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Archived - Mac OS X v10.6: Unable to use third-party screensaver

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Symptoms

When attempting to install, preview, or run a third-party screen saver in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard on a Mac that has a 64-bit processor, you may see this alert:

"You cannot use the screensaver (NAME) on this computer. Contact the developer of this screen saver for a newer version."

Resolution

Contact the developer for a compatible, 64-bit version of the screen saver.

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Last Modified: Aug 1, 2013
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