How to remove an boinc error
The free file information forum can help you determine if boinc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Boinc.exe file information
The process known as BOINC client or ClimatePrediction.net client belongs to software BOINC client or BBC Climate Change Experiment or Gridfinity or CPDNBBC core client by Space Sciences Laboratory (www.ssl.berkeley.edu) or ClimatePrediction.net or Space Sciences Laboratory, U.C. Berkeley (www.ssl.berkeley.edu).
Description: boinc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 319,488 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 294,912 bytes and 15 more variants.
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. boinc.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 43% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you encounter difficulties with boinc.exe, you can do the following:
1) completely remove BOINC or BBC Climate Change Experiment (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs)
2) go to the support area of the Berkeley website
3) search for an update on the vendor’s website.
Recommended: Identify boinc.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as boinc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the boinc.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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