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Message 976708 - Posted: 8 Mar 2010, 12:47:54 UTC

Hello,

I would like to know if there is a way to hide my computer details from public? It's an privacy issue for me. I'm referring to "my account" on the website.

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Message 976709 - Posted: 8 Mar 2010, 12:52:54 UTC - in response to Message 976708.

You can hide your computers through the project preferences. But do know that we cannot see much detail about your computer or computers. All we see is what brand and make CPU you have, amount of RAM, whether it has a GPU and how your tasks are doing. We do not see the IP address or its name, only YOU can see that.

When you ever have problems, it's easy for us (other volunteers) to check on your tasks what kind of error you're running into and help you with that, else you will have to give out all those details yourself.

So... your choice. :-)

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Message 976711 - Posted: 8 Mar 2010, 13:40:13 UTC

1 active computer that isn't returning or running any work. I doubt they'll need our help ; )
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Message 980080 - Posted: 17 Mar 2010, 18:02:31 UTC - in response to Message 976711.

Thank you Ageless. I was looking for these options in "Computing preferences" and "Community preferences" but I didn't think I would find them in "project preferences". Should checked them out more thoroughly. Anyway thanks again for answering my problem :).


1 active computer that isn't returning or running any work. I doubt they'll need our help ; )


I have rejoined the project and was reviewing my account. Maybe I'll keep it up and runing on a regular basis, again. The involvement alone is important, right? :)

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Message 980166 - Posted: 17 Mar 2010, 19:19:47 UTC - in response to Message 980080.

yes it is. You may have noticed the hiccups the servers have been having lately. you may run out of work or be unable to contact the servers through boinc. make sure you have a backup to use when seti isnt available
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Message 980214 - Posted: 17 Mar 2010, 21:07:05 UTC - in response to Message 980080.

Thank you Ageless. I was looking for these options in "Computing preferences" and "Community preferences" but I didn't think I would find them in "project preferences". Should checked them out more thoroughly. Anyway thanks again for answering my problem :).


1 active computer that isn't returning or running any work. I doubt they'll need our help ; )


I have rejoined the project and was reviewing my account. Maybe I'll keep it up and runing on a regular basis, again. The involvement alone is important, right? :)

Only you can see certain information about your computers, like the IP address, machine name and user name. Click on my name and look at the information available about my computers.
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