boincmgr won't start with Windows 10

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Message 99043 - Posted: 3 Jun 2020, 6:02:01 UTC

The other day I "snoozed" BOINC, and then restarted my computer. When it came back up, BOINC didn't auto-start, but would start manually.
I tried reinstalling BOINC a couple of times, but no change.
As near as I can tell, the RUN entries are present in the registry. I haven't added boincmgr to my start menu startup folder, as I'd rather
figure out the problem and correct it.
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Message 99044 - Posted: 3 Jun 2020, 6:27:37 UTC - in response to Message 99043.  

I am not a Windows person but out of interest, does the client run at startup? Task manager should show it there if it does.
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Message 99045 - Posted: 3 Jun 2020, 6:48:37 UTC - in response to Message 99043.  

There is an option for "Run Manager at login?" in the Options menu, 'Other options...'

That is preferred over the startup folder technique, these days.
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Message 99061 - Posted: 3 Jun 2020, 15:50:20 UTC - in response to Message 99044.  
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I am not a Windows person but out of interest, does the client run at startup? Task manager should show it there if it does.

No, it doesn't. The tray icon utility starts, but not the client or the manager.
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Message 99062 - Posted: 3 Jun 2020, 15:51:52 UTC - in response to Message 99045.  

There is an option for "Run Manager at login?" in the Options menu, 'Other options...'

That is preferred over the startup folder technique, these days.

It is checked.
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Message 99064 - Posted: 3 Jun 2020, 16:01:24 UTC - in response to Message 99061.  

With 'the tray icon utility' you mean boinctray.exe, right? This is the BOINC idle detection program, it doesn't run in the tray or shows an icon.
BOINC Manager when started shows the icon in the system tray. The BOINC client does not.
Please do not private message me for tech support, these will be ignored!
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Message 99077 - Posted: 4 Jun 2020, 2:08:02 UTC

I wonder if Windows 10 still uses the old style 'start menu', or 'start programs'.
I'm from a time where we started services from a bat file, called autoexec.bat.
But if it doesn't automatically start, you should be able to modify it's setting in services (autostart service, there's even an option to delay the autostart).
Haven't tried it personally, but give it a try.
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