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Alan R Renner
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Message 1195875 - Posted: 16 Feb 2012, 2:46:39 UTC

I first signed up to help with SETI and didn't mind if others used my computer time if SETI wasn't, but since signing up two months ago SETI has logged no time while other projects have kept my i7 Pentium at the point of overheating.
Every time I look into the SETI at Home web cite it says it's having trouble etc but at this point I'm about to opt out all together if I can't get some idea when they will be back... Can any one help with some info?

A. Renner

John McLeod VII
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Message 1196649 - Posted: 18 Feb 2012, 5:22:42 UTC - in response to Message 1195875.

Sometimes they have stretches like this. S@H is operating on a shoestring budget. When things go wrong, it can take a while to get them fixed as there are only about 3 employees that work there.


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