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Discussion in 'Windows - P2P software' started by animeist, Jun 5, 2006.

  1. animeist

    animeist Member

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    hi i am new to the computer downloading thing, but i would like 2 know if their are any p2ps out there that are free and better than ares, bearshare, emule. i have used all of these to no avail. i have found that ares if i download 2 things at once it will slow down the hole computer. bearshear, i have found gives me alot of computer trouble, emule just sucks. i also tried shereeza, or something like that. lol but that was just annoying, please reply!!
    cheers
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  3. stepOne

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    Frostwire or Limewire pro for P2P

    and if you want to start using bitorrent downloading
    try,
    Utorrent
    Bitcomet
    Azureus
    those are some good clients

    Websites:
    Isohunt
    Torrentportal
    Torrentspy
    Btjunkie
    Torrentreactor
    piratebay
    mininova
    bitsoup
    demonoid

    Thats just to name a few there are tons more:

    Hope this helps
  4. rav009

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    Frostwires decent, give that a go if you want, I suggest you try your hand at torrenting, once you get hooked you'll never go back :)

    Heres some good clients:
    Well, all the clients do the same thing, its all down to personal preference at the end of the day, there are some simelarities and differences
    but its personla preference that win's it, I prefere uTorrent myself.


    BitCommet:

    http://www.bitcomet.com/doc/download.htm

    Azereus:

    http://azureus.sourceforge.net/

    uTorrent:

    http://www.utorrent.com/download.php

    ABC [Yet Another Bittorrent Client]

    http://pingpong-abc.sourceforge.net/

    BitTornado

    http://bittornado.com/

    Pick your client, then you can use any of theese torrent search engines to get your files:

    http://www.isohunt.com

    http://torrents.to/

    http://www.bitoogle.com/

    http://www.btbot.com/

    http://www.torrentz.com/

    http://72.232.9.147/list_news.html

    http://www.torrentreactor.to/

    http://filelist.org/

    http://www.torrentspy.com/

    http://www.torrentportal.com/

    http://www.mininova.org/

    http://www.bitenova.org/

    http://www.torrentbox.com/

    http://www.bittorrent.com/

    http://torrentscan.com/

    You'll find the best stuff at private trackers, theese sites are invite only, you need to recive an invite from someone on the inside to gain mebership,WARNING You are not allowed to ask for invites at AfterDawn.Com.

    Stick with public trackers, the list of them goes on really, once you've installed your client, just search for what you want in any of thoose sites and download the .torrent file, TomMelee's BitBible explains everything else you need to know, you can download his great guide here:

    http://forums.afterdawn.com/thread_view.cfm/1/341946#2049889

    That should cover everything, theres plenty of other torrent guides here incase you hit any snags:

    http://forums.afterdawn.com/forum_view.cfm/18

    If theres anything else you need to know just ask, remember if you don't know the answer its ot a dumb qeustion!! :)


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  5. animeist

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    yeah thanks for the torrent sites my mate uses azureus, but i find that it is a little slow to find the seeds, so i will try some others.
    thanx again
  6. rav009

    rav009 Regular member

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    No problem, if you need any help just ask, where here to help!
  7. mJoshua83

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    Check out www.afternapster.com I found this site years ago. But never had the time to check out the p2p programs.
  8. consul

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    you could give Shareaza a try its a P2P site that also handles torrent files. (Best of both worlds!). Also garanteed no popups , adware or spyware with Shareaza
    http://www.shareaza.com/?Version=2.2.1.0
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  9. tycobb

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    eh...lol...Your not actually serious right.Follow some quick advise.Get a torrent client for your torrents and leave shareaza out.For music shareaza can do fine but not torrents.

    hell shareaza isn't even the best regular p2p app try limewire,morpheus etc.
    It's true shareaza doen't have spyware like morpheus and the other but it also has no peers and poor results.
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  10. beefone

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    Hi there. Definitely try Limewire for p2p i love it, its not as good as torrents though. laters
  11. animeist

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    ive started using frostwire and i swear by it, i havnt had any problems with frostwire, it works well.
  12. The_Fiend

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    Get yourself protected and download Peerguardian 2.
    Right now you could be connecting to big companies and not even know it,
    untill you get a notice in the mail about you downloading illegal content...
  13. Skitzy

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    anybody know of any p2p apps I won't get sued for using? lol... We just had a rash of people in my area have charges brought against them for simply downloading music. Most of what I listen to is not protected anyhow (drum and bass, breaks, etc.) but alot of my wife's music is.. We have been downloading off and on quite a bit using just various torrents and p2p programs without any worries. After these lawsuits.. I just don't view it the same anymore. I am willing to pay a lil.. but not alot. I tried searching for such a program but everything I find has stipulations. (in other words it doesn't stop w/ just the monthly fee) they also want some more change for burning rights. If I wanted music to listen to while I sat @ the computer I would just que winamp...(and tell them what they can do w/ there 9.95 a month rate just for listening) and if I didn't feel that was control enough I would use LastFM (they let you skip tracks as if it were really in the cd player)*makes rhapsody a total rip-off by the way* *gotta love th@... but what about a site that lets you download and burn all for a flat rate? Does that exist? I'm the kinda person that never knows what I want to listen to until I've heared it..
    so its not practical for me to pay 99cents a song if I don't even know if I'm going to like the content, and as for some of the sites that let you hear a sample... wtf good is 30 seconds if your a drum and bass head like myself and half the stuff you get is mixed by the hour? That 30 seconds might be great but what if the rest of the album sounds like a trainwreck? Now I do know ways to just go and get music right now... no problem, no questions asked... but what would you suggest to the slighty (I don't want to get sued) worried person?

    Kinda makes you want to start up a huge VPN huh?

    Anyways.. as usual.. any feedback is appreciated...

    Fiend, I just looked up Peerguardian 2, sounds good... does it work?
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  14. The_Fiend

    The_Fiend Guest

    If it wouldn't work, it wouldn't be used by millions of filesharers, including probably everyone on AD, now would it ? ;)
  15. Skitzy

    Skitzy Regular member

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    Now thats what I like to hear. Thanks once again Fiend...

    ps: just noticed the thread about RIAA trying to go after ISP's

    Does it ever end?
  16. Skitzy

    Skitzy Regular member

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    in comment to peer gaurdian:
    Fiend,
    In this link you will notice gogochar's sig.... http://forums.afterdawn.com/thread_view.cfm/350845 letting you know your ISP and what not... I have peer gaurdian up and running... shouldn't peer gaurdian prevent this? And if not... do you not think that if something as simple as a sig in afterdawn can retrieve this information that the RIAA can't? Excuse my being naive, but seems a little phishy
  17. rav009

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    Don't worry about thoose sig's, there from a site called danesoft, he cannot see your IP, only you can.

    All PG2 does is filter out bad IP's from connecting to you, anti p2p company's and the sort, so you have less worry whilst sharing :)

    Forget about the danesoft sig's...
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    @ animeist

    Azureus isn't making the downloads themselves slow. It’s the torrents your using (need more seeders probably) or your settings on Azureus are not setup correctly. You might have it set to have a limit of "x" amount of Kb/s to download and Kb/s to upload etc. Azureus is by far the best torrenting program. You might also want to do port forwarding if you have firewall setup. I believe all the best torrent sites and p2p programs have been listed. Defiantly go with isohunt, torrentspy, etc. If anime, check out boxtorrents.com [plenty of great fan translations and various goodies].

    |alafoss|
  19. Skitzy

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    thanks rav.... wasn't sure about th@ still makes you wonder though, as far peer gaurdian goes.... theres some crazy sh** in that list

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