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Wesley Hall

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Message 76070 - Posted: 21 Feb 2017, 20:52:11 UTC

Is there a way to fix this?
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Message 77193 - Posted: 6 Apr 2017, 8:52:46 UTC - in response to Message 76070.  

Same here. Clicking on Notices tab opens a new about:blank tab in my standard browser.
I'm not sure but I believe it started to behave like this after installing macOS 10.12.4.
I've tried closing and re-opening and reinstalling BOINC to fix the issue so far.
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Message 77194 - Posted: 6 Apr 2017, 9:31:47 UTC

The BOINC developer for the Mac knows about it, but cannot fix it as his system is too old to run the newest OS X.
It's also seemingly a bug in (parts of) the latest OS X. For all the information about it, see this thread.

(And for future reference, when BOINC works perfectly fine with a previous OS X, and not after the update, it most likely isn't the fault of BOINC, but more of the OS X update...)
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