During Windows 10 Update StrategyQuant is closed forcedly. Seems that Windows does not ask StrategyQuant for a permission to close it as it doesn’t block the shutdown process like Notepad does it with any unsaved file open. The last time I had a decrease – loss – of randomly generated strategies from 463 to 343 despite I have activated databank auto sync every 30 minutes (i am not sure, if this works correctly tough).
I know that Windows updates can be paused for 1 month at maximum but it is an unconventient solution to have to take care about Windows updates every month.
I also recently bought an UPS which is able to signal the computer to shut down. Problem is, that StrategyQuant will also be closed forcedly by a Windows shutdown. It is possible to execute some script before shutdown but by using e.g.
taskkill /IM StrategyQuantX_nocheck.exe
StrateqyQuant opens a dialog after command execution if it shall be closed. I cannot use the /F (force) option as this will kill StrategyQuant immediately letting it no chance to store its current (database) state.
- How can I check that the results database is auto synced correctly (i.e. where are the strategies stored)?
- Is it possible to deactivate the user exit confirmation (maybe in the settings in a future version of StrategyQuant)?
- Does anyone know any other strategy to safely close StrategyQuant by a command?
I understand to your problem.
here are answears to your questions:
1) strategies are stored in C:\StrategyQuant/user/project/builder/databanks
2) We will be think about this problem and we will improve protection front of data loss
3) SQ X will be possible safely close by command in next releases
regarding maintenance, as any other piece of electronics or a car, once every 30 days or in special cases, 60 days, the computer must be maintained, software and hardware. For example, i use to shut it down every 30 – 40 days, clean the filters, hardware check and software update including BIOS updates (if its the case).
Between the maintenance schedules, i dont have to worry for any unexpected shut downs or restarts
3900X 3.8 Ghz 12 cores, 64GB RAM DDR4 3000Mhz, Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2 NVMe
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