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By shutting down the NNTP scanning in Avast you will be able to again access the Grabit Search Functions as well as the Grabit Browse functions. These instructions apply to Avast Home and Professional on Window XP Profession, Windows XP Home, Windows X...
It is possible to change the maximum amount of server connections from the 'Server properties' window: - Locate your server in the 'Subscribed groups' list which is visible on the left hand side in GrabIt under 'My GrabIt'; - Click on the server with ...
Decoding can be slow because of a slow harddisk or a highly fragmented harddisk. Another possibility is a low priority setting for the decoding thread. This can be fixed by following steps: - In the main menu click on Edit->Preferences; - Click on ...
Yes, SSL connection support is available since GrabIt release 1.7.2 beta 1.
Please try to enable the option 'Change active group before downloading' article in the server properties window: - Locate your server in the 'Subscribed groups' list which is visible on the left hand side in GrabIt; - Click on the server with your ri...
GrabIt is automatically being paused if there is not enough free space available in the Download folder or the Cache folder. To continue to use GrabIt you have to make some free space available on your harddrive. This pausing can also occur in some sit...
'McAfee privacy service' can prevent the 'Grabit' search function from operating. To disable the service try the following: - Right click on the 'McAfee' icon on the taskbar (next to the bottom right clock), go to 'privacy service' and click on disable...
If you get the "The Grabit Search service seems to be unavailable at the moment. Please try again later. Connection closed Gracefully" all the time, chances are that your firewall is blocking access. Try to disable your firewall to see if that is the pro...
Try to disable the option 'Change active group before downloading article' in the server properties window. This might enable you to download articles from groups that are not available on your server.
Yes you can export the settings from the Windows registry using regedit.exe. The settings are located in the registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareShemesGrabIt.
There is a bug in all 1.5 and 1.6 versions of GrabIt that can cause downloaded files to get stuck in the cache folder. The solution is to update the grouplist: - Start GrabIt - Click on the server you are trying to download from in the subscribed groups p...
Sometimes after performing a group update, no articles will appear in the articles view of this group. Two possible reasons for this behavior are: 1. The filter buttons to on the left side of the articles view are not pressed; Try pressing some of the...
There is a bug in GrabIt which makes the server group list mandatory. Without this list some downloads from NZB files will not be decoded and result in a lot of text files. The solution is simple: - Locate the server you are downloading from in the list ...
This is fixed by doing the NZB import once from within GrabIt like this: - Download an NZB file to your Desktop (or any other location you will remember) - Start GrabIt - Go into the 'Batch' tab - Click the 'NZB import' button - Choose the server you wan...
There seems to be a problem with the GrabIt Search feature and the Outpost firewall. A solution is given in the following link: http://www.outpostfirewall.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-11745.html The fix is: "Shut down Outpost and open Regedit to a...
We have been using GrabIt with an opensource Windows emulator called 'Wine' for a few months without many problems. Try it and let us know if it works!
Windows Vista doesn't allow any applications to write to the location where GrabIt usually stores its Cache and Download folder. The fix is easy, just change the Download and the Cache folder location in the Preferences window to a location in your My Doc...
Try disabling the 'Check check articles for error' checkbox in the GrabIt Preferences: - In the top menu of GrabIt click on the 'Edit->Preferences' menu item; - Click on the 'Advanced' tab; - Uncheck the 'Check singleparts for errors' checkbox; -...