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I AM folding on MY computer!!
he thinks they are going to hack into my network, and get into his computer that he never runs!
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post #12 of 28
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Originally Posted by That_guy3 View Post
I AM folding on MY computer!!
he thinks they are going to hack into my network, and get into his computer that he never runs!
ZOMG! HAX!

Why did you even tell him about F@H in the first place?
 
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post #13 of 28
Tell him its approved by Frank Sinatra , old people love him.
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post #14 of 28
Yup its all a big scam, they steal your data and make you max out your CPU to increase your power bill.

.... no
    
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Tell him its approved by Frank Sinatra , old people love him.
rofl!
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post #16 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by That_guy3 View Post
I AM folding on MY computer!!
he thinks they are going to hack into my network, and get into his computer that he never runs!
then wont he just say that about everything

Wait! Oh *****! Firefox just geussed my password! HAX!
post #17 of 28
Yo my dad is the same exact way. I told him about folding at home and he asked "Is the safe?"

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post #18 of 28
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yeah, I guess
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post #19 of 28
Just tell him to get his computer off the network.

There are plenty malicious things out there that can get his precious data... Folding @ Home is harmless, but plenty other stuff isn't Tell him that things you yourself initiate like F@H are much less harmful than the things you often don't see

He should not be on any network/internet if he thinks the way he does.
    
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post #20 of 28
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Originally Posted by Tyrker View Post
Doesn't seem like you do either . If he doesn't trust Stanford, then I don't know what you two would. Maybe saying that the PS3 are able to run it and Sony made it so they could. So there's another company to trust.
the fact that sony supports something would personally make me suspicious
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