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Does Samsung Magician always need to be running?


MaXimus

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#1
1) Does Samsung Magician always need to be running to benefit from its OS optimizations/tweaks?

2) Also, what about RAPID Mode? does it also rely on Samsung Magician to work properly?

3) Is there a way to keep Samsung Magician running on startup, but not get a UAC prompt? All my other programs start with no UAC prompt so why does it need to prompt me everytime it starts?
 

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MilesAhead

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#2
I've only looked at the OS optimization feature. It seems to be just a front end for setting Registry values. Once the Registry values are set, Magician running or not has no effect. Depending on the Registry setting, you may have to log off or restart for it to kick in.

The UAC is probably because programs that require running as Administrator can't be run immediately at startup withput triggering UAC. There are ways around it such as creating a scheduled task. But since it doesn't need to be running for the tweaks it may be moot.
 

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MaXimus

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#3
are you sure it doesn't need to be running at startup?? I still have my doubts man
 

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MilesAhead

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#4
Then check more than one source. The software publisher comes to mind.
 

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MaXimus

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#5
Then check more than one source. The software publisher comes to mind.
I tried, they have no email to contact bro, I posted on their forums, not a single reply

will check more or I might call them to the USA
 

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    Dual GeForce GTX 780M SLI 2x4GB GDDR5 RAM
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    Realtek ALC668 HD Audio
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MaXimus

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#6
I just called the online Tech Support (+1-800-726-7864) and they said there is no need for Magician to run on startup, once it has done the OS optimizations, it can safely be disabled from starting up automatically.
 

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    Intel Core i7-4940MX Extreme CPU @ 4 GHz
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    Alienware 0FT9KT
    Memory
    32 GB Kingston HyperX 1866MHz DDR3 PC3-14900 RAM
    Graphics Card(s)
    Dual GeForce GTX 780M SLI 2x4GB GDDR5 RAM
    Sound Card
    Realtek ALC668 HD Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell 18.4" WLED FHD (1920 X 1080) TrueLife Display IPS 16:9 1080p [SDC4C48]
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    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    2x SanDisk Extreme PRO 960GB SSDs + 850 EVO 1TB mSATA SSD
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