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Message 1208569 - Posted: 21 Mar 2012, 21:21:36 UTC

guys i have no idea what im supposed to do once i get an assigned task.anyone can help?

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Message 1208590 - Posted: 21 Mar 2012, 22:12:26 UTC - in response to Message 1208569.

You don't do anything. Your computer will process the task and automatically return the result on its own.

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Message 1209693 - Posted: 24 Mar 2012, 15:42:59 UTC

I saw a 3d graph on TV that my computer would be doing once I sign up, however I dont see that. Was that just something the TV show was trying to show us???

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Message 1209715 - Posted: 24 Mar 2012, 16:55:07 UTC - in response to Message 1209693.

Since I have no idea what you saw on TV, I can't help you. You need to be more descriptive.

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Message 1209734 - Posted: 24 Mar 2012, 17:59:15 UTC - in response to Message 1209715.

I think they were referring to a 3D wave-like image. I also am having trouble getting my program to activate.

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Message 1209744 - Posted: 24 Mar 2012, 18:37:42 UTC - in response to Message 1209734.

The 3D wave-like image is only a screen saver, and the science application runs in the background whether the image is on the screen or not.

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Message 1214360 - Posted: 5 Apr 2012, 19:56:58 UTC

I too am having some problems..... I loaded up both BOINC, AND SETI@HOME, they both appeared to have downloaded properly, but still I see nothing working. No projects at all. I loaded these up about a month ago and have been in here checking at least daily with no projects working.
Is there something more I need to do to get on board???
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Message 1214366 - Posted: 5 Apr 2012, 20:05:02 UTC - in response to Message 1214360.

there is no need to put the same post on 2 different threads. Once is plenty for everyone.
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Message 1220333 - Posted: 19 Apr 2012, 16:12:15 UTC

This is a technical question about my account name. I got a new computer years ago and didn't put Seti on the new computer and simply forgot about it, until recently. I came on the site and remember my user name but not the password, actually I thought I did but the account might be inactive. I did a search of the name and it's still there opened in May 1999. I tried to open a new account with the same username and it worked but now there are 2 accounts with my same username, one from 1999 and the new one for 2012. My question is, can I somehow get my old account deleted so there isn't 2 accounts with my same name? It's been inactive for 8 or 9 years.

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Message 1220335 - Posted: 19 Apr 2012, 16:28:10 UTC - in response to Message 1220333.

Why didn't you start a new thread? ;-)

Did you try the "Special instructions for SETI@home Classic participants" on the SETI@home homepage?

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Message 1220535 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 6:48:07 UTC - in response to Message 1220333.


As Gundolf say:

While you are log-in in your current new account - go to this link:
http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/sah_classic_link.php

... and paste your old email (not user name, not any password)

The 2 accounts will be merged.


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Message 1220707 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 18:26:41 UTC - in response to Message 1220535.

Thank you so much for your help but I tried all the email addresses that I might have used at the time and it keeps saying there is no account with that email address.

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Message 1222639 - Posted: 24 Apr 2012, 3:45:20 UTC
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What is the shutdown procedure before I turn off my computer at night?

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Message 1222646 - Posted: 24 Apr 2012, 4:03:10 UTC - in response to Message 1222639.

nothing special. BOINC should shut down your work gracefully. Be warned there are alpha and beta projects that do not save work as its processed. IF you shut one of these down you'd have to restart the work from the start.

Seti again does have checkpoints so no worries
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Message 1222821 - Posted: 24 Apr 2012, 18:54:26 UTC
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What if question.
(I'm running Seti@home) Do I win something if my computer detects something? Like, maybe, a Nobel prize or a large increase in my bank account.

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Message 1222851 - Posted: 24 Apr 2012, 20:26:15 UTC - in response to Message 1222821.

the admiration of the world most likely
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Message 1222858 - Posted: 24 Apr 2012, 20:43:39 UTC - in response to Message 1222821.

What if question.
(I'm running Seti@home) Do I win something if my computer detects something? Like, maybe, a Nobel prize or a large increase in my bank account.


Your name will be mentioned as being a co-discoverer of a confirmed signal of extraterrestrial origins.

It would be up to the Nobel prize committee to decide if you win it. There is no reward for the discovery of an alien signal that I'm aware of.

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Message 1223944 - Posted: 27 Apr 2012, 13:41:24 UTC

I am new to to pc,s also seti but looking at it am in the right place to learn

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Message 1224998 - Posted: 29 Apr 2012, 18:44:55 UTC

hope i got this right that i can post things on here that is reasonable i have been on three days i would not want to break the rules.

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Message 1225130 - Posted: 29 Apr 2012, 23:33:28 UTC - in response to Message 1224998.

hope i got this right that i can post things on here that is reasonable i have been on three days i would not want to break the rules.

Yes, but you haven't asked a question yet.

BTW, you might want to start a new thread.
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