Posts by surfelvis

1) Message boards : Android : Can I also use my Kindle Fire to crunch data for Boinc projects? (Message 84075)
Posted 29 Dec 2017 by Profile surfelvis
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I have a smartphone, a Kindle Fire and a laptop. I run Boinc on my laptop for Seti@home, Universe@home, Asteroids@home & Milkyway@home. I would like to add Boinc to my Kindle Fire when it is idle, such as when I'm at work. However, if it can be done, I'm worried that it might use up all of my available memory or slow everything else up.
Can you please let me know if this is possible, what to expect, and how to do it?
Can each of the projects I listed above handle using a Kindle Fire? I listed my projects to make sure that each is not so big as to rule out using a Kindle Fire.
Thanks!
2) Message boards : Questions and problems : Live Help by e-mail, voice or text not working? (Message 84074)
Posted 29 Dec 2017 by Profile surfelvis
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I went to the Boinc Live Help page, and it says one can click on the name of one of the many individuals who volunteer their time to help answer questions or solve problems of Boinc and project users. However, when you follow the instructions to click on a name, you are sent to an Error 500 Page which says that they don't know what happened.

Just thought you should know this, unless I am doing something wrong. I followed the instructions though.

Thanks!
3) Message boards : Questions and problems : I had to creat a new acct again & re-install the software? anyone else? (Message 63775)
Posted 23 Aug 2015 by Profile surfelvis
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I've been running BOINC and participating in Seti@home & Milkyway@home for so long I can't remember when I started. I was running it when it was only Seti@home. Today, I noticed that there were notices from BOINC, so I clicked on it to open it up, but then it disappeared, and the icon disappeared from my "Hidden Icon" list. I saw that BOINC was still installed, but when I tried to open it, I got a DOS-like pop-up window with something about "no defaults". I then uninstalled and reinstalled BOINC, but when I tried to login, BOINC no longer recognizes me or my e-mail address. I therefore had to create a new account. I've used my same e-mail address for decades. I don't remember my long account key, and now I can't access it. Has this happened to anyone else? Any suggestions about how to merge my old account with my new one? Also, my Milkway@home & Seti@home are "suspended". I hope I didn't lose all my stats! Ugh!




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