Where does FAH store its data?

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Where does FAH store its data?

Postby Hazzard » Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:26 am

I want to run with -advmethods but one thing i dont understand, is that why does the path for the data change? i cannot monitor with HFM the ppd etc once i start up with the flag, its like it saves the work units etc somewhere else then the default path in c:documents& settings since the work folder is empty yet i see in the viewer that it folds but where does the files go?
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Re: Advmethods where does it go?

Postby ra_alfaomega » Mon Feb 20, 2012 12:29 pm

Do you have the F@h in start\ all programs? because there you have f@h data files where you can see where your work is save.
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Re: Advmethods where does it go?

Postby bollix47 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:20 pm

Using -advmethods has nothing to do with where your client is installed.

A simple Windows search for FAHlog.txt or client.cfg should show you where the files are. Make sure that the "show hidden files" option in Explorer is checked in the view tab of folder options.
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Re: Where does FAH store its data?

Postby 7im » Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:53 pm

For the Systray client.

C:\Program Files\Folding@home\Folding@home-gpu\Folding@home.exe

XP/2003 : C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\
Vista/Win7: C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\


For the console client, it's where ever you installed it. ;)
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