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Ati Catalyst Drivers Automatically Install Folding@home?


I'm in the middle of updating my computer to my new win 7 64 build & discovered folding@home loaded itself to my system. The properties tab shows it starts in c:atisupport9-12_vista64 yada yada yada. I know this is a program designed to help folks at stanford look at genomes

But what the heck is it doing on my computer without my express permission?

Anyone know if this is actually running, or merely an invitation to install it?

If it's up and running, how do i uninstall?


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