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Postby Shareofcourse » Sun Nov 07, 2004 9:49 am

hi all
1. is there a way to set up multiple log ins for winmx and if so how do you do it? reason for asking would like a log in to share non-adult files and a log in to share the adult ones.
2. I have a cable connection but due to lan and @#^#^# XP service pak 2 with the firewall cannot seem to set up a primary connection. Some help would be greatly appreciated.
3. an easy way to block the hogs (ppl who want your whole 20+gigs and wont share a damm thing.)
Thanks in advance.
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Postby Nessmaster » Sun Nov 07, 2004 9:59 am

I can only give an answer to # 3, but I'm sure DaBalde is better at this then me. Anyway to answer Question # 3, is pretty simple. Get MX Monitor, I think you can get one at http://www.vladd44.com , you will also find some other info on WinMX and it's use.
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new user - some questions

Postby Shareofcourse » Sun Nov 07, 2004 10:47 am

Thanks, have just gotten it and will get it up and running, appreciate the help.
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Postby Solomon » Sun Nov 07, 2004 12:38 pm

1] No there isnt, at least not yet. Future versions, currently in beta, allow you more contol over your shared files, so you can quickly share/unshare them.

2] You need to have the ports open to make a Primary. Allow MX acces through firewalls and routers, and uninstalling SP2 will really help. If you cant do these things, then you wont make Primary.

3] Try Mx Moni, LeecHammer or MX Linx. My vote goes to Moni.

Try posing at http://www.smittystavern.com/winmx also. ;)
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Re: new user - some questions

Postby iNaNimAtE » Sun Nov 07, 2004 4:24 pm

Shareofcourse wrote:1. is there a way to set up multiple log ins for winmx and if so how do you do it? reason for asking would like a log in to share non-adult files and a log in to share the adult ones.

Yes there is: Two WinMX installs. Each one can have its own configuration files. If you are using Windows 2000/XP, and are using an NTFS parition, you can set special permissions to the "adult" WinMX binary so only your specific user account on that computer can use it.

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Postby Shareofcourse » Mon Nov 08, 2004 5:16 pm

thank you all for your help, one further question, a suggestion was made to use NTFS on my HD I have a 160gig and a 40gig they are both WD Caviar series, I am currently running xp home with all updates incl. the infamous "SP2" which has crashed my gnutella completely. How do I go from Fat32 to NTFS with both drives in use and would a second installation of WinMX on the other drive give me two different log-ins? It is currently running on the 40gig and storage for WinXP d/l is there.
Thanks again for all the help for a newbie.
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Postby Solomon » Mon Nov 08, 2004 7:26 pm

Thinking about it, you could just use Fast User Switching. Create a new login, and install WinMX to a different folder, winmx2 for example. Make sure your shortcuts point to the correct executable, and set up the shared files correctly.

You could even run both copies of WinMX simultaneously.
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