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Message 3337 - Posted: 17 May 2021, 11:51:10 UTC

I was wondering how I can remove my account on this BOINC project?

Tried searching all menus in the account settings but so far haven't been able to figure out what I'll need to do in order to delete my account. Any help appreciated.
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Message 3393 - Posted: 21 Aug 2021, 8:30:07 UTC - in response to Message 3337.  

I was wondering how I can remove my account on this BOINC project?

Tried searching all menus in the account settings but so far haven't been able to figure out what I'll need to do in order to delete my account. Any help appreciated.

Same here. I decided otherwise and therefore wish my account here at CC to be deleted, but cannot find anything about it.....
@ JOE SONNTAG or an ADMIN: Please delete my account! Thank you in advance.
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Message 3394 - Posted: 21 Aug 2021, 10:35:03 UTC - in response to Message 3393.  

I was wondering how I can remove my account on this BOINC project?

Tried searching all menus in the account settings but so far haven't been able to figure out what I'll need to do in order to delete my account. Any help appreciated.

Same here. I decided otherwise and therefore wish my account here at CC to be deleted, but cannot find anything about it.....
@ JOE SONNTAG or an ADMIN: Please delete my account! Thank you in advance.


You can not delete accounts at most Boinc Projects, what you CAN do though is change your user name and password to some random letters and numbers so not even you can access it in the future. Science depends on verifiable data that means what you did would need to be done again by someone else if Boinc allowed accounts to be deleted.
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Message 3412 - Posted: 15 Sep 2021, 4:20:40 UTC - in response to Message 3394.  
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You can not delete accounts at most Boinc Projects, what you CAN do though is change your user name and password to some random letters and numbers so not even you can access it in the future. Science depends on verifiable data that means what you did would need to be done again by someone else if Boinc allowed accounts to be deleted.

Sorry, but that does NOT make sense - just because I delete my project account none of my results are gone, they still are in the project's database. The WUs I computed would still be marked as done. Furthermore, as you have pointed out, some project DO allow their user's accounts to be deleted, so you are contradicting yourself here ...

And a BOINC account is complete different from a project's account - I just don't want to be enlisted in your project anymore as I decided otherwise and like to keep my stuff neat. This does have NOTHING to do with my BOINC account in the first place ...

But maybe I missed something and you could clear this issue up more. Would be highly appreciated. Thank you in advance.
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