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Ok guys so my dad thinks F@H is made by hackers. He says that it downloads stuff and allows people access to my computer. I have a PS3 and showed him that it had F@H on it but he still didnt believe me (That it wasnt run/made by hackers) . ANy other ideas on what to do to convince him? I'm running it as of now (141/150 on my 1st WU)
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Show him the Stanford site - should add some credibility
Edited by rabidgnome229 - 6/23/08 at 8:31pm
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Stanford University hacks with F@H, NOT!
    
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my father said the exact same thing. but he read the stanford site now he folds as well.
    
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Show him the Stanford site
Ok thats one thing, maybe I'll show him searching through Stanford University maybe then he'll believe me
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Well, I see how it essentially could be used to do that, but it's not. Why does it matter? What does he care? Do you share a computer?
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Show him the Stanford site - should add some credibility
Yeah show him Stanford University's site and tell him that it's made by an actual university full of scientists who want to better the world, not hackers.

That's how at first when I told my mother about folding she was like "AH-HA! NOW YOUR COMPUTER IS SLOWER SINCE SOMEONE ELSE IS ALWAYS USING IT!" But I told her I can turn it off whenever I want so that made her **** for once.
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Well, I see how it essentially could be used to do that, but it's not. Why does it matter? What does he care? Do you share a computer?
Also, how old are you? No offense, but I recognize that if you're young, then the parent is way more paranoid about you exercising programs of any sort on a computer. My guess is that he's one of those "old-timers" who are paranoid from the media about being hacked.
    
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Also, how old are you? No offense, but I recognize that if you're young, then the parent is way more paranoid about you exercising programs of any sort on a computer. My guess is that he's one of those "old-timers" who are paranoid from the media about being hacked.
Yeah its on my comp. and he doesnt want me to blow it up, he aslo thinks entering the BIOS is for certified technicians
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Yeah its on my comp. and he doesnt want me to blow it up, he aslo thinks entering the BIOS is for certified technicians
It is for "certified technicians " , OCers have an official waver on that though So technically its for "certified technicians" and OCers only!
    
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