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Affinity changer issue?

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So i run the SMP affinity changer and it comes up with this error message a few seconds after

Cannot start service from the command line or debugger. A windows service must be installed (Using installutil.exe) and then started with ServerExplorer, Windows services administrative tool or the net start command.

Any help? i have no idea
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Affinity changer is a program that embeds DEEP down into your Windows registry files. When you get those kinds of errors, you have no choice but to format and reinstall Windows.

For future reference, make sure you always install Affinity Changer and all folding applications on your c: drive. I had this same issue a few months ago and I beat my head against it for 3 weeks (I read countless Stanford and other active folding forums and pretty much every googlable search query) before I gave in an formatted.

Sorry to bring bad news. The sooner you get it over with, the sooner it will be fixed.
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I would try to run a few registry cleaners (like CCleaner).
Did you install with f@h closed or running. You probably want it closed.
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mmm now i have random (and i mean really random) memory issues... running ortho's now, at stock clocks, refused to load GMOD before, Screw affinity changer if i need to reformat, I'll do it some other time, this load will probably only last a month...

Laptop is not backing up right either...

Crap.
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