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Message 1248195 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 4:02:05 UTC

Boinc can't access the internet, check network or proxy. Every thing was running fine then this?

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Message 1248205 - Posted: 19 Jun 2012, 4:28:42 UTC

Probably means that you need to revisit your firewall rules. Some firewalls have outbound rules to prevent your computer from becoming a BOT.

You need to ensure the BOINC.exe is allowed outbound on ports 80 and 443 (there are a few projects that need different ports - but these will do for almost all projects).
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