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Re: Heavyweather/WUHU as a service?

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    Fellow Michigander, That is not too bad or surprising since it is re-writing the currdat.lst file and also storing the wether data in the history.dat. I would
    Message 1 of 9 , Dec 27, 2006
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      Fellow Michigander,

      That is not too bad or surprising since it is re-writing the
      currdat.lst file and also storing the wether data in the history.dat.
      I would suspect most of that CPU utilization is used during writes to
      the hard drive.

      Thanks for the info.


      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "Jer" <jer091@...> wrote:
      >
      > I'll have to take a look at that minimize program, sounds promising.
      >
      > As far as HW pro, it uses 15-20% when it updates (about every 7
      > seconds), otherwise its idle.
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
      > <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Ron,
      > >
      > > I would not shy away from the WS-36xx. Heavyweather Pro is a much
      > > more sophisticated program than the old Heavyweather. The
      graphing is
      > > built in to the application.
      > >
      > > There are always ways of getting around the minimize problem.
      > >
      > > A question to those running Heavyweather Pro, how much CPU does
      it
      > > consume? The old Heavyweather Beta takes up a constant 20-30% of
      my
      > > CPU.
      > >
      > > Thanks in advance.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "Ron W" <jeffrondee@>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Thanks wuhu_software,
      > > >
      > > > After I went back to the WUHU software home I realized exactly
      what
      > > > you are saying, so I guess I'll just be satisfied with my old
      2310
      > > for
      > > > now.
      > > >
      > > > If I do upgrade to the 3610 I'll let you know.
      > > >
      > > > Ron
      > > >
      > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
      > > > <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Ron,
      > > > >
      > > > > Currently, WUHU does not have direct serial support for the
      WS-
      > > 36xx
      > > > > consoles. In that case, you must run Heavyweather Pro.
      > > > >
      > > > > Heavyweather Pro generates the currdat.lst file that WUHU can
      > > monitor
      > > > > (just like Heavyweather Beta 2.0 can).
      > > > >
      > > > > If you send me your new WS-36xx before you install it, I will
      > > write
      > > > > the software to handle the protocol. <wink>
      > > > >
      > > > > Without have a real WS-36xx unit in front of me, it might be
      > > > > difficult to debug (although not impossible).
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "Ron W"
      <jeffrondee@>
      > > > > wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Jer,
      > > > > >
      > > > > > This might be a dumb question, but why to you want HW
      running?
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I have a 2310 and have been thinking about upgrading to the
      > > 3610 but
      > > > > > can't until I get a computer with a good serial port.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > When I first started I didn't think I could live without HW
      but
      > > got
      > > > > > used to not having it since I can use the gauges from the
      > > WU/Heavy
      > > > > > Weather Uploader.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Ron
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "Jer" <jer091@>
      > > wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Hi All! New to the group, and just got my PWS all set
      up. I
      > > was
      > > > > > > fortunate enough to the the WS-3610. Unpacked it today,
      ran
      > > to
      > > > > the
      > > > > > > hardware store for some PVC and brackets, then some
      manual
      > > labor.
      > > > > > > Next ran inside to PC, did some searching and found this
      > > group!
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Wow, it was exactly what I was looking for. Was able to
      > > download
      > > > > and
      > > > > > > install everything I needed, after a couple of searched
      thru
      > > the
      > > > > > > messages I was online in no time.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > But I have not been able to figure one thing out. I need
      to
      > > have
      > > > > > > HeavyWeather Pro 3610 and WUHU running to upload the
      data,
      > > and HW
      > > > > > will not
      > > > > > > minimize to the system tray. So my question is, can you
      and
      > > if so
      > > > > > > how, set up HW and WUHU to run as a windows service on
      system
      > > > > boot up?
      > > > > > > Or how to get HW to run in the system tray?
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > I currently have HW in my startup folder so it starts on
      > > login,
      > > > > but I
      > > > > > > would really like to be able to send it to the background
      or
      > > tray
      > > > > if
      > > > > > > I'm doing other things.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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