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Old May 3, 2012, 06:45 PM
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Not that I know of - the closest thing I got to this was to use Task Scheduler to fold during off-peak hours, and set the computer just to sleep at other times. (and then wake up to fold)

Although you won't run the same project (and therefore cannot brag about points), you can use BOINC (boinc.berkeley.edu) and join other computing projects - I've participated in World Community Grid, GPUGrid, and Rosetta@Home on the HWC team.
BOINC has settings (I think they're by default!) that the compute projects stop when you touch the keyboard or mouse (joystick and XBOX controller doesn't count) and start up again after an idle time that you pick.
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