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I just downloaded the folding program from Stanford, I understand the purpose of the program thats why I started it. I was wondering what settings I need to use on it and make sure its set up correctly
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You can use HFM (guide) to make sure everything is working right.

If you are folding on the CPU you have to make sure you are using the -smp flag.
Here is a full guide on setting up the client - http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...t-windows.html

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Welcome aboard.
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Ok wow Im not understanding the guides haha confused about this

) You'll be presented with a screen to add the name of the Instance (folding client) name, the MHz, not GHz, of the core you're folding on (this is for the PPD/MHz column), and the Log Folder (location) of the client. You can leave the other choices at default:

Not sure If I even downloaded the correct folding
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post #5 of 45
Instances name - What ever name you want it to be. Most will call it the name of the CPU or GPU.
MHz - For your CPU if you have 4ghz just put 4000.
Log Folder - The folder location of your client. Example - C:\\Users\\USER\\Folding\\
It really depends where you put the client folder.

If you want to be 100% positive you got the right client follow that guide I linked you.
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Ok wow Im not understanding the guides haha confused about this

) You'll be presented with a screen to add the name of the Instance (folding client) name, the MHz, not GHz, of the core you're folding on (this is for the PPD/MHz column), and the Log Folder (location) of the client. You can leave the other choices at default:

Not sure If I even downloaded the correct folding
That's not the client. That's HFM; the client monitor.

Ignore that, and use the 2nd guide in Chris' post. It will explain how to set up the client itself, and also have instructions for HFm in the 2nd post.
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post #7 of 45
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Ok I followed the instructions from the guide to a tee.... I hope lol
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Welcome aboard soldier. Good to have ya on the team
    
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post #9 of 45
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does it look right?
on the step to create the log file I saved it to the directory that the hfm.net was installed in is that correct or was there a spacific folder in the install dir that it needed to be saved in?
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post #10 of 45
Tiny image is tiny.

Yea everything looks good, you will get more points with other units. The 6701 is just a long and painful unit.
Did you insert a passkey? That is really important, you can get one here.
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