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Message 828868 - Posted: 10 Nov 2008, 7:26:41 UTC

i currently have win xp as my primary opperating system but i also have ubuntu as an option on my boot menu. i have installed bionce manager on my xp system but everytime i reboot, it keeps telling me a reboot is required for the manager to work. i have even shut down my computer and re started it but it keeps telling me the same. i think maybe it is because the reboot is not fullfilling properly as it pauses on the system boot option before i give it a command to boot either xp or ubuntu.is there a way round this? if so, can anybody tell me what it is? kind regards, peter

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Message 828876 - Posted: 10 Nov 2008, 8:42:55 UTC - in response to Message 828868.

i currently have win xp as my primary opperating system but i also have ubuntu as an option on my boot menu. i have installed bionce
reminds me of Beyoncé Knowles from Destiny's Child :-)
manager on my xp system but everytime i reboot, it keeps telling me a reboot is required for the manager to work. i have even shut down my computer and re started it but it keeps telling me the same. i think maybe it is because the reboot is not fullfilling properly as it pauses on the system boot option before i give it a command to boot either xp or ubuntu.is there a way round this? if so, can anybody tell me what it is? kind regards, peter

Look for a file called "rebootpending.txt" in the BOINC (data) directory and delete it. The Data directory is probably hidden, so be sure to set the right options in Windows-Explorer.

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Message 828878 - Posted: 10 Nov 2008, 9:01:13 UTC - in response to Message 828876.
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i currently have win xp as my primary opperating system but i also have ubuntu as an option on my boot menu. i have installed bionce
reminds me of Beyoncé Knowles from Destiny's Child :-)
manager on my xp system but everytime i reboot, it keeps telling me a reboot is required for the manager to work. i have even shut down my computer and re started it but it keeps telling me the same. i think maybe it is because the reboot is not fullfilling properly as it pauses on the system boot option before i give it a command to boot either xp or ubuntu.is there a way round this? if so, can anybody tell me what it is? kind regards, peter

Look for a file called "rebootpending.txt" in the BOINC (data) directory and delete it. The Data directory is probably hidden, so be sure to set the right options in Windows-Explorer.

Gruß,
Gundolf

If you'rve upgraded BOINC from 6.2.13 according to this info, you may need to uninstall BOINC thru the Contol Panel first and then delete the rebootpending.txt from the Data folder.

[Edit] As noted by Ageless delete the rebootpending.txt from the program dir, though just recently someone else had a similar problem and couldn't find it in the program dir so if that's the case here too then check the Data folder[/Edit]
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Message 828881 - Posted: 10 Nov 2008, 9:15:58 UTC
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People, the RebootPending.txt file will be in the BOINC directory, not in the BOINC Data directory.
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