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Clarence R. Isaacks II
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Message 933631 - Posted: 16 Sep 2009, 0:06:35 UTC

Suddenly all my computers are being loaded with enhanced 6.03 work units. I had my preferences set
to NOT do these types. Now I cannot change the settings. Everytime I uncheck the enhanced box, update then check again the enhanced box is checked again. And yes I am updating every computer and getting same responses.
I can't afford to tie up my computers for 12 to 24 hours per WU.

John McLeod VII
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Message 933645 - Posted: 16 Sep 2009, 1:50:51 UTC

I just tried changing the setting on the web site, and had no problem. Did you actually save the changes with the button at the bottm of the page?


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Message 933697 - Posted: 16 Sep 2009, 7:46:53 UTC - in response to Message 933631.

I can't afford to tie up my computers for 12 to 24 hours per WU.

Why would you attach a computer without GPU to a project if you don't want to process CPU tasks?

Computer sind nicht alles im Leben. (Kleiner Scherz)

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Message 933839 - Posted: 16 Sep 2009, 20:39:00 UTC - in response to Message 933697.

and if he decided to turn off the computer thats fine too. the newer seti_enhanced Wu's have double the sensitivity of the ones from a few weeks ago. The credits have also been doubled so you aren't wasting time on a WU. my slower computers take about that much time as well. I don't understand what the big deal is. We are all volunteers here so we are all aware that we are spending extra money by having our CPU's running at full speed.
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