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How can you close SMP without causing Missing Work Files?

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I often close SMP to restart for software changes, or sometimes I just close the program to play games. Not all the time, but enough to make me angry, the work files get corrupted or the SMP client says there are some missing so it deletes the files and starts over. Is there any way to stop this? I just lost one that was 60% complete and needless to say I am quite annoyed.
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<Ctrl> + <C>

I'll add that it takes a little bit to shut down, especially if you are running the affinity changer with the smp clients.
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<Ctrl> + <C>

I'll add that it takes a little bit to shut down, especially if you are running the affinity changer with the smp clients.
Yep, that's it. It's not 100% though. You can still loose w/u's, but it should work most of the time.
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I always just click the X and i don't know if i have ever had a WU mess up because of it.
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<Ctrl> + <C>

I'll add that it takes a little bit to shut down, especially if you are running the affinity changer with the smp clients.
I usually use Ctrl C too, but sometimes I use the 'X'. THe only time I have had issues is when I shutdown the computer while fah is still running.
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post #6 of 6
Even doing it correctly with ctrl+c can still cause a problem. The beta SMP client shutdown is still problematic occasionally. Guess that's on reason why it's still in beta. Just minimize the number of restarts to minimize the occasional lost WU. Or wait to restart until just after a WU has finished, or has just started. Avoid restarting when your WU is 90+% complete, because that would just tweak you off even more.
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