Jump to content

Recommended Posts

If you have Screen Time enabled, and haven't yet added PC Matic to the Always Allowed list, you might want to do so now. In fact, it should be mandatory upon installation. I just discovered that if the feature kicks in when a sub-feature like Downtime or App Limits triggers it, it will prevent the app from running until you return to your Mac, leaving your Mac vulnerable to malware and attacks.

 

To resolve this issue, you must perform the following steps:

  1. Open "System Preferences" from either the Apple contextual menu, the Dock, Launchpad, or the Applications folder in Finder.
  2. Click "Screen Time" to open the Screen Time preferences.
  3. Click the "Always Allowed" tab.
  4. Click the search bar, and enter "PC Matic".
  5. Check the box next to PC Matic.
  6. If a four-digit passcode is set, you will be prompted to enter it.

 

The attached image shows what the window looks like when you complete the above steps. After that, you shouldn't encounter anymore issues with Screen Time stopping PC Matic from running.

 

I hope every end-user of PC Matic for Mac finds this article helpful. I'd hate to see what would happen to other PC Matic users if Screen Time did this to them, too.

Screen Shot 2020-07-21 at 12.28.26 AM.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hola @TheHadouJHyrule and :wpcm:!

 

Thanks for your support of our software and for the informative post, I've passed it on to our Product Managers. 

 

Tx 🤠

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×
×
  • Create New...