As many as 1 billion computers are on all day and night but only a tenth of that is being used for computing, the rest used for email and reading appliances. What about the remaining 99.9%? People don't know how to install boinc or don't know what it is for. That is why people who utilise boinc should attempt to teach what it is for and where security precautions exist. Copied directly off volunteer as a helper page off Berkeley boinc page: So if your friends are skeptical about boinc explain it to them. And if they still need convincing then refer them to the help page here: http://boinc.berkeley.edu/help_lang.php?lang=English please advise them against the user hiahia15 please when contacting for help or more information.