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Message 79049 - Posted: 15 Jun 2017, 21:15:48 UTC

I installed the latest version of BOINC (7.6.33 x64) after not running projects for a while. If I close the window while minimised it also exits the manager and any running tasks. If I close it while visible however it remains running and is visible in the system tray. I assume the latter is the correct behaviour but why exit if it's minimised?
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Message 79060 - Posted: 16 Jun 2017, 7:33:36 UTC - in response to Message 79049.  

How do you close the window when it's minimized? You mean right-click->Exit?
That will exit the client and any running tasks when you once did File->Exit->Checked "Stop running tasks when exiting the BOINC Manager" and checked "Remember this decision and do not show this dialog."->OK.

You can get the exit dialog back by starting BOINC Manager->Options->Other options->Check "Enable Manager exit dialog?"->OK.
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Message 79069 - Posted: 16 Jun 2017, 16:15:15 UTC

No it's right click "Close window" and it works differently for when the window is minimised than when it's showing so I'm guessing this isn't intentional. Taskbar->Exit exits the application and any running tasks but shows the dialog first.
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Message 79070 - Posted: 16 Jun 2017, 16:22:21 UTC

If I could see I might be able to figure out why but Boinc seems to make it hard to get source code. I didn't even know windows sent different messages for visible and minimised windows.
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Message 79071 - Posted: 16 Jun 2017, 17:46:50 UTC - in response to Message 79070.  
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hmmm, my options are set to show the exit dialog when exiting BOINC Manager. From the systray I get offered the dialog. When BM is minimized to the Taskbar, and I right-click and choose 'close window', the BM closes, but BOINC client keeps running, and the systray Icon stays where it is i.e. the BOINC Manager has closed the open window, but has not unloaded, remained ready to open in an instant from the systray icon.

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Message 79073 - Posted: 16 Jun 2017, 22:03:46 UTC
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This seems to be an old problem
https://boinc.berkeley.edu/dev/forum_thread.php?id=8601

I don't believe the explanation that it's a windows function. Windows doesn't close programs by itself but sends a message. BOINC manager isn't handling it correctly.
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Message 79148 - Posted: 20 Jun 2017, 21:49:01 UTC - in response to Message 79073.  

This seems to be an old problem
https://boinc.berkeley.edu/dev/forum_thread.php?id=8601

I don't believe the explanation that it's a windows function. Windows doesn't close programs by itself but sends a message. BOINC manager isn't handling it correctly.

It goes back even further than that. I use BOINC Manager 6.10.48 with the BOINC 7.6.33 client and it has the same behavior.
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