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How To: Getting BOINC setup for WCG

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As long as you keep the default tasks folder path (think it's C:\Program Data\BOINC) then either way it should resume the tasks you had in previous.

It's how I keep my tasks when I swap OS or drives in my crunchers.
Yeah that sorted it for me, just made a backup of the BOINC folder and then uninstalled/installed the new client.

Tasks started of from where they had stopped.
 
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How do I switch from advanced view to the basic?:eek:

I found it. Simple view.
 
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You can use simple view if you want, but I would definitely recommend the use of advanced view; it's far more powerful and gives you much more information.
 
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Did I get any points today?
 

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When it asks for password in setup, does that mean account key?
 

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Doesn't that just show the top 100?
I clicked on today, I'm not there. I think screwed up the password. An i7 @ 3.7 should have posted some points.
 
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When it asks for password in setup, does that mean account key?
Yes, the Boinc username and password during setup should be the same ones you use to login to the World Community Grid website.

If you are using hertz9753 as your username you can find yourself here in the stats page: http://stats.free-dc.org/stats.php?page=team&proj=bwcg&team=22175&offset=201

Can you post some screenshots of the tab called "Projects" under the advanced view? It should show something similar to this:
 

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Hmmm? I found your stats on the free dc site (third page for team TPU) and it says zero for the day. Maybe your rig hasnt returned the finished work units yet?
 
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I guess it's working. Is 8 tasks on an i7 okay?
 
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Thats quite right my friend! You have all your threads crunching for you but it seems Boinc is not using those 8 threads 100%. To enable full usage, go to the advanced tab->preferences, then set the " on multiprocessor systems, use at most" option to 100%. Well this is if your rig isa dedicated cruncher and just use it to browse the net and do minor games! Hope this helps!
 
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Thats quite right my friend! You have all your threads crunching for you but it seems Boinc is not using those 8 threads 100%. To enable full usage, go to the advanced tab->preferences, then set the " on multiprocessor systems, use at most" option to 100%. Well this is if your rig isa dedicated cruncher and just use it to browse the net and do minor games! Hope this helps!
This is on my system 2 rig. 100% on the cpu now. Folding on the GTX cards and getting 24,100 ppd.:)
 
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This is on my system 2 rig. 100% on the cpu now. Folding on the GTX cards and getting 24,100 ppd.:)
Well thats kinda neat a set up you got there!:toast: Just been back from hibernation myself! Didnt crunch for almost a year!:rolleyes: Nice to have you on the team buddy!:respect: Lots of good people here on TPU!:D
 

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Well thats kinda neat a set up you got there!:toast: Just been back from hibernation myself! Didnt crunch for almost a year!:rolleyes: Nice to have you on the team buddy!:respect: Lots of good people here on TPU!:D
Well welcome back to the most awesome crunching team on the net Neoreif:rockout::rockout::rockout:
 
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Well welcome back to the most awesome crunching team on the net Neoreif:rockout::rockout::rockout:
Thanks man! As I've said in another post, "It felt like going home"! Points means a contribution to the cause!:toast:
 

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any one use a diskless os with boinc ?
 
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As in a Ubuntu Live CD or the equivalent?
 

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