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Profile George 254
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Message 1887242 - Posted: 1 Sep 2017, 8:21:53 UTC

Purchased a s/h HP Elitebook 2570p off eBay, (Machine no. 8285120) put max 8GB RAM in it and 120 GB SSD. This crunched the WUs very well and at a fraction of my TU (DELL Xeons 8023146) electricity cost. However, after a few days, I got the message "This copy of Windows is not genuine...." Didn't stop the fast WU crunching with average credits > 4000 a day - easily the most productive laptop and almost half of the TU daily average of around 9000 credits.
Anyway got fed up with the notice so bought a Win7 licence off eBay and installed it after a lot of trouble having to download lots of HP drivers.
When I downloaded BOINC again, I got a new machine number 8330266 so I merged this with 8285120 getting message that the latter had "been retired" (shades of Blade Runner....) so the no. 8330266 is the current one.
I keep my own daily figures of credits for each machine and decided to check these against FreeDC. The daily figures for 8330266 are identical to another HP machine: Elitebook 2570p when I check them on FreeDC and much less than my own credit figures which I check at the (roughly) same time every day.
Can anyone tell me what is going on here?
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Message 1887245 - Posted: 1 Sep 2017, 8:58:49 UTC

FreeDC is a third party organisation. How they calculate and present your data is outside of SETI@Home's control. It would be best if you approached them through their own forum or support pages.
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Message 1887402 - Posted: 1 Sep 2017, 23:14:36 UTC - in response to Message 1887245.  

Thanks for this Rob, will do.
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