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Hi guys,

I have all of my client shortcuts in the startup folder. 3x GPU, 1x CPU. On occasion during windows startup the clients will bug, stating that "machine id" is the same as another client. This is not the case and I think it's because they all start at the same time.

I was hoping to create a batchfile that would run the 4x shortcuts with a small delay between.

So I need a batchfile but don't know the commands. Can anyone assist?

Thanks

P.s. I have the computer restart 1x per day because I get random folding@home fail errors from the GPUS. Not sure why since I'm using dummy plugs but it happens and I have to restart the comp.
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I'm also having the same problem, 3 GPU and 1 CPU too. It doesn't happen too often, although it is annoying. If someone has a solution, that'd be awesome
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Very nice. I found a great link for adding in a pause/wait.

http://www.robvanderwoude.com/wait.php
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Here is the code for my batch file

Code:
start "" "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\HFM.NET\\HFM.exe" 
start "" "C:\\Folding\\WinAFC\\WinAFC.exe" 
cd C:\\Folding\\Bigadv\\
start .\\FAH6.34-win32-SMP.exe
cd C:\\Folding\\Folding GPU\\GTX460\\
start .\\Folding@home-Win32-GPU.exe
cd C:\\Folding\\Folding GPU\\GTX460 2\\
start .\\Folding@home-Win32-GPU.exe
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Originally Posted by scutzi128 View Post
Here is the code for my batch file

Code:
start "" "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\HFM.NET\\HFM.exe" 
start "" "C:\\Folding\\WinAFC\\WinAFC.exe" 
cd C:\\Folding\\Bigadv\\
start .\\FAH6.34-win32-SMP.exe
cd C:\\Folding\\Folding GPU\\GTX460\\
start .\\Folding@home-Win32-GPU.exe
cd C:\\Folding\\Folding GPU\\GTX460 2\\
start .\\Folding@home-Win32-GPU.exe
Nice. Here is what I came up with. Also, you can put your parameters into the file instead of modifying the exe. I ended up just recycling my desktop shortcuts since they were already there.

I need to use the ping to pause because I was getting machine conflicts by opening too fast.

Code:
start "CPU" "C:\\Users\\Folding\\Desktop\\Folding - CPU"
PING 127.0.0.1 -n 4
start "GPU1" "C:\\Users\\Folding\\Desktop\\Folding - GPU 1"
PING 127.0.0.1 -n 4
start "GPU2" "C:\\Users\\Folding\\Desktop\\Folding - GPU 2"
PING 127.0.0.1 -n 4
start "GPU4" "C:\\Users\\Folding\\Desktop\\Folding - GPU 4"
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