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As topic says, i want to start folding, folding would be at night so i dont need to use my PC, im a little confused, can i use both my CPU and both video cards at the same time to fold?

also, im really confused on the process of "signing up" and what programs to use.

thanks for the help
   
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I would probably only use the GPU if you're only going it part-time; there are a lot of bonus points available for CPU Folding, but Folding at night would probably lose you most of them.

To set up your GPU, simply follow this guide:
http://www.overclock.net/folding-hom...gpu2-gpu3.html

You can choose your own name; no registration needed. To make sure no-one else has your name, you can look them up here:
http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/search.php
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its awesome that people want to do it in there free time. Some of my friends think its a waste, but meh. Like zodac said, probably better to just do gpu folding if you will only fold at night. And unless you game you can pretty much leave on 24/7
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alright, so far so good, however it tells me that the team number is invalid 37726

ok i think i got that part figured out, sorry
   
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ok thank you zodac, i fallowed your steps as u explain in that guid, how do i know if everythings going properly?in the folding@home program it says Donor Name core is not, team running now, i dont think it is using my second card either.
   
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ok thank you zodac, i fallowed your steps as u explain in that guid, how do i know if everythings going properly?in the folding@home program it says Donor Name core is not, team running now, i dont think it is using my second card either.
copy the f@h gpu folder, and in the second folder open the application, go to advanced and change machine id to 1 i believe. I always set michine ids to at least 2 or 3 past the previous...ie if gpu folder 1 is "machine id 1" then the second gpu folder i would set as "machine id 3"...im a little paranoid when it comes to those things lol
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copy the f@h gpu folder, and in the second folder open the application, go to advanced and change machine id to 1 i believe. I always set michine ids to at least 2 or 3 past the previous...ie if gpu folder 1 is "machine id 1" then the second gpu folder i would set as "machine id 3"...im a little paranoid when it comes to those things lol
im sorry but i dont really understand what your talking about lol
   
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go to the advanced tab and at the bottom select machine id and change it to something other than the first gpu.
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alright, i am seriously missing something then, because the thing with the pictures your telling me to do, isnt doing anything, what am i supposed to copy, where am i supposed to copy it to, and what am i supposed to rename?
   
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