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Message 1263544 - Posted: 23 Jul 2012, 1:06:21 UTC

I'm new here, so, if this question has already been answered or is a dumb question, I apologize for burdening everyone.

I downloaded & installed BOINC and then selected seti@home as my project. In the BOINC Manager "Transfers" tab, it showed files being downloaded. I searched for them on my computer but couldn't find them. Where are they? (I'm running Windows XP.)

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Message 1263546 - Posted: 23 Jul 2012, 1:15:02 UTC - in response to Message 1263544.

default place for the data directory under Windows 2000/XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\BOINC\

It will probably be a hidden directory.
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Message 1263549 - Posted: 23 Jul 2012, 1:23:20 UTC - in response to Message 1263546.

Thanks! Found it.

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Message 1263555 - Posted: 23 Jul 2012, 2:22:59 UTC - in response to Message 1263549.

Mostly, you should not touch the files in the BOINC Data directory.
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