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Message 1396939 - Posted: 31 Jul 2013, 10:57:20 UTC

Hello,

I have been running boinc on my Windows 8 laptop, specs:
cpu = Intel i5-3210M CPU @ 2.5GHz [x4]
graphics = AMD Radeon HD 7650M
with boinc manager 7.0.64 (x64)

I have been running the seti at home, with graphics, on my windows 7 desktop pc for just over a year. The win7 pc has much worse specs than my laptop, and yet, I can't get the graphics to work on my win8 laptop.

I have checked my preferences, and it is set to use the graphics, so I cannot see what the problem would be.
i have also checked the seti@home data folder, and the application that usually shows the graphics is there, but I can't get it to run from the boinc manager, because the button is greyed out.

Any ideas how to help?

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Message 1396995 - Posted: 31 Jul 2013, 15:16:54 UTC - in response to Message 1396939.

Hello,

I have been running boinc on my Windows 8 laptop, specs:
cpu = Intel i5-3210M CPU @ 2.5GHz [x4]
graphics = AMD Radeon HD 7650M
with boinc manager 7.0.64 (x64)

I have been running the seti at home, with graphics, on my windows 7 desktop pc for just over a year. The win7 pc has much worse specs than my laptop, and yet, I can't get the graphics to work on my win8 laptop.

I have checked my preferences, and it is set to use the graphics, so I cannot see what the problem would be.
i have also checked the seti@home data folder, and the application that usually shows the graphics is there, but I can't get it to run from the boinc manager, because the button is greyed out.

Any ideas how to help?


All of the work that you have on the machine has been sent to your AMD card, SETI does not have a graphics application for that app.

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Message 1397296 - Posted: 31 Jul 2013, 22:51:28 UTC - in response to Message 1396995.

Ah. ok.
Thanks for the information!

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