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log-in items


CNET's guide to keeping your information private online

Between Facebook, your email and your browsing history, you're putting, and leaving, a lot of your personal information online. Here's how to get a handle on keeping it private.

By January 28, 2016


How to hide stubborn log-in items in OS X

While log-in items in OS X can be hidden, some may not do so and end up displaying onscreen when you log in to your system. Here is an approach to address this problem.

By April 22, 2011


Taking advantage of log-in items in OS X

While the log-in items list in OS X is mainly used to open applications, it can be used to do several other common tasks as well.

By April 19, 2011


Addressing applications that start up at boot or log-in

OS X supports a number of different ways to automatically launch applications and services, some of which are a little more obscure than others and may result in applications launching, even though they are not in obvious start-up items locations.

By March 2, 2010


Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Do you have log-in items in OS X that you cannot seem to remove, or have you lost your account's password? Here we answer these and other questions from MacFixIt readers.

By March 2, 2012


Logging in gives an "Insecure Startup Items folder" error

A few users who have installed Snow Leopard on their systems have run into a problem where upon logging in the system claims the "Startup Items" folder is insecure and items from this folder will not be used.

By January 22, 2010


Passwords not saving in keychain

Many times when you log into a network resource or access a system setting you will be prompted for a password, with the option to save the password in your keychain. This convenience allows you to access common items without needing to enter passwords

By August 24, 2009


Security Update 2007-004 (#2): Problems logging in; login items broken; fixes

Security Update 2007-004 is posing a serious issue for some users who can't login after applying it.

By April 20, 2007