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Message 2285 - Posted: 26 Jun 2004, 6:53:25 UTC

I have followed the instructions for instaling BOINC software (activated the account, downloaded file), but when I start setup, the downloaded file unpack some files and after that nothing happens. When I open Task Manager, I can see that setup is running, but nothing appears on the screen. OS is WinXP, SP1.
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Message 2308 - Posted: 26 Jun 2004, 9:25:52 UTC
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I would suggest downloading the software again. The file should have a size of 1.656.298 bytes.
Maybe this will help.

Greetings from Belgium.

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Message 3411 - Posted: 2 Jul 2004, 10:02:45 UTC - in response to Message 2308.

> I would suggest downloading the software again. The file should have a size of
> 1.656.298 bytes.
> Maybe this will help.
>
> Greetings from Belgium.
>
>

My file has this size and it doesnt work here too. Compaq Evo D510, 512MB Ram , 2,6 Ghz.

after doubleclicking it unpacks, in taskmanager you can see the Boinc****.exe and a setup.exe, but nothing ever happens then.

What could be the problem, i have admin rights on the machine.

Tom

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Message 3473 - Posted: 2 Jul 2004, 14:43:45 UTC - in response to Message 3411.

> > I would suggest downloading the software again. The file should have a
> size of
> > 1.656.298 bytes.
> > Maybe this will help.
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> > Greetings from Belgium.
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Message 3607 - Posted: 3 Jul 2004, 6:30:43 UTC - in response to Message 3473.

Well I have the same problem: run the exe and the app just sits idle. I downloaded it 3 times so, no, it didn't get "garbled in transmission". I'm running a vanillia Intel P4 with 768M.

Ten minutes ago I was all excited about supporting multiple distributed research projects. But once again -- oh well -- enthusiasm turns out to be wasted on somebody else's big talk and empty promises.

If my software was so blatantly worthless, I'd get fired -- and rightly so. I'm deleting the file, and the hell with "BOINC".

===[ PLEASE EMAIL ME WHEN THIS KLUDGE IS REWRITTEN BY A *REAL* PROGRAMMER INSTEAD OF SOME COLLEGE KID.

davetocus@hotmail.com

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