Roon - MSI Afterburner Compatibility

MSI Afterburner Compatibility Issues

We've seen reports that the gaming overlay used by MSI Afterburner can result in Roon not starting up properly, with a screen showing text like this: 

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If you're seeing this issue at startup, please disable the gaming overlay when using Roon. To do this, go to the MSI Afterburner app and choose the gear icon to get to settings. Under Monitoring, make sure that Show On-Screen Display is unchecked. 

MSI Afterburner Overlay Customization Guide

Seeing this issue but not using MSI Afterburner? Try disabling any other overlay software and let us know if that works!

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