- I can't run the agent all the time. Is there a
way to establish a set schedule?
- I changed the schedule on the Device Profiles
page but it does not seem to work?
- I have the same computer listed more than once
on my device list. How can I delete the duplicate device?
I can't run the agent
all the time. Is there a way to establish a set schedule?
Yes, you can customize when the agent
runs. This is done by updating the device profile associated
with the device where the agent is running. You can update the
device profile by visiting the Device
Manager. Once there, click on the
device profile for the device whose schedule you want to change.
Once on the Device Profile page, you can set a customized
schedule for each day that you need one. When finished, press
save. After you press save, the schedule will go into effect the
next time your grid agent communicates with the grid servers.
When establishing the customized schedule, the drop-down for
Hard drive space may be ignored.
If needed, you can create additional device profiles by visiting
Profiles screen. This screen has
an option that allows you to create new profiles.
I changed the
schedule on the Device Profiles page but it does not seem to
This schedule change affects the grid
agent running on your PC. For security reasons, no information
is pushed to the grid agent while it is running on your PC. Only
when your grid agent communicates with the grid servers does
anything change with the grid agent. When your grid agent
finishes its current unit of work, it will initiate
communications with the grid server, and then your new schedule
will take effect.
I have the same
computer listed more than once on my device list. How can I
delete the duplicate device?
The World Community Grid agent
registers itself as a new device each time the software is
installed. The agent does not know whether it is being installed
on a computer where it was previously installed or whether it is
a new computer altogether. If a member installs the software
more than once on the same computer, then they are likely to see
two devices with the same listed on the website. At this time it
is not possible to delete the additional devices listed on the
website. The Device
Manager page and the Device
Statistics page shows by default all of your devices that
were registered within the past 7 days or that have returned a
result within the past 14 days. Unused devices do not appear on
this page when these time periods have passed.