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Folding error with Vista 64

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Hey guys I keep getting this error when I start up folding. I followed the instructions for starting smp in windows. I gave it access to the password. I dont really understand whats up with this thing.
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Yea I get that error too...I gave up on SMP and just went to 2 client folding...
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Thats a bummer. Never got a fix for it huh.
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post #4 of 9
Haven't heard of one anywhere yet, maybe check the F@H boards.
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post #5 of 9
I just found this in another forum actually

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I talked with Mike Huston one of the head F@H guys when I was in Tunis (he was there speaking) and he said Vista support is totally screwed up and not to even use it. He said that virtualization is the way to go... Bummer Vista X64 support is so bad
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post #6 of 9
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Well that answers my qustion I guess. Thanks for the hookup
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post #7 of 9
Madmax22,
I have Vista64 running folding on my office PC. Other than turning off UAC, I dont remember anything else I had to do. Check to make sure you have permissions to the F@H directory, sounds silly, but Vista can to strange about stuff like that. Also, create a shortcut for the folding executable (fah.exe), then in the properties of the shortcut, I think under compatability, put a check next to run as administrator.
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post #8 of 9
Here are some things from the F@H WIKI to consider when installing any fah client in Vista. http://fahwiki.net/index.php/How_do_...s_Vista%3F

More tips: Go in to the properties of the fah.exe, and set it to run as adminstrator. Set the install.bat to run as Admin as well. And make sure USE IE SETTINGS is set to NO.

If that doesn't work, then you'll have to enable the God Administrator account, login as the God Admin, and run the install.bat file from that admin account. (not from just a user account with admin rights)
post #9 of 9
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Thanjs guys I will try that out in a bit. This regular folding is so slow in comparison.

7im how do you use the god admin or super admin. I tried one guide to setup the account to use it but it didnt work. Do you have a guide for using or setting that up. Thanks
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