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Message 31997 - Posted: 6 Apr 2010, 17:12:18 UTC

What is the best way to do this? Right now I have two accounts, and when I'm logged onto my guest account, CPU usage goes to 100% because the admin account goes idle.

How do I stop this from happening?

Thanks in advance - I need to fix this if I'm to keep running BOINC on my main machine.

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Message 31998 - Posted: 6 Apr 2010, 17:27:22 UTC - in response to Message 31997.  

As long as you're not using the GPU for any calculations on Windows Vista or Windows 7, you can install BOINC as a service (protected application execution).
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Message 31999 - Posted: 6 Apr 2010, 17:37:18 UTC - in response to Message 31998.  

and if you are using GPU?
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Message 32000 - Posted: 6 Apr 2010, 17:40:56 UTC - in response to Message 31999.  

nevermind, just read the FAQ.
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Message 32001 - Posted: 6 Apr 2010, 18:02:33 UTC - in response to Message 32000.  

Mind, if you run Windows XP, you can install as a service and still use the GPU. It's only Windows Vista and above that can't do this.
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Message 32002 - Posted: 6 Apr 2010, 23:27:06 UTC - in response to Message 32001.  

I'm running windows 7... I think the best compromise is just to drop my projects that are using my GPU (its only 1 anyways, its ATI) and go CPU-only until this is fixed (I hope it is fixed some day).
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