Joined: 14 Oct 16
I have set boinc not to run and disabled it in MS config, however after using my PC for a few hrs I noticed it running slower and the fan speed pickup, I checked task mngr. and found 4 instances of wcgrid_zika_7.08_windows_x86_64, I closed them all out and my pc went back to min. resources but one by one they all 4 re started. Is this a bug? I haven't used boinc in almost 2 weeks and it just randomly started after manually stopping all four of them 3 times they have stayed off.... So far, not sure what made them start
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Joined: 29 Aug 05
I have set boinc not to run and disabled it in MS config
Why do so difficult?
BOINC Manager->Options->Other options->General tab->uncheck Run Manager at login?->OK.
That will stop BOINC dead in its tracks, both BOINC Manager and the client.
Because what's very possible is that you have now disabled the BOINC Manager (the graphical user interface that makes it easier to control the client), but not the client. And when the client runs, those WCG processes run.
Also, if you installed BOINC as a service and you check in Windows Task Manager, the boinc.exe process won't show unless you - as an administrator - click "Show processes for all users.
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