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hey guys i am having a problem getting my folding to work, ive tried both versions and cant get it to work, alll the steps work like the benchmarking, in que and all that stuff but then it says error attempting to get work packet no other work and then it keeps retrtying to get a work packet, the other version says could not connect to work server

ive made all the permissions in my anitvirus to allow folding access and all that stuff, any suggestions
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Uninstall it and download it again. Select the console beta option, save as into a folder, name that whatever, i have labeled mine folding. Then double click on the icon and it should ask you for your name, type that in, then team, 37726 and then do you want to automatically have this running (or something) and hit yes and do defaults for everything else. That should work. If it doesn't then you may just be getting a bad batch of wu, check to see if your server for them is running.
    
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Problems like this can also occure if the client cannot contact the servers for information. This can happen when a server is down. Check this page to tell if this is the case. http://fah-web.stanford.edu/serverstat.html
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The servers are most likely down. Wait a little and see if that helps you. And when you reinstall it make sure you clean the registry with something like Ccleaner(go to issues and hit fix all) http://www.filehippo.com/download_ccleaner/

To make sure it is completely gone from the registry, also delete your FAH folder to make sure that there is not part of a workunit in there.

Try this and see if this helps!

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When it comes to safely removing old registry entried i would use Registry machanic : http://www.pctools.com/registry-mechanic/download/
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When it comes to safely removing old registry entried i would use Registry machanic : http://www.pctools.com/registry-mechanic/download/
But its not free You right thought that is a great peice of software, but for me price takes priority
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thanks alot guys, think ill play with it later to see if it is the servers then try a clean install
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