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Latest revision as of 21:36, 16 August 2017

You start to see errors like this one:

8/6/2008 2:14:18 AM|[email protected]|Starting h1_0228.00_S5R4__46_S5R4a_0
8/6/2008 2:16:19 AM|[email protected]| Process creation failed: Access is denied. (0x5)
8/6/2008 2:18:19 AM|[email protected]| Process creation failed: Access is denied. (0x5)
8/6/2008 2:20:20 AM|[email protected]| Process creation failed: Access is denied. (0x5)
8/6/2008 2:22:21 AM|[email protected]| Process creation failed: Access is denied. (0x5)
8/6/2008 2:24:21 AM|[email protected]| Process creation failed: Access is denied. (0x5)
8/6/2008 2:24:22 AM|[email protected]|Computation for task h1_0228.00_S5R4__46_S5R4a_0 finished
8/6/2008 2:24:22 AM|[email protected]|Output file h1_0228.00_S5R4__46_S5R4a_0_0 for task h1_0228.00_S5R4__46_S5R4a_0 absent


This is caused by something blocking BOINC from starting up the science application. Always check that you allowed BOINC through your firewall and exclude both the BOINC and BOINC Data directories from actively being scanned by your anti virus and anti spyware product(s).

Put BOINC (boinc.exe and boincmgr.exe) in the trusted zone of your firewall and only scan the directory or directories by hand with your anti-virus and other anti-malware software, after you closed down or suspended BOINC.


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Jorden 448 07-08-2008