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Old 2010-09-09, 14:04   #5
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Originally Posted by ckdo View Post
Some technical background (assuming old naming conventions):

There should be two save files for your exponent, pO983639 and qO983639. A third file, rO983639 will be created when progress needs to be saved. Then either the p- or q-file will be deleted and the r-file renamed accordingly.
IIRC (* Checks own prime95 directory -- yeah *), the p-file is always the newer of the two (p,q). So first the r-file is written, then the q-file is deleted, then the p-file is renamed the q-file, then the r-file is renamed the p-file.

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