Tutorials

Download the FoldingCoin v5 Browser

It is recommended for new users to download the Windows Installer FoldingCoin v6 Browser to get started as it will bring you through all of the steps to get started automatically. Please CLICK HERE to get started or visit the Github page at https://github.com/Hou5e/FoldingBrowser/releases to get started.

Advanced tutorials

Follow along with this video as we show you how to setup the FAH folding client and your own Google Chrome wallet. Here is the detailed breakdown of the video:

1. Go to the Google App store
2. Search for “Tokenly” and you will see “Tokenly Pockets”
3. Install this as a Google Extension
4. Create a wallet and copy the address to your clipboard
5. Go to http://folding.stanford.edu/
6. Click “Home Page” in the upper right corner
7. Click the “Start Folding” Pictures on the right hand side
8. After the download run the program
9. Follow the steps for setup identity when the new window pops up
10. Enter whatever Username you desire followed by the characters “_FLDC_” then followed by pasting in the BTC address from your wallet. Your username should look like this:
PookTwo_FLDC_18Emgn5f5Y6u2DEqWpcRGAxdP6v­eDvYtjb
11. Enter any team you desire. You can learn more about teams by going to https://folding.stanford.edu/home/teams-stats/
12. FoldingCoin’s default team is 226728 so join that one if you don’t prefer a team (or stay on team 0 if you would like)
13, Make sure to follow the steps of obtaining a passkey going here http://fah-web.stanford.edu/cgi-bin/getpasskey.py
14. Bookmark this page for easy access to your folding client http://folding.stanford.edu/client/

Advanced Configuration videos can be found on our YouTube page

Do not use any "_" other then the ones directed in the tutorial above. This will create an issue. Only use underscores before and after the FLDC

Web Client Layout

Adv. Client Layout

Chrome Folder Layout

Advanced Tutorials

Here are picture tutorials for various configurations that you can do with FoldingCoin. More will be added for troubleshooting issues as they arise. FoldingCoin Inc. would love feedback on additional tutorials that you would like to see. Please contact us at rross@foldingcoin.net to request picture tutorials.

Windows Guides

FAH installation guide
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Remote Access from LAN
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Linux Guides

AMD/ATI GPUs currently unsupported with FAH on linux
FAH Ubuntu installation guide
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Remote Access from LAN
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Mac Guides

We have had reports of some Macs not working well with Folding@home and having CPU and overheating issues. Please use on a Mac with caution.
FAH installation guide
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FAH Client Configuration

FAH on Chrome
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Install a GPU in your PC
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