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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,
Joan Tarshis
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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.
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