Failed To Add User To The “boinc_admins” Group – Windows 8

When installing BOINC (Grid Computing) on Windows 8, you get this error:

Failed to add user to the “boinc_admins” group (BOIMC MASTER)

To fix the error adding the user to the boinc_admins group, restart the computer, then reinstall the BOIC software, click the Advanced button during the installation and select the option to create a dedicated user to run BOINC as a service. Restart the computer to complete the installation.

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