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Can I fold from my rig?

post #1 of 12
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Ok, I donwloaded the client, I don't want to compete or anything, I just use this computer for everything I need (BF2, porn, BF2 and porn) so can I fold on this thing or does it have to be a special PC made for folding?

I know there is a FAQ and all, but you guys can explain much easier, and also, how do I check my stats, and under what name?
post #2 of 12
Yea you can fold on any computer

You can check your stats from the folding at home client or from the f@h website. It can take a day for your name to show up.
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post #3 of 12
You have an excelent folding rig.
post #4 of 12
You can fold on your PC.

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post #5 of 12
Well first off, you computer should work great for folding. No special changes required. I do recommend following the FAQ, it will get most of you questions answered right from the beginning. I will most likely answer questions you dont even know you will have when getting started.

Once you get folding going, then any questions you have that you dont find in the FAQ, ask them and I am sure you will get plenty of answers.

Start with this FAQ and then go from there.

Folding FAQ - Everything you need to know in one location (for new and old folders!)

Welcome to the team!!!
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post #6 of 12
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There is a huge smile on my face since my PC will be great for this! I am planning to build about 10 rigs one day and have a room just for folding, and like you know, It'll be so awesome... im 15, mom says its okay to dream about being rich and building that farm


Anyway, i will never turn off my PC now, I will be # one, muahahahaha

thanks for the support btw
post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by Hewlett-Packard View Post
There is a huge smile on my face since my PC will be great for this! I am planning to build about 10 rigs one day and have a room just for folding, and like you know, It'll be so awesome... im 15, mom says its okay to dream about being rich and building that farm


Anyway, i will never turn off my PC now, I will be # one, muahahahaha

thanks for the support btw
...t...ten?!?!

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Originally Posted by Hewlett-Packard View Post
There is a huge smile on my face since my PC will be great for this! I am planning to build about 10 rigs one day and have a room just for folding, and like you know, It'll be so awesome... im 15, mom says its okay to dream about being rich and building that farm


Anyway, i will never turn off my PC now, I will be # one, muahahahaha

thanks for the support btw
Let us know how the first one goes. And just a warning, folding can be addictive .
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post #9 of 12
You can fold anything with a sledge hammer.
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post #10 of 12
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^^ True that, you can also kill an ant. Anyway, I don't know why, but this thing makes me do more about it to help stanford, god, I hope they come up with a cure after all the elelctricity we are wasting. Btw, what is the biggest farm on our team?
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