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Message 896702 - Posted: 18 May 2009, 22:45:59 UTC

When my computer began processing Astropulse work units BOINC displayed that they would be finished in about three hundred hours. Today I started SETI up again and the display was at eleven hundred hours for each! What exactly could have changed in my computer over a day to account for this, or is there something I need to tweak in the BOINC manager?

Operating System: Windows Vistaâ„¢ Home Premium (6.0, Build 6001) Service Pack 1 (6001.vistasp1_gdr.090302-1506)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gateway
System Model: DX4200-09
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 9150e Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs), ~1.8GHz
Memory: 6142MB RAM
Page File: 2431MB used, 10075MB available
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce 9800 GT
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Display Memory: 3823 MB
Dedicated Memory: 1007 MB
Shared Memory: 2815 MB
Current Mode: 1440 x 900 (32 bit) (60Hz)

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Message 896714 - Posted: 18 May 2009, 23:23:57 UTC

Your computer was off for a while. BOINC keeps track of what fraction of the time your computer is on.
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