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Old 2020-11-27, 14:30   #13
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Originally Posted by piforbreakfast View Post
I downloaded the zip file and unpacked the program but absolutely nothing is happening when I try to run it. Is there something else I need to do?

The exponent in question is prime. I don't have mfaktc or mlucas installed but would very much like to know where to find those programs.
Climbing the learning curve can provide many hours of enjoyable distraction.
Start through https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=24607. Bookmark it for later reference.
For software after you've absorbed the contents of the first several links there, see http://www.mersenneforum.org/showpos...91&postcount=2 and its attachment.

I'll put up a version of Mfactor later. People really should use and recommend Mfactor, not Factor5. Speed penalty ~7+ measured for Factor5.

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