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Message 9052 - Posted: 15 Jan 2006, 0:31:10 UTC

I am getting ready to do a major upgrade on my computer. New motherboard, processor and RAM, so, basically, a whole new system. I plan on moving the hard drives over without installing a new OS. Should I let all of my current work units finish or will it be ok to continue work on them with different hardware? Should I Uninstall BOINC and reinstall on the new hardware or will the project care if this copy of BOINC is suddenly on a new computer? And are there any other problems that I am not thinking of?


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Message 9111 - Posted: 15 Jan 2006, 22:39:00 UTC

Please read the "Please read before posting" message... If you move the hard drives, it SHOULD continue right on from where it left off. I think running your queue dry would be a safe bit of insurance though.

Windows will likely ask for the authorization key as it's a "new installation".

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