Problems with VirtualBox on Win 10

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Message 1903978 - Posted: 30 Nov 2017, 23:58:18 UTC

I updated S@H a few days ago and installed VB as recommended.

Then, my computer had trouble booting properly, if at all. It also will not power down/hibernate properly.

I have uninstalled everything BOINC/SETI/VB, and that didn't help.

Now my computer seldom starts correctly on the first power cycle, requiring me to power down via the power button, and restart.

What gives???? I can't even begin to tell you how unhappy I am, although this is the only problem I have had with S@H since 1999.

Dell Inspiron 13.7352 Laptop, I7, 8G, Win 10 15063.729, All drivers current from Dell. No significant logs from BOINC because I reinstalled.

Virus and spyware scanned regularly, and I don't do any random/stupid surfing.

Please help!
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Message 1904028 - Posted: 1 Dec 2017, 5:54:02 UTC

First, with your computers hidden it is difficult to make any constructive suggestions.
However if SETI@Home is the only BOINC project you are using you do not need to install VirtualBox, indeed very few project use VB (The only one I can think of is LHC).
Try removing VB and see if that cures your boot/reboot issues.

(You probably won't get any sense from the SETI servers just now as they are down for some heavy maintenance activities)
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Message 1907668 - Posted: 17 Dec 2017, 7:20:15 UTC

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Message 1907910 - Posted: 18 Dec 2017, 20:35:28 UTC

Your computers are still hidden. Have you tried removing virtual box?
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Message 1908009 - Posted: 19 Dec 2017, 7:41:17 UTC - in response to Message 1907910.  

I did remove VB as stated in my initial post.

I am not sure what you mean by "My computer is hidden".

Of course it is firewalled.
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Message 1908019 - Posted: 19 Dec 2017, 8:41:05 UTC

In your preferences, accessed from this link https://setiathome.berkeley.edu/home.php there is an option to "unhide" your computers.
Others can then see details of your computers held by the SETI servers, but not access them, or actually see your computers.
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