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Not going to make deadline... can i quit early and get a new WU?

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Like the title says. I was out of down for a few days so i left my computer on and what happens, we have an earthquake and i think thats why i came back to a rebooted windows screen. Mind you i'm in CENTRAL ILLINOIS!

Anyways, i just started it up again and it says the deadline is in 13 hrs and i have 18 hrs of work. Can i cancel this and receive a new WU with a new deadline or do i have to finish this one first.
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yes, you just need to delete the work file.


edit: happens to me sometimes if my back-up folder hangs and I don't get to it fast enough.
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yes, you just need to delete the work file.


edit: happens to me sometimes if my back-up folder hangs and I don't get to it fast enough.
exactly. I always hate when I miss a deadline though. I usually have it happen on my lappy. If I run it 24/7 I have 3 hours to spare from the final.
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Ok duh lol thanks, i think i never just waited long enough after i deleted it to fetch a new WU

My only problem is now it keeps saying "WU has an invalid address" "ERROR attempt #(NUMBER) failed, and no other work to do"

Is this normal? I havent changed any settings and i have completed a few WU already.

NVM thanks to those who helped
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It can sometimes take a while before it starts a new WU. Try restarting it a few times.
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How long has this been happening?
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Last question i promise...

Whenever i reload fahmon it still says that its the same project, the project # is the same and it says it was downloaded 3 days ago even though it looks like it was just downloaded now. Is this just an error with fahmon or did i not delete everything i was supposed to?

Attached is a pic of my folding and work folder. I JUST deleted the work folder.

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Fahmon reads your fahlog so it may take a while for it to realize that. Open up your fahlog to see if it is recording from the console. if not, close the console reboot comp and run folding again.
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Last question i promise...

Whenever i reload fahmon it still says that its the same project, the project # is the same and it says it was downloaded 3 days ago even though it looks like it was just downloaded now. Is this just an error with fahmon or did i not delete everything i was supposed to?

Attached is a pic of my folding and work folder. I JUST deleted the work folder.

just download new projects(its under fahmon on the top of the screen).
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