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Message 1981425 - Posted: 21 Feb 2019, 5:59:37 UTC

I can't seem to figure out how to add my computer to my account and I can't get or complete tasks because of this
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Message 1981431 - Posted: 21 Feb 2019, 6:39:00 UTC - in response to Message 1981425.  
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Well a computer was added to your account on: 21 Feb 2019, 6:01:05 UTC

And has downloaded 2 tasks.
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Message 1981438 - Posted: 21 Feb 2019, 7:36:45 UTC

Looking at the tasks on your computer, one of them should take a couple of hours to run, and the other about 15-30 minutes.
That is assuming you are not using the screen saver, if yo are you can more than double those times.
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Message 1992549 - Posted: 4 May 2019, 7:17:41 UTC - in response to Message 1981438.  

Are you saying that allowing the screen saver portion to run allows boinc to actually process more during idle times then just letting the PC put the screen to sleep??

I know Boinc keeps doing tasks when the pc is idle and it keeps processing after the screen times out.
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Message 1992551 - Posted: 4 May 2019, 7:23:05 UTC

Screen savers are not always coded as well as they should be and so grab a lot of processing resource. SETI (and many other BOINC based projects) do not need a screen saver to run. In the vast majority of cases they are simply representations of the processing, and with modern non-CRT screens are not required, I just turn the screens off when I'm not using them.
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Message 1992554 - Posted: 4 May 2019, 7:52:29 UTC - in response to Message 1992551.  
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You would want a screen saver again on your OLED screen, as those are as susceptible for burn in as the CRTs and Plasma screens were.
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Message 1992773 - Posted: 6 May 2019, 3:07:54 UTC

The last contact was like April 19th.

The cpu and internal gpu setup you have will not crunch very fast but should reliably contact Seti except Tuesday mornings when Seti@Home is down for maintenance.

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