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Old 12-01-2017, 05:14 AM   #1
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Samsung Magician.

This POS software still does not work on my PC ever since I went to Windows 8/10.

When I boot Magician is in the system tray but it never opens. Says it has encountered an error and cannot continue.
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Old 12-02-2017, 12:36 PM   #2
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Re: Samsung Magician.

I tried installing this but it would not run. I Googled the issue and it is all over the place but no solutions for me. I used Hard Drive Sentinel to see my 850 Pro FW and i have the latest so I don't need Magician any longer.

The reason I am posting again about this is to rant. I had the not so nice view that Asians cannot code that is how bad my feelings have gotten with PC driver support from Taiwan. I am so tired of ASUS drivers not working, slowing down the system, and messing up other software just to make a few settings go on a video card that I have uninstalled all of them except for Aura mobo lighting.

I have no utility support for my 850 Pro and I even got mad enough to think about selling it but the speeds are good and there is no better replacement but for the 960 Pro. I could get the 960 Pro, I have the nice EK heat sink and I have enough PCI lanes but I might not have enough PCI lanes if I switched CPU's later.

Anyway, I hope I always use MSI Afterburner from here on out. I used it for 3yrs straight once and I want to keep using it again. It never fails. I need it to keep my card in OC Mode. If I ever go back to using the video card fans I might need to use GPUTweak II again.
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Old 12-02-2017, 01:14 PM   #3
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Re: Samsung Magician.

I' ve had problems with Magician also, and I couldn't agree more about Asus drivers, I don't use them....
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Old 12-02-2017, 01:37 PM   #4
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Re: Samsung Magician.

I have had no problems yet with either Data Migration or Magician. Perhaps it does not play well with x299? I made sure I installed both in Admin mode!
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Old 12-02-2017, 11:11 PM   #5
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Re: Samsung Magician.

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I have had no problems yet with either Data Migration or Magician. Perhaps it does not play well with x299? I made sure I installed both in Admin mode!
Yeah Jim you have the 850 Pro 1TB now to. I bet you must be running Magician 4.97 or something and not v5.0 or 5.1.
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Old 12-03-2017, 12:46 AM   #6
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Re: Samsung Magician.

I believe the screenshot I posted somewhere indicates 5.1
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Re: Samsung Magician.

Its working on X299 on my Apex, must be X99 that it doesn't work...I have a screen shot but of coarse you can't upload it....and its version 5.1?
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Re: Samsung Magician.

Tried to upload a new screenie JPG or PNG. Cannot upload! I am running 5.1!
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Re: Samsung Magician.

As soon as I install it and it opens it says there is and error.
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Re: Samsung Magician.

What a stupid way to have to share a screenie.

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Old 12-03-2017, 02:10 PM   #11
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Re: Samsung Magician.

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What a stupid way to have to share a screenie.

Samsung Magician
Yeah I can see it. I don't know what it is that it won't load on my PC. I do not use the Samsung NVMe driver nor need it for the 850 Pro. I don't know why a software would not load?
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Re: Samsung Magician.

A conflict somewhere is my only guess. Perhaps ask Samsung?
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