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post #1 of 13
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So...my second computer I set it up using the console...it's got 5 users...me (who only uses it to set stuff up), and my other family members. I installed the console on it, as a service...

Why does my folding history show that yesterday I finished 9 WUs? and for 48 points?

What's goin on? Is it just not finishing them? or....

I'm not really sure what's going on...lol.
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post #2 of 13
It sounds like the WUs are not completing properly and giving you a small fraction of the points. Check out the log file and see what's going on.
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post #3 of 13
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It sounds like the WUs are not completing properly and giving you a small fraction of the points. Check out the log file and see what's going on.
This happened to me when I wasn't stable. Make sure it's stable with the usual SuperPi and Prime95
post #4 of 13
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it's on my other computer..it's totally stock.

Oh well, I'll go run superpi and sp2004 or something....lol.

If I log onto different users all the time and stuff...could that effect it? cause they all use the computer...
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post #5 of 13
I would assume not

Then again it IS Windows

Just make sure it's accessible by all users. Like NOT in "my documents" but rather on the hard drive. (C: or D: or whatever)

I think the desktop would be a bad idea too
post #6 of 13
If the folding application is being shut down repeatedly by Windows (and not by the users), that could definitely cause early unit ends.

Also stock doesn't necessarily equal stable, though it does 99.999% of the time. My first overclocking build was not stable at stock, and it really threw me for a loop when I tried to OC it.
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k so..the athlon xp 2600+ is running at 1.15Ghz..

*** is up with that? Could it be overheating?
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post #8 of 13
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alright..figured out why it's running slow...haven't fixed it yet, but it's not overheating, and passed super pi 1m, and 20m of prime...it's decent..lol
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post #9 of 13
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Guys....it's still doing it. I'll get like 15 WUs a day or whatever....

Is it because it's in the "All users/start menu/programs/folding at home

directory? is that a bad place for it?

How do you uninstall it? Maybe I need to do that and start over again....
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post #10 of 13
You may do better having one installation of the software per user on the system rather than one for everyone. Either way, you need to get all of the users to manually shut down the folding application prior to logging off as I'm sure the constant stops and starts are causing the large number of WUs to be shown, likely with very few points since the WUs aren't being completed. If it's not possible to get the other users to babysit the program properly, it might be better to just have it on your aco****.
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