EVGA_JamesUnleash does Not need to be running in the background once you have saved all your settings. You need to make sure that you click apply after any change so that it saves it to the onboard profile memory.
EVGA_JamesThe settings should be saving the the keyboard and I can confirm the macro and key assignments do not require Unleash. I'll check with our software team to see if this is a bug and if it can be fixed.
EVGA_JamesHowever the software is needed for custom lighting effects since the multiple custom layers and light effects is to much to flash to the keyboard's firmware.
ajchai3rd party software is the way to go there are several online that you can use for free
rogeryoungIs there a video I can watch that shows how?