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Old April 10, 2011, 04:06 PM
sh4rkbyt3 sh4rkbyt3 is offline
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Default f@h Windows 7 issue

Not sure if anyone is aware of this and if this is a double post or in the wrong area please repost for me.

While trying to install f@h using Windows 7 Ultimate 64, I created a new folder (FAH) using the "Canucks" SMP installation instructions, which I had success with earlier.
After I removed f@h from my computer (temporarily) I reinstalled and downloaded everything once again to begin folding only to be met this time with repeated failures.
I had it happen with both the 6.30 and the 6.34 installation files. Apparently in Windows 7 if you download directly from another computer (like at Stanford?), the ability to actually install (execute) the file is blocked by default because it's apparently coming from another computer? I wasn't aware of this and it took me several days and many downloads to finally figure it out.
Right click on your renamed fah6 installation file and choose "properties". Then click on the "unblock" switch on your screen and it will install and run perfectly.

While I'm not a member of the Canuck's folding team, I did use your instruction to get my client up and running and I figured the least I could do to pay back for the kindness was to post this notice here in case anyone else runs into it.
And even though I'm a "Yank", hockey is the ONLY sport in the world :)!
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