How to stop downloading work?

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Open BOINC Manager

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Go to the Advanced View.


BOINC 6:

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BOINC 6.13 & 7:

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Select the Projects tab.

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Select the project you want to stop fetching work, e.g. [email protected]

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Click the "No new tasks" button.

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As you notice, the button changes to "Allow new tasks", the status of [email protected] has changed to "Won't get new tasks". That's it. The project won't get new work in for as long as this setting is in place.


Original writer Original FAQ Date
Jorden 586 07-Nov-2011