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InDesign automatically starts up?

by dkscheff / December 27, 2005 8:47 AM PST

I am having an odd problem for the last week, when ever I start my iBook G4, (OS 10.3.9) InDesign automatically starts up.

This is a bit of a drag because I dont use InDesign that much, and I have to wait for the processor to free up as this program sets up. Then I have to quit the program to free up RAM for more demanding programs.

Does anyone have any idea how I managed to do this, or more importantly how I can stop this from happening without simply throwing away the application.

I have spent an hour trying to figure this out and I am about to ditch the program.

Thank you kindly for any assistance,

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Been a while since I messed with a Mac...
by EdH / January 6, 2006 1:35 AM PST

Look for Startup Items. Possibly in /System/Library/StartupItems. Or you might be able to configure this in System Preferences. There should be a Startup Items or Login Items pane.

Hope it helps.

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by harshore / January 9, 2009 11:34 PM PST

Hey, I had the same problem too. Hope this helps:

To permanently stop an application from opening automatically in Mac OS X:

1. Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu and click Accounts.

2. Click Startup Items and then click Delete.

3. Restart the computer.

(I got that from

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