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To fold don't you have to be linked to their server or somthing? and if so waht are the security risks involved? I ask cuz my dad is a real strickler 'bout network security but both of us are kinda stupid 'boutthe way we do things. He doesnt back up 'n stuff, and i try to reengineer our network everyother week or 2 to see if i can fianlly host a game server....
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No, you only send Work Units every time you finish them, it's just basic Internet connection, nothing complex... And I doubt there are any risks at all... it's not more dangerous than sending e-mail...
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Starting to fold again. Just started it up since my reformat about 2-3 months ago and forgot to reinstall.

But anywho... As soon as it updates my first WU, I'll repost.
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Good deal! I now have 15 cores on lin and am starting to see the results. This is a good time to be Folding as the large WUs are coming thorugh on a regular basis.
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I plan on reinstalling XP soon, Getting a new HDD. How will that affect the WU Im bussy with? Should I wait till it's done to reinstall?
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post #157 of 1434
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Originally Posted by braindrain View Post
I plan on reinstalling XP soon, Getting a new HDD. How will that affect the WU Im bussy with? Should I wait till it's done to reinstall?
Not sure if this works but I'd just backup the entire folding folder, reformat & reinstall windoze, then reinstall folding at home then stop the programme and dump the old backed up one over the top of the newly installed on - should just carry on but I've never tried it. Just make sure you completely kill the tasks first.

Edit: Or just Ghost to swap Hard-drives.
    
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post #158 of 1434
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You can indeed simply back up the FAH directory, and it will continue from the previous spot on the current WU.
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Thanks guy let ya know how it turns out.
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