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Hey guys. So I got my second computer up and running. I built this solely to fold 24/7. However I have run into a snag.

When I am setting up the advanced settings in the config in command prompt, when I get to the last step, IP address to bind core to (for viewer), I get an error:

faho.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.

So I cant get setting saved which means it doesnt have my login name or our team number.

I have re downloaded, and reinstalled numerous times. This is a completely fresh windows install with nothing on it but google chrome and all drivers. I am at a loss of what to try next.
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Try to start Fah as admin. Does it work without going through the advanced config?
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It does work but is only using 15% of my cpu. So I need to go into the settings and allow it to use 100%.
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post #4 of 10
Did you download the high performance client 6.34?
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Yes i did.
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post #6 of 10
Can you confirm that you are starting your Command Prompt with administrator rights?
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post #8 of 10
And then you are running fah.exe -configonly?
Then can you show us a screenshot of the moment it crashes?
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post #9 of 10
Start with the -smp flag, skipping this will only get you Unicore. The usage percentage in the config does nothing for the SMP client.
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post #10 of 10
How can we write the tutorials and prevent people from this uni-core problem? It was an issue when I started folding almost 3 years ago and I think we still get two or three problem threads a week and the problem is the folder (the person) is running the uni-core client.
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