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Geoffrey Cowling
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Message 798915 - Posted: 16 Aug 2008, 17:20:25 UTC

My old computer crashed and burned. I think I can read the disks into the new machine via USB.
Can I copy the WU's from it into the new machine and have the program process them? or do I just have to let them lapse?

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Message 798920 - Posted: 16 Aug 2008, 17:29:42 UTC - in response to Message 798915.

My old computer crashed and burned. I think I can read the disks into the new machine via USB.
Can I copy the WU's from it into the new machine and have the program process them? or do I just have to let them lapse?

Geoffrey

You'll have to copy the complete BOINC directory (including subdirectories) to the new computer. Then install BOINC into that same directory. After that, BOINC should continue to work on your WUs.

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Gundolf
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