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  • edited Dec 2004
    Hi, I was wondering why my new PC showed two processors. I figured it was due to the hyperthreading technology, but I wasnt sure. I did a google search and you page came up. While reading the thread I noticed several users posting very adimately that this user should be "folding" or he would be hunted down :)

    I thought I would protect myself, while also supporting you guys for providing me with that answer by joining your folding team once I figured out what it was.

    Thanks

    Here is a link to the thread, it was pretty funny.

    http://www.short-media.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-2823.html
  • gibbonslgibbonsl Grand Forks AFB
    edited Dec 2004
    if you have a CPU that has Hyper Threading then yes it will show 2 CPU in the performance tab
  • Straight_ManStraight_Man Geeky, in my own way Punta Gorda, FL Icrontian
    edited Dec 2004
    TyphoonIT said:
    Hi, I was wondering why my new PC showed two processors. I figured it was due to the hyperthreading technology, but I wasnt sure. I did a google search and you page came up. While reading the thread I noticed several users posting very adimately that this user should be "folding" or he would be hunted down :)

    I thought I would protect myself, while also supporting you guys for providing me with that answer by joining your folding team once I figured out what it was.

    Thanks

    Here is a link to the thread, it was pretty funny.

    http://www.short-media.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-2823.html
    Thanks Typhoon, may your box prove a folding Tsunami for this team, with big waves of completed WUs being turned in between your box and the other boxes folding for Team Short-Media, which is LONG on heart and grit and gumption-- :D (J\K and playing with words, but really welcoming you and hoping, yeah I know Tsunamis are caused by undersea quakes and Typhoon by wind current and such colliding, but Folding @ Home needs lots of boxes working to impact disease faster-- and grass roots efforts look like an underground thing like the cause of a Tsunami to folks who do not know the real WHY of Folding...) You're right, that thread had me :D ing also....
  • primesuspectprimesuspect HumanGarbageDisposal Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Dec 2004
    Welcome to the team, Typhoon! I love the story behind how you got here. Whatever works, man!

    even if it IS a threat of violence ;D
  • profdlpprofdlp The Holy City Of Westlake, Ohio
    edited Dec 2004
    Welcome to the FUN team! :D

    Keep an eye on the Milestone Forum. We like to acknowledge our team members notable Folding achievements. With a HT rig, once you hit 1,000 points your name will be showing up there quite a bit. :thumbsup:
  • scottscott Medina, Ohio
    edited Dec 2004
    TyphoonIT
    Welcome!!

    That was me asking that question about hyper threading and two processors. :D That was about a year and a half ago. And look what has happened to me since. I am now one of the top 20 producers for the folding team "93" and have climbed to position 20 as well. The group here at Short-Media is quite amazing and diverse. Every time I have needed help in my noob quest for understanding these infernal machines, I have always gotten the answer quickley and courteously. These guys and gals are awesome. I felt that folding for the team would be a small gesture of thanks. Well a year and a half later I am totaly addicted to folding and counting points. I now have a nice "Farm" of 9 machines folding. And have plans for more. It is a lot of fun.

    So welcome to the team ! And if you need help with anything, you are in the right place. Just ask.


    Ps. They were pretty rough on me wern't they.


    Scott
  • VolvoVolvo Eureka, Ca on the Pacific
    edited Dec 2004
    Hi,
    I'm Greg Mann from Eureka, California. I've been folding for team 93 about a week now. I'm quite happily married to Diane (23 years). I have two daughters ages 29 and 18 both are out on their own ;o) I drive a 1970 Volvo 142s that needs paint.
    I work as a Help Desk Tech for the local County Govt. (3 yrs) I love spending most of my time in front of a monitor studying what is on the net/repairing PC's and I wouldn't have it any other way.
    Spiritually I'm an ECKist. I love the light and sound of God. I am no longer interested in drugs or smoke. The parties I attend are centered on conversation and food. I do enjoy smooth Jazz and most music with good clear vocals. (That doesn’t include rap.)
    I'm a Linux newbie I've installed Linspire 4.5 & Ubuntu my goal includes Debian.
    I do have a couple of old boxes folding 24/7 one running Ubuntu and folding from a terminal window. In my opinion that's mighty slow but my knowledge of folding could use a lot of improvement.
    I have a P4 3400 cpu, Intel D915PBLL mb, and XP on the way.
    My main box is a Dell Precision Workstation 620 that is about 4 yrs old running Win XP.
    CPU: Xeon 933 w/256K Cache
    Ram: 4x 256 Mgs RamBus
    Drives:2 SCSI LVD 160s @ 10K rpm, Boot Partition 13Gig holds XP and Progs. / Work Partition 54 Gig has Data/downloads/MP3s; 2nd Drive 17Gig Images and Power Quests Data Keeper is mirroring my data folder on the work partition.
    I joined Short-Media because it's such an awesome team with great Spirit and folding anonymously wasn’t much fun. I fold because - Why not it may help and I’ve had several relatives and friends translate (leave their human form permanently) after suffering from terrible diseases.
    at cox.net I'm volvomann ;o)
  • GargoyleGargoyle Illinois Icrontian
    edited Dec 2004
    Glad to have another Volvo lover on board! :thumbsup:
  • primesuspectprimesuspect HumanGarbageDisposal Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Dec 2004
    I know another ECKist - I had never heard of Eckankar until my friend told me his mom was into it. There just happens to be an Eckankar temple near my house. Small world :D

    Welcome to short-media, Greg :)
  • LeonardoLeonardo Eagle River, Alaska Icrontian
    edited Dec 2004
    Welcome, Volvo! :thumbsup: I hope you find Short-Media more than just a tech site, but rather a tight community that it is for so many of us.
  • VolvoVolvo Eureka, Ca on the Pacific
    edited Dec 2004
    Hi Leonardo,
    I joined bacause it's got to be more fun folding with a team. I've always enjoyed being part of a team! That's when I'm at my best.
    My Best to you,
    Volvo
  • VolvoVolvo Eureka, Ca on the Pacific
    edited Dec 2004
    Hi Gargoyle,
    Do you drive a Volvo too?
    My Best to you,
    Volvo
  • VolvoVolvo Eureka, Ca on the Pacific
    edited Dec 2004
    Hi primesuspect,
    I eventually plan to visit the Buddhist forum but my plate is full right now.
    My Best to you,
    Volvo
    There's no way to miss out on the blessings of God unless you turn your back on the love and thanks that are yours as a gift.
    -Harold Klemp
    The Spiritual leader of ECKANKAR, Religion of the Light and Sound
    primesuspect said:
    I know another ECKist - I had never heard of Eckankar until my friend told me his mom was into it. There just happens to be an Eckankar temple near my house. Small world :D

    Welcome to short-media, Greg :)
  • GargoyleGargoyle Illinois Icrontian
    edited Dec 2004
    Volvo said:
    Hi Gargoyle,
    Do you drive a Volvo too?
    My Best to you,
    Volvo
    Well, not drive exactly. I used to, until it stopped starting. Lately I haven't had the time and money to fix it, since my other car is having major mechanical difficulties too. I might have it running again "soon" though. If I do, I'll make sure to post in the car thread. Here's a link to my post about my Volvo 122s in that thread.
  • profdlpprofdlp The Holy City Of Westlake, Ohio
    edited Dec 2004
    Gargoyle said:
    Well, not drive exactly. I used to, until it stopped starting. Lately I haven't had the time and money to fix it, since my other car is having major mechanical difficulties too. I might have it running again "soon" though...
    You are not likely to pick up any manufacturer's endorsement as a result of that post.

    Just thought I'd mention it... :hiding:

    Oh, yeah - nice to meet you, (has a running) Volvo. :) :thumbsup: :fold: ;D
  • 1030mhz1030mhz Tail end of tomarrow
    edited Jan 2005
    Hey i just started folding tonight

    My name is Jordon, age 22, im a Radar Tech currently in the south pacific working as a contracter for the US Gov. Home is Las Vegas NV, im your normal geek, love computers and gaming. I also enjoy Mt. Bikeing im gonig to take up Scuba Diveing here soon. Anyway glad to be part of the SM team
  • WeedoWeedo New
    edited Jan 2005
    Welcome to the team dood. You're gonna fit right in.
  • edited Jan 2005
    My Name is Colin, 16, Im still a sophmore in high school. I enjoy playing computer games I'm not really good with computers but being the youngest in my family deems me the most resourceful with the computer (i.e if there is a problem i have to find a way to fix it)
    Mostly I enjoy Anime&Manga and music thats about it
  • profdlpprofdlp The Holy City Of Westlake, Ohio
    edited Jan 2005
    Yakumo said:
    ...I'm not really good with computers but being the youngest in my family deems me the most resourceful with the computer (i.e if there is a problem i have to find a way to fix it)...
    Hang around here a while and that will change. :thumbsup:

    Nice to meet you! :wave:
  • LeonardoLeonardo Eagle River, Alaska Icrontian
    edited Jan 2005
    i.e if there is a problem i have to find a way to fix it
    Just think, by tapping into the collective experience here, you'll be able to fix just about anything on a PC. Your family will be astonished, your friends will be admiring, neighbors will nod their head in approval.... the city council will notice, you'll be famous! :D Well, just a little bit of exaggeration here - but not much!
  • SMGSMG
    edited Feb 2005
    My name is Stephen. I am 31 years young. I have gotten to a point in my life where I realized I was always taking and not giving back. I don't know if my measily i-Mac w/ 1.25ghz G4 will make a difference but it's one more CPU dedicated to humanity.
  • csimoncsimon Acadiana Icrontian
    edited Feb 2005
    SMG said:
    My name is Stephen. I am 31 years young. I have gotten to a point in my life where I realized I was always taking and not giving back. I don't know if my measily i-Mac w/ 1.25ghz G4 will make a difference but it's one more CPU dedicated to humanity.
    Stephen your contribution is appreciated no matter how much you have to donate. I know I feel better knowing that the project has grown 1.25g! :fold:
  • GHoosdumGHoosdum Orange, CA Icrontian
    edited Feb 2005
    SMG said:
    My name is Stephen. I am 31 years young. I have gotten to a point in my life where I realized I was always taking and not giving back. I don't know if my measily i-Mac w/ 1.25ghz G4 will make a difference but it's one more CPU dedicated to humanity.
    Indeed, csimon is right - humanity appreciates your contribution no matter what the size. :thumbsup:
  • primesuspectprimesuspect HumanGarbageDisposal Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Feb 2005
    w00t! mac! :D

    Welcome aboard :thumbsup:
  • profdlpprofdlp The Holy City Of Westlake, Ohio
    edited Feb 2005
    Ha! We'll regain our proper Top Ten standing through the use of Mac's - and teach Team MacOS X a lesson: Don't mess with Team Short-Media.

    Oh, the irony! :vimp:

    Welcome aboard! :thumbsup:
  • mmonninmmonnin Centreville, VA
    edited Feb 2005
    Welcome aboard!!!:)
  • DanGDanG I AM CANADIAN
    edited Feb 2005
    Welcome to team 93!

    Are you one of the people from the VWVortex thread?
  • DonutDonut Maine
    edited Feb 2005
    Welcome to the Team. :thumbsup:
  • SMGSMG
    edited Feb 2005
    DanG said:
    Welcome to team 93!

    Are you one of the people from the VWVortex thread?
    Yes, I am "Lobo" from VWVortex. I tried to use Lobo but it was already taken. No biggie! Thanks for the hook up, my compy is folding away.

    My wife thinks it's like watching grass grow (the molecules/proteins rotating) but I could sit and watch that all day :D
  • SiggySiggy Sydney Australia
    edited Mar 2005
    Hi all.
    My name is David, and I live in Sydney Australia!
    I emigrated here about 7 years ago from London UK, (Wife couldnt take the cold weather)
    We have a 2 month old daughter, and 2 cats
    We have recently bought an Internet cafe in Dee Why, and I am enjoying building computers and selling parts and upgrades as well as running the cafe and the gaming machines!

    Siggy
  • edited Mar 2005
    Glad you found us Siggy :)
    Hmmmm, how about hosting SM LAN '05? j/k, It's not feasible, just an evil thought. Welcome, I'm sure you'll fold away in typical outrageous Aussie fashion.

    KingFish
    Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA
  • csimoncsimon Acadiana Icrontian
    edited Mar 2005
    Yeah siggy welcome to short-media.
    I hope you can get comfortable here and call it home like most of us do! :thumbsup: :fold:
  • tcithtcith Sydney, Australia
    edited Mar 2005
    Siggy said:
    Hi all.
    My name is David, and I live in Sydney Australia!
    I emigrated here about 7 years ago from London UK, (Wife couldnt take the cold weather)
    We have a 2 month old daughter, and 2 cats
    We have recently bought an Internet cafe in Dee Why, and I am enjoying building computers and selling parts and upgrades as well as running the cafe and the gaming machines!

    Siggy
    Excellent - more Aussies (well kinda, we'll overlook the immigration bit)

    Welcome to one of the best forums and friendly people on the net....
  • mmonninmmonnin Centreville, VA
    edited Mar 2005
    Welcome to SM!
  • TroganTrogan London, UK
    edited Mar 2005
    Welcome to Team #93 :thumbsup:
  • edited Mar 2005
    hi, i just started folding today. I saw the post in the news and thought "hey, my comp is usally always on seeding, why not fold at the same time?" So that why i began. Right now im only running a 2200+ with 768mb ram but decided to start now and when i get my new system (April/May) just continue. About me huh? Im 18 and a student at a local community college. I usally vist short-media everyday but i rarely post. I like music(rock),scifi,computers and...having fun.
  • profdlpprofdlp The Holy City Of Westlake, Ohio
    edited Mar 2005
    diminion said:
    hi, i just started folding today....I like...having fun.
    A perfect combination!

    Welcome to Team 93! :celebrate
  • primesuspectprimesuspect HumanGarbageDisposal Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Mar 2005
    Oh you're gonna love it here. Back when we were icrontic, I lurked for a year before posting, so I know how you feel :D

    Thanks for joining the team! :thumbsup:
  • mmonninmmonnin Centreville, VA
    edited Mar 2005
    Welcome to the team man. I hope you stick with it man.:)
  • dragonV8dragonV8 not here much
    edited Mar 2005
    Welcome to THE TEAM diminion. :thumbsup:
  • csimoncsimon Acadiana Icrontian
    edited Mar 2005
    thanks for joining up dim ...you'll be glad you did! :fold:
  • MollygizerMollygizer New York, NY
    edited Mar 2005
    My name is Molly, and I'm originally from Tennessee. I'm currently living in New York and attending NYU, where I major in Vocal Performance with an emphasis in Musical Theatre. I play Magenta in the NYC cast of the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

    My father was diagnosed about 3 weeks ago with stage 3 esophageal cancer. He began chemo and radiation back home yesterday -- there has to be a better answer. Here's hoping this helps to find it.
  • primesuspectprimesuspect HumanGarbageDisposal Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Mar 2005
    Sorry to hear about your father, Mollygizer. We have all been touched by cancer or alzheimer's, and this is one of the things that gives us the purpose and drive to fold on.

    Welcome to the site, and to the team :)

    :smokin:
  • witenoizwitenoiz 19,356 miles East of Kansas City, MO Member
    edited Mar 2005
    Mollygizer said:
    My name is Molly, and I'm originally from Tennessee. I'm currently living in New York and attending NYU, where I major in Vocal Performance with an emphasis in Musical Theatre. I play Magenta in the NYC cast of the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

    My father was diagnosed about 3 weeks ago with stage 3 esophageal cancer. He began chemo and radiation back home yesterday -- there has to be a better answer. Here's hoping this helps to find it.
    Keep the faith Molly. 4 years ago my wife was diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma T4 - N2 Oropharynx tumor. It was at the base of the tongue and top of her voice box. Same treatment - Radiation Therapy ( 50 of them ) and chemotherapy ( 3 times ) - there have been some side effects to deal with but she is doing very well. There is a purpose to folding - Welome to the team. :fold: Jack
  • edited Mar 2005
    hi folks, name's shorty. 57, m. 6 kids , disabled grip. my oldest son is a bio. major . i found you lookin for help, showed my son and he pluged right in. i thought i was pluged in too until this mornin. now my computer is foldin but i'm lost till mike gets home. been reading around and not sure if i'm hooked up right. we'll see what happens.

    i shall return shortly
  • TheBaronTheBaron Austin, TX
    edited Mar 2005
    shorty81 said:
    hi folks, name's shorty. 57, m. 6 kids , disabled grip. my oldest son is a bio. major . i found you lookin for help, showed my son and he pluged right in. i thought i was pluged in too until this mornin. now my computer is foldin but i'm lost till mike gets home. been reading around and not sure if i'm hooked up right. we'll see what happens.

    i shall return shortly
    lol, shortly
    ;D im a dumbass
  • primesuspectprimesuspect HumanGarbageDisposal Detroit, MI Icrontian
    edited Mar 2005
    Welcome Shorty81 :)

    Ask away, we're a terribly helpful bunch. We'll help you do anything you need to do on your computer :)
  • edited Mar 2005
    evening folks , i'm also a dumbass! i got this puter and a few lessons for workmens comp. now i know enough to kill it. they exspect me to make a liveing off it. lmao!!!!!!!

    some how this mornin i got folding going on. two differnt ones. i don't have time to do nothing at the moment, so i'll just let them go . i'll be back.
    shortly
  • edited Mar 2005
    regardin the dumbass comp.
    i've got two folding icons on my desktop. do they stop if i close them? when i downloaded them i just clicked recomended consule and they were on the desktop. no ? asked. maybe i need to read some more. i take direction well. kinda

    shortly
  • profdlpprofdlp The Holy City Of Westlake, Ohio
    edited Mar 2005
    Unless you have a dual-CPU computer or a computer with HyperThreading, you don't want to run more than one client at a time. Since you mentioned that your son is the family computer expert, you might want to wait and have him take a look at it before you do anything else.

    As far as being a "dumbass", each and every person at this site was the same way at some point in their life. Stick around the forums and after a very short time that label will no longer apply. Then you will be the one showing your son how it's done. :D
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