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Problem with Windows XP

By lhanby ·
I have windows xp, home edition and I have a problem when I run KaZaA, a P2P program that is very nice, effective but screws up my computer. When I try to go into the part of the program that has the stats on what files you are sharing, the computer hangs up. Anyone, have an idea why. Please tell me if you do.. I have pulled out all my hair and am eyeing the cat.

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by gatesiam In reply to Problem with Windows XP

Could if be the firewall? Try disabling the Internet connection firewall. Go to start -control panel - network connections. Right click on your Internet connection and left click on properties. Click the Advanced tab and confirm that that there is not a check in the Internet Connection Firewall setting.

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by lhanby In reply to Problem with Windows XP

Good answer - helped a lot. Solved my problem.

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by amurry In reply to Problem with Windows XP

The standard Kazaa is full of Spyware and because of this systems get unstable. Better to try and run the spyware free version. It isn't a really solution for problem but it really works for me.
You can find Kazaa Lite here: http://www.kazaalite.tk
To remove any spyware on your system use ad-aware(free prg) http://www.lavasoftusa.com/

Hope I will work Agnes

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by lhanby In reply to Problem with Windows XP

I found that by using lite it added to my problem in other areas, ie, could not get songs to download at all, and could not find any to download.

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by xmutant5 In reply to Problem with Windows XP

if answer 2 is right go wit grokster not kazaa cause i use it and i have xp pro and it works fine and there r alot less virus scares
and it's still on the same network

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by lhanby In reply to Problem with Windows XP

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by dclanton In reply to Problem with Windows XP

Kazaa is full of virues and spyware...run the prog from lavasoftusa.com. I use winmx for dl music. However, every think you dl is a risk, please remember to scan everything u dl and never turn on file sharing in any program.

Hope this helps!

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by lhanby In reply to Problem with Windows XP

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by iambryan In reply to Problem with Windows XP

The main problem associated with Kazaa, is that in addition to it being loaded with spyware (cydoor), the spyware also users your cpu's "spare" processor cycles (I was at 99% on a P4 1.6GHz) and "spare" bandwidth to serve adverts to other unfortunate kazaa users. To that extent, I have not had any problems with kazaalite in not being able to find files.
uninstall kazaa, run adaware then try kazaalite, that should take care of your problems

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by lhanby In reply to Problem with Windows XP

A great answer; however I was not able to get kazaalite to work on my computer. Don't know what that is either. I appreciate all answers and they all "do" help give me perspective on the "whole" of the matter. Thanks everybody !

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