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Folding crashes BF2

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I need to shut down folding in the task manager to get BF2 to work, and when I shut it down it starts all over when I turn it back on.
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actually for me it usually crashes F@H when i load a game, not the game itself, games load up a tad bit slower when it running but start up fine, while folding closes. so i just shut it down anyways.
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I need to shut down folding in the task manager to get BF2 to work, and when I shut it down it starts all over when I turn it back on.

Are you running it as a console or a GUI? Is it running as a service, or do you lauch it when you want to start folding?
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Yea the other day I was working on a 4000 wu and I was 3/4 done and poof all gone. GUI I think. I have it set to run as a screen saver so it is off as soon as I do something. But as long as the application is running BF2 just crashes to desktop.
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I would suggest you use the console version on machines that you play games on. The GUI client tends to not get along with games if both are running at the same time. If you set up the regular console version to just start as a service, it will run in the background after you reboot your machine and you may never notice it. Of all the clients, the single console (non GUI/Screensaver) client running as a service has been by far the most stable and least noticable of all the folding I am using.
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Also, never use task manager to shut down folding. It will result in data loss much of the time. For the GUI version, right click on the tray icon and select Quit. For the console, just close the window as normal. For SMP, CTRL-C and then close. Make sure to set your save interval to 3 minutes to minimize the amount of work lost when the client is closed.
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Yeah, if you run the console version your PC in general will perform smoother.
    
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post #8 of 9
When ever i game or do some CPU intensive stuff i just go to task manager, and lower the priority of my folding.

Does the trick every time.
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F@H is always at minimum priority anyways...


You could just set it up that way in folding.
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