If you want step by step directions, use the installation walkthrough (Vista).
Quick start Edit
Download the installer from the World Community Grid website.
- Leave the folder selections at the default values.
- Using the screensaver or not is your decision. You can change your decision later.
- We strongly recommend selecting "Install as a service and run under a restricted account".
- Most members will want to leave "Allow all users on this computer to manage the World Community Grid - BOINC software" unselected.
- Windows Installer CleanUp Utility: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301