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Just started folding for team 37726 no idea what im doing right now cause im a noob with all this FAH stuff but hey im doing it!!!
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Just started folding for team 37726 no idea what im doing right now cause im a noob with all this FAH stuff but hey im doing it!!!
Right there with ya Cane. I just started two days ago myself. Guys in the forum are real F@H smart though. They helped me immensely.
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Right there with ya Cane. I just started two days ago myself. Guys in the forum are real F@H smart though. They helped me immensely.
Thats good i just started up my FAH and im letting to go 24/7 on my backup PC so it will be running 24/7 365 unless i need to restart
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Thats good i just started up my FAH and im letting to go 24/7 on my backup PC so it will be running 24/7 365 unless i need to restart
That's what I've been doing also. What client are you running? Someone was telling me the other day the SMP one is best to use if you don't have an ATI GPU.
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Be careful if you are folding on XP and have automatic updates on, just last night I lost 7 hours of folding because the damn PC rebooted itself to install an update, =(
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AKAeric,

I used this method, because I did not enjoy getting my PC reset at night and loosing work.

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Once you scheduled Automatic Updates to be installed (by default at 03:00 AM), if the update requires restart Windows will notify you that it needs to restart. If you are not logged in and do not restart within 5 minutes, Windows will automatically restart your computer.
This behavior can cause a lot of problems. Documents you left open and did not save will be lost, downloads you started that have not finished will be terminated, and even hard disk maintenance like defrag that is working will get terminated, which might cause lost of data.
Unfortunately Windows XP Home users can not do much to change this behavior, except saving all the data before going to sleep or disabling the automatic updates.

On the other hand Windows XP Pro users can tell Windows never to restart the computer automatically. In order to do that follow these steps.
  • In the Start Menu go to Run type “gpedit.msc†and press Enter
  • Now a Group Policy editor will open. In this window navigate to: Computer Configuration -> Administrative Template -> Windows Components -> Windows Update
  • Double click on No auto-restart for scheduled Automatic Updates installations
  • In the settings window Choose Enabled and click OK
  • Close Group Policy Editor
The next time Windows updates your system it will not restart the computer automatically, but will notify you that restart is needed in order to finish the installation.
Update

Home users can try the following:
Go to registry editor and navigate to the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \\Software\\Policies \\Microsoft\\Windows \\WindowsUpdate\\AU
Change the “NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers†DWord value to the required number.
0 = False (Allow auto-reboot)
1 = True (Disallow auto-reboot)
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post #7 of 43
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Hmmm still says Completed 0 out of 250000 steps is this normal mind you its been on for the past hour....
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are you running the console or GUI version?
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Uhh a little black window like MS-DOS? so console i guess
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thats really odd, you should be making some progress. I take about 15minutes to do 1%. Just let it run and see how long it takes.
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