A way to uninstall BOINC from your system

You can find on this page details on how to remove BOINC for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Space Sciences Laboratory, U.C. Berkeley. Open here where you can read more on Space Sciences Laboratory, U.C. Berkeley. You can see more info on BOINC at . Usually the BOINC application is installed in the C:\Program Files\BOINC folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full uninstall command line for BOINC is MsiExec.exe /X{23006768-D97B-4225-B12B-7EC4A25D275C}. BOINC's main file takes about 1.07 MB (1121968 bytes) and is named boinc.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in BOINC. They occupy 9.39 MB (9845104 bytes) on disk.

  • boinc.exe (1.07 MB)
  • boinccmd.exe (468.17 KB)
  • boincmgr.exe (6.40 MB)
  • boincscr.exe (1.38 MB)
  • boincsvcctrl.exe (15.17 KB)
  • boinctray.exe (69.17 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to BOINC version 6.12.34 alone. You can find below a few links to other BOINC releases: to view all...

How to uninstall BOINC from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

BOINC is an application by Space Sciences Laboratory, U.C. Berkeley. Some computer users decide to uninstall this program. This can be troublesome because uninstalling this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE practice to uninstall BOINC is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to clean your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate BOINC or simply click the Search field and type in "BOINC". If it exists on your system the BOINC program will be found very quickly. When you click BOINC in the list of programs, the following data about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about BOINC, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for BOINC:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{23006768-D97B-4225-B12B-7EC4A25D275C}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall BOINC.
Uninstall BOINC

8. After uninstalling BOINC, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong BOINC that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling BOINC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove BOINC by Space Sciences Laboratory, U.C. Berkeley from your PC, nor are we saying that BOINC by Space Sciences Laboratory, U.C. Berkeley is not a good application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove BOINC in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-16 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-16 20:01:46.557