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Message 1916124 - Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 18:56:26 UTC

I'd like to learn how to move the seti work directory that contains all of the files queued for processing, etc. to a different disk volume (windows 10). Can someone direct me to some sort of reference? I don't want to uninstall and reinstall, however.
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Message 1916125 - Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 19:04:56 UTC - in response to Message 1916124.  

Easy. I assume you meant the /Data directory when you said the "work" directory. Just run the installer again and on the first dialog, you can change the location of the /Data directory.
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Message 1916127 - Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 19:11:04 UTC - in response to Message 1916125.  

Thanks! I don't remember the install step very well.

But do I need to deplete the work already pending first so as to not lose it?
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Message 1916128 - Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 19:14:25 UTC

To be slightly more explicit:

Stop BOINC (Manager and client)
Manually move your BOINC data folder to the new location
Uninstall BOINC (this removes the program, but not your data or settings)
Re-install BOINC, choosing the 'Advanced' option to tell it the new data location
It should pick up where you left off, even including partially-crunched tasks.
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Message 1916136 - Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 19:52:40 UTC - in response to Message 1916128.  

Thanks for the explicit directions Richard. I sometimes forget not everyone has been at this that long and needs some hand-holding.
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Message 1916137 - Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 19:59:53 UTC - in response to Message 1916128.  

Yup. Easy as punch. Worked like you said. So thanks!
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