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Message 58491 - Posted: 31 Jul 2018, 23:43:47 UTC

Not sure if I got a bad job or Sophos Endpoint does not recognize climateprediction.net DLLs, I suspect the latter, but it flagged wah2_se_8.24_windows_intelx86.dll as malware and removed it from my system.

I am using BOINC 7.12.1 on Windows 10 Enterprise 64-bit.

Curious if anyone knows if this will prevent me from getting future work units.

-saxifrage
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Message 58492 - Posted: 1 Aug 2018, 0:04:28 UTC - in response to Message 58491.  

If that virus checker keeps removing any of the software from this project, then either no tasks will download, or they won't run.

Most likely a "false positive", but it's long been recommended that virus checkers be excluded from both parts of BOINC, the program folders and the data folders.
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Message 58510 - Posted: 1 Aug 2018, 15:15:34 UTC - in response to Message 58492.  

Les, thank you for the info. It makes sense. I use my work computer and cannot alter which folders are scanned.

Setting up a virtual linux machine and running BOINC on that should address the issue. Just wanted to check first whether I needed to take that extra step.
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