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I've been gone quite a while and V7 is all new to me. Tried setting it up using the guides here on OCN but it looks like V7 has been updated since the guides were written.

You are no longer taken to an "Initial Configuration" screen in the client, instead it launches straight to a web interface. I closed that and opened up V7 in Advanced Mode to finish configuring and put in my user name and team number and all that. But, at first sight, I wasn't sure I was even going to set it up correctly and ended up just uninstalling it until I do some more research.

I like the old 6.x SMP client alot better, it was much simpler and straight forward. Is there any performance lost in using that client right now?

I am folding on the hardware in my sig, would it even be worth setting up V7 to fold on my 6450?
    
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In V7 you can enter your name/team/passkey by clicking Configure->Identity in the Advanced Control. This can also be accessed from by clicking "Identity" at the top of the web interface. That should be all you have to do. V6 still works, but (someone can correct me if I'm wrong) I think v7 has newer wus, such as core A4 (which gives a 10% point bonus).
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Most a4 units give better PPD than a3, even without the 10% bonus and you need v7 for those.
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OK, I finally got V7 up and running on both CPU and GPU. Everything seems to running correctly.

I was a little worried about only 2 of 3 CPU cores running 100% but I found that this is necessary for GPU folding.

Are there any flags that I can set or add that would increase PPD? I've not found alot of information regarding flags for V7.

And how do I get my Folding Post-Bit back??? Is that all automatic now?
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The postbit should come back automatically. It disappears after 30 days of folding inactivity, but should come back when you submit your next WU. If you are folding on your GPU, adding the flag client-type=beta might increase PPD, but other than that I'm not aware of any flags that would help you.
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