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For those of you that download...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Hategear, May 18, 2002.

  1. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    I'd like to inform you that the all-new WinMX 3.1 is now available! You can download the new version at www.winmx.com.
  2. ye gods.. another filesharing program.. more usesless internet traffic ! :eek:
  3. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    I hate that software! Actually, I hate all of them... but I admit they sometimes come in handy. :D
  4. well.. i use some private FTP's for my warez and mp3 needs.. works a lot better imo :)
  5. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    Well, good for you then! Not everyone has access to those, you know! Or are you willing to share some IP's with us? Thought so. :rolleyes:
  6. I still say the best place for that stuff is Usenet. Just like being in a candy store :D

    I do pay $12 a month for a premium news provider (I use Giganews) but it's well worth it.
  7. yeah. alt.binaries.* is nice :)
  8. well doh.. ofcourse not.. and why ?

    1) it's not my ftp server, so it's not up to me decide who does and doesn't get access ;)
    2) I know some members here have a negative opinion on warez and mp3's.To prevent them from betraying me, by reporting the FTP to the BSA or the RIAA, i will not publish detailed info.. sounds logical eh ? ;)
    3) i'm an ***hole.. ( and darn proud of it :p )
    4) bandwidth ? helloo ??
  9. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    I absolutely love WinMX, mainly because it is so similar to the Napster that I was used to. A friend of mine swears by Morpheus, but there have been a lot of songs that I couldn't find on Morpheus, that I was able to find on WinMX.

    FWIW, I download songs all the time and will continue to do so, until record companies and artists put more than one or two decent tunes on their releases! ;) Also, file-sharing progs are a godsend to those of us with cover bands (or those of us that used to be in a cover band)!
  10. cassanova


    Sep 4, 2000
    I downloaded and installed the 3.1, but uninstalled it and went back to the previous version. I dont like the new format of it.
  11. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    i started some days ago downloading from ftp's...
    i have to agree with you this time

  12. Wxp4759cb


    Nov 23, 2000
    Columbia, MO
    You might tell your friend Morpheus (and Kazaa) completly screws over your computer!
  13. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    If you can elaborate, I'll pass it along to him.
  14. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Well, for one thing it has trojan spyware built in.
  15. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    It has a nasty habit of using 100% of my CPU sometimes, for up to a minute. Very bad.

    Someone, PM me and tell me more of these FTPs...Wherever I go, it seems like warz are just big link-a-thons, with no actualy D/ling happening...
  16. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    I didn't like it at first either, but the new version has multi-point downloading! I might have missed that the first time around, but I think it's a pretty nifty feature.
  17. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Kazaa/Morpheus has spyware in it. If you don't want some multimillionaire company to know that some guy in the states is downloading porn, don't use it.
  18. I use AudioGalaxy alot, it has spyware to but I don't care, let 'em look!
  19. odie

    odie Supporting Member

    I just downloaded WinMx and do a search and wait and wait and wait and wait and wait..........is this normal????
  20. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    Make sure that you are connected. If you aren't, WinMX doesn't tell you that you're not hooked up, it will just let you wait and wait and wait...

    Also, if you're searching for something NOBODY would have, it's likely that, well, nobody has it. Also make sure you're looking for the right file type, i.e., Audio, Video, Pic.

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