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How To: Getting BOINC setup for WCG

Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Chicken Patty, May 5, 2009.

  1. HammerON

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    I like to contribute to science when from time to time... :D
     
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    Ok i joined and am crunching
     
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    Welcome :)
    Thanks for joining TPU WCG :toast:
     
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    Just joined the team... now... is there any way I can confine it to run in my system tray only so I don't have the bar for the program in my task bar?

    I couldn't join the tpu team so I just joined... on to team apparantly. When I clicked on the link in fit's post it said the program was unavailable or something along those lines
     
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    Joined TPU team, you now have the full power of my A64 5200+!

    Well, as the Tesco adverts say 'every little helps'.


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    Just moved myself to the tpu team. I am impressed with WCG... so easy to run. Set it up and never think about it again... maybe I can convince my mom to run this on her machine, she has an athlon xp 2200+
     
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    :confused:

    maybe WCG site is messed?

    seems to work now.

    you can run BOINC as a service and never have to mess with it again. when you install there is an option to run as a service.

    thanks for helping out. ;)
     
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    Thanks for crunching:)
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    Yeah it kinda bothered me that I couldn't do F@H anymore (no DX10 card for gpu... no multi core processor for SMP). I could do the single core client but the single client is old and crappy... I'd much rather run this
     
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    my media PC is crunching - lets just hope the 4000+ isnt so slow it un-crunches :p
     
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    Is it just me or is the WCG site slow slow slow? I can't even login--it just doesn't work.

    I need to re-download the WCG client... is there an alternate download link somewhere?
     
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    http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download_all.php
     
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    I finally got enough spare parts to dedicate this computer 100%. I have been reading a lot about WCG and I am so happy to be apart of the team. :toast:

    [​IMG]
     
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    I get this error from the op


    Error

    * The application is unavailable at this time, please try again later.


    Your action has resulted in an error.
     
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    I have 3 more computers ready to crunch, how do I had on more comps to the same account?
     
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    Download the software again
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    In that case: http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download.php
    You will just have to attach the client to WCG after installing (just select World Community Grid from the list of projects, and enter your info)
     
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    I just used IE... And as far as i can tell it's fully working :).
     
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    Keep seeing this when the screen saver activates too. And seems to having issue's with my firewall too as i have only been able to upload data for 1 completion out of 4. Even with it disabled seems to have a issue now were as it did not before.

    I have 1 more near finished now ( 20 mins max ). I'm hoping it was with joining the TPU group so i'll just upload them and see what happens.
     
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