"Use GPU while computer is in use" disables GPU when screen locked

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Peter Hucker
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Message 81706 - Posted: 3 Oct 2017, 9:50:58 UTC
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****IGNORE THE BELOW****
MSI Afterburner (the fan control) had gotten closed somehow and wasn't speeding up the GPU fan when in use, so I mistakenly thought it wasn't computing).
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I turned on the "Use GPU while computer is in use" function since the project I've changed to (Moo) uses the GPU so heavily that it makes the interface sluggish. All went well until I got up this morning to find it not computing. The screen was locked which seems to make BOINC think the computer is in use?! Once I unlocked it, then didn't touch the mouse for 20 seconds, it started computing again.
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Message 81707 - Posted: 3 Oct 2017, 10:07:59 UTC - in response to Message 81706.  

You turned GPU use ON while computer in use?
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Message 81708 - Posted: 3 Oct 2017, 10:08:10 UTC - in response to Message 81706.  

You turned GPU use ON while computer in use?
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Message 81711 - Posted: 3 Oct 2017, 11:01:06 UTC - in response to Message 81708.  

I wrote it wrongly, I meant I turned it off. It was correctly stopping the GPU when I touched the mouse or keyboard. I thought it was stopping it while I had the computer locked (Windows 10 lock screen) because the GPU fan wasn't making a noise, but in fact the GPU fan software had crashed. Coincidence.
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