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Windows says a "program" is preventing Magentic from working

by dorenelarson / February 7, 2012 9:08 AM PST

Windows can't find the problem an neither can I. Themes and screensavers won't work now. How can I identify the problem. Already added Magentic as "allowed" and it worked for mos. then suddenly quit. Help!

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Does not sound like a How To question.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 7, 2012 9:12 AM PST

You may want to post in one of the CNET XP, 7 or Vista forums with more details.

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Luckily ...
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 7, 2012 4:11 PM PST

LCD screens don't need screensavers to stay healthy. So not using them doesn't mean damage.

Now it's up to you to decide if this is important enough for you to justify a clean reinstall of the OS.


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