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Windows 7: Folding At Home

25 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
Folding At Home

Anyone use/heard of this?

Sounds like a good cause to me, and it would give my computer something to do while I am busy.

Folding@home - Main

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25 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

your right, it does seem like a good cause, I havent heard of them either to be honest, besides my PC is far too busy searching for aliens (SETI)
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25 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

my computer needs its beauty sleep when im not using it
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25 Apr 2010   #4

W7, Xp Pro

Super-Nano-Bot ....?
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25 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 10 Pro x64

I used to fold at Tech Support Forum and it is a good cause,it helps to support medical research.
I don't know if they have improved their software but it used to be flaky and caused problems and that is why i stopped.
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25 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

As computers became more and more powerful, my power bills kept going up and up and up. For this reason, i turn off my computers when I am not using them.
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25 Apr 2010   #7

Windows 7 Professional

I use it on several machines. If you want to play with it, go to the high performance beta software. There is software for 32 and 64 bit and even GPU's.

Be aware that it can run your CPU at up to 100% and it may cause some software to run slower even though it is not intended to. It is intended to replace the 'System Idle Process', and make use of 'unused' processor cycles. It will cause your system temperatures to rise.

But it's a good cause, and I run a few clients at work where I am allowed to and the machines are on 24/7 anyway. And I run a few clients at home. I have been participating for quite a while.

Installation advice and help can be found here: Folding Forum Index page
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25 Apr 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

Thanks for all the info guys.

I think I will pass on installing it for now, my computer is enough of a pain.

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