewall.dll
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106929714
    SIZE: 61440

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\WindowsV5PlusUtils.dll
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106929948
    SIZE: 12808

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\xerces.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106997823
    SIZE: 2147687

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\xml-apis.jar
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106998604
    SIZE: 207655

    C:\Program Files\LimeWire\xml.war
    LAST MODIFIED: 1170106928229
    SIZE: 8423
     
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    Use of peer to peer software is VERY risky and a conduit for viri. I suggest you delete this program.
     
  3. Yakob

    Yakob TS Rookie Posts: 55

    if your java is out of date try updating that, or re-install Limewire.
     
  4. tomrca

    tomrca TS Rookie Posts: 1,000

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