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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great P2P Program **Note - Version 4 is NOT the same**"

    January 17, 2008  |   By wopatoolie


    Searches Gnutella 1 and 2, eDonkey and handles your bit torrents all in one program, and you can nearly search forever. After at least 3yrs of using this I have rarely run into a dead end such as you will with Limewire or other programs


    Kind of a memory hog, but unless you do live cams etc. while using it there shouldn't be much notice, and the search ability alone makes it worth it. **NOTE - Version 4 has been released. It is COMPLETELY different; keep this version in your harddrive if you decide to install it, you may not like it as well and re-install this version, as I did lol**

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  • Reply by DADSGETNDOWN on May 2, 2008

    Shareaza isn't Version 4, it's a rippoff/hacked, version

    go to shareaza dot sourceforge dot net

    not shareaza dot com, or whatever it is.

    as of today it's Version 2.31like Cnet says, pay attention to things like that.

    While you are there it says.

    Help Shareaza? fight back!

    Date: February 29th, 2008

    Shareaza? needs your help and we need it fast. The Shareaza? project, is being undermined by the same company that took our previous domain. In order to fight back, we need your assistance be it legal aid, donations, moral support, or anything else. Join us at the Shareaza Forum.

  • Reply by DarkWolf46 on January 20, 2008

    As stated Version 4 is completely different in looks and is confusing. IF you do install it then install it in another directory or else copy your incomplete folder to another directory. I say this because when you install Version 4 it Completely uninstalls the older version and what ever files you were downloading is lost for good. I will never use it again. I went back to Version 2.3 which is great.

  • Reply by Sarimuriel on January 18, 2008

    The Shareaza site has suffered a hostile takeover and have moved to sourceforge. Version 4 is not produced by the makers of Shareaza, it is produced by the makers of iMesh. Check their sourceforge website for more details.

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