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Message 1860874 - Posted: 11 Apr 2017, 1:55:23 UTC

I just installed Boinc v 7.6.34
running MacOS Sierra v 10.12.4

The SETI@home screensaver ran a few time but will not, and has not run
no matter what I do.

I have twice set the seti@home preferences and followed the instructions I found on this site.
But I cannot get it to run.

I'm sure there is a solution.

Thank you for your help,
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Message 1860902 - Posted: 11 Apr 2017, 7:51:14 UTC

Seti's screen saver application is only sent along with tasks that run on the CPU, not on the GPU.
According to your task list here @ Seti, you run work solely on the built-in Intel GPU, which causes this. If you want to see the Seti screen saver, you'll have to allow work to run on the CPU.

Ancient Astronaut Theorists can tell you that I do not help with tech questions via private message. Please use the forums for that.
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