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Old 2004-08-26, 17:21   #7
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"Patrik Johansson"
Aug 2002
Uppsala, Sweden

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That depends a bit on your motivation for participating. If you want to have a chance of finding a prime you should continue, but you should be aware that your computer may miss it. Otherwise you could choose to double-check or factor numbers instead (under Test->PrimeNet).

Double-checking would help the project each time your computer makes no undetected errors. Factoring is safer. It is very unlikely that you would miss an existing factor, and the server checks that all reported factors actually are factors.

But the best would be to find out why the computer is not working properly and fix it.
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