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Yeah it is probably not going to stop you but Stanford specifically states that you need permission to put folding onto a computer if its not yours. That is to say if your school IT administration finds out, they can kick you out of school for hacking into their computer and loading programs without consent.
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Yeah it is probably not going to stop you but Stanford specifically states that you need permission to put folding onto a computer if its not yours. That is to say if your school IT administration finds out, they can kick you out of school for hacking into their computer and loading programs without consent.
Question: How would they know it was you?
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If you were the person to set it up, you could use your own F@H ID and earn lots of points. Screw a folding farm, you'd have a folding university.

Good luck to you on this endeavor, but it's unlikely it'll happen.
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If you were the person to set it up, you could use your own F@H ID and earn lots of points.
Yes... I believe that is the idea...
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Question: How would they know it was you?

I don't know about your school but my school has security cameras so they can find out when the program was installed and see that it was you. After all you are illegally accessing a government's property.
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post #27 of 28
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Everyone on campus has their own login for the computer network. I think it logs everything we do.

The idea was not to put F@H on a bunch of computers without the university's consent. The idea was to have MSU sponsor this effort and allow me to put a bunch of F@H programs on some computers and conduct the research in the name of MSU.

I was thinking about talking to someone in our med school research department to see if I could somehow get a grant. Maybe even build a small MSU folding farm.

I dunno. I think it is a great idea, but it is unlikely. I'm not sure if I have the time. The end of the semester is approaching and I have exams, and final exams, and projects and papers due.
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The computers at my school have DeepFreeze installed on them, so whatever you do to them, it's gone after a reboot. It restores itself from an HDD image from the server.
And I doubt the IT guys would allow it anyway; too much wasted resources :\\
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