OS X :: Disable Skype Launch At Startup?

Aug 27, 2010

How to stop skype from auto launching every time I reboot my computer?

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OS X :: How To Auto Launch Several Apps At Startup

Feb 24, 2009

What is the best way to launch several apps at once,automatically, at Startup?

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Why Programs Launch On Startup

Mar 12, 2012

Just upgraded to Lion and on startup several programs (FaceTime, Mail, Safari, Calander) all launch automatically.  Can this be changed and how to do it?

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MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Intel Mac :: Have The Core Audio Auto-launch On Startup?

May 20, 2012

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Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.8)

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OS X :: How To Disable Startup Processes

Jul 24, 2010

I would like to disable some processes from starting upon login, but can't figure out how. I am not referring to the Login Items of System Preferences>Accounts. I have checked /Library/StartupItems/ (empty), /Library/Preferences/loginwindow.plist (essentially empty), and ~/Library/Preferences/loginwindow.plist (which only contains the things that i do want, it matches my account preferences).

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OS X :: The Way To Disable Startup Application In MAC OS?

Aug 6, 2010

1. Step 1, Right click at the Application Icon at your Dock (bottom usually)

2. In right popup small window(menu) for the Application, then select �Open At Login� to disable the application auto-start at login.

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MacBook Pro :: How To Disable Startup Sound

Dec 24, 2010

I'm referring to the two second sound that comes whenever you hit the power button. Is there any way to disable it?

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Applications :: Disable On Startup Dropbox?

May 20, 2010

I have a problem with my Dropbox in Snow Leopard because it is all the time being started when I login and I'd like to disable that. I tried unchecking the option in the Dropbox preferences and deleting Dropbox from the "login items" of my account. But when I restart the computer it's there again.

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Disable Mac OS Folder From Startup?

Jun 2, 2012

Every time I boot or restart my iMac, MacOS folder always opens at login. How do I disable it? This doesn't happen on my Macbook only on my iMac, I can't find the folder in FInder to disable it.

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PowerPC :: Cannot Disable Classic Environment At Startup

Sep 1, 2010

I cannot get the Classic environment to not automatically start when either I restart or turn on my PowerBook.

I've had this problem ever since someone needed to use my computer with a program that was for a prior operating system, once we found out that the only way for it to work on my Mac would be to wipe my current operating system and revert back to the Classic operating system, which of course at that point we stopped with the process.

Ever since then, the 9 is always bouncing in my dock, and when I go into system preferences I cannot uncheck the "Start Classic when you login" option, it is greyed out for some reason.

I've attached a screen shot, I have more of what happens when I login and I can post if it would be helpful

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OS X :: Disable Startup Items For A One-time Login?

Jan 13, 2009

I'm sure many of you know how using bootcamp can cause slow startups when switching OS's because it has no cache to use. For example I'll be in Windows and then need to swap back over to Leopard to get something done, but it takes forever. The worst part is the list of login items... I've tried using scripts to separate them by 10 seconds or so, but nothing really made it faster. I was wondering if it was possible to login but cancel or disable the startup items for that login that one time... Sometimes I just need to login to grab something off the internet or something quick, but it takes me awhile because I have to wait for everything to load.

Do I make any sense? :P

And no, safe startup mode does not count. I don't want to disable the entire system... just the login items.

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: How To Stop / Disable Login At Startup

Apr 15, 2012

In OS X Lion I have to login each time my computer starts up. How do I make it login automatically?

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Intel Mac :: Disable Option Key To Open Startup Manager?

Apr 24, 2012

Is there any way to disable the ability to open the Startup Manager by pressing the option key?

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iMac

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MacBook Pro :: Disable Second Video Card Completely (non Default At Startup)

Apr 14, 2012

how I can disable one of my video cards in my MacBook pro. The better of the two recently crapped out, or at least if am able to get it to turn on and can login to switch to the other video card it works fine.

Basically the screen glitches up and freezes the computer. I think it could have potentially taken damage from possible prolonged over heating from high temperature spaces, and a lot of dirty air over time blocking the vents. (after multiple cleanings)

Info:
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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Software :: Tried To Use The Internet And Skype, But The Skype Didn't Work At All?

Jun 5, 2008

I have reached this website after scrawling to find a solution on the internet. I hope someone can help me with this problem.I have a 4 years old G4 ibook (OS 10.3.7), and have been using it for internet, skype and foto-storage mainly.Situtation:Yesterday I tried to use the internet (Firefox browser) and skype, but the skype didn't work at all. Since firefox was not working properly either, I did force quit and restarted the computer. I attempted this several times until I could use both applications (never had any problems before). However, Skype didn't work, and in the end, I could not quit firefox at all. At last I did force quit again, and saw white screen with apple icon at the centre when restarting. No time-spinning mark, the apple just sits there.

Troubleshooting that I have done:
I called up support center, and they told me that it's very likey that the computer is stopping at "'carnel" stage (I'm sorry but I don't know what this is). The possibility that it's got something to do with HD is 50/50, so I may have to send it to repairing service in the worst case. They told me to try using Disc Install CD1 to check/repair something wrong in my computer. So I followed the instructions and inserted the install CD and restart the computer with "c" key. The computer read the CD and Installer window showed up. As instructed in a manual, I used First Aid in Disc Utility, and tried "repairing disc". After a while it said "1 HFS has been repaired". It also said that Macintosh HD doesn't seem to have a problem", so I quit the disc utility and restarted the computer.

Against my expectation, the same white screen with apple came up on the screen and sits there with no other movements.I'm afraid of trying somethinig without further so I hope I can get the same story or ideas that someone here might have.

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MacBook Pro :: Can't Delete Skype Dmg File As It Says Skype Is In Use While It Is Not In Use?

Jun 14, 2010

On the right hand side of my desktop when I download a program it seems to put an icon or doc on the right hand side. Like right now I have a skype dmg file I can't delete as it says Skype is in use, then right above that is a seperate skype icon that even if I drag to dock it still stays on the right hand side (like a copy), then I downloaded open office again and it put the install icon there (like when you open and you drag your program to teh applications folder)

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Windows On Mac :: Disable Windows Error Recovery (During Startup)?

Jul 20, 2010

I Googled around, and found a Microsoft forum post detailing how to do this. However, whenever I enter the command, I get an access is denied error.

bcdedit /set {current} bootstatuspolicy ignoreallfailures

That's the command, which I get the following error:

The boot configuration data store could not be opened. Access is denied.

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MacBook Pro :: Flashing Gray Folder With Question Mark On Startup Then No Startup

Sep 11, 2014

on startup, macbook pro showed flashing gray folder with question mark, but no startup. After several retries, now shows circle with diagonal diameter, and still no startup.  worked fine yesterday.

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MacBook Pro

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MacBook :: Startup Manager / How To Select A Startup Volume

May 7, 2012

I have Black MacBook with 10.7.3 in it when i press alt/option while starting the laptop the startup manager wont come and OS X boots.

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MacBook (13-inch Early 2008), Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Mac Pro :: Startup Manager: How To Select A Startup Volume

Jun 6, 2012

I am attempting to select a different startup volume. I restarted my Mac Pro while holding the Option key. The Startup Manager screen never appearded for me to make a selection.  I have two bootable volumes on separate internal disks available. I see them displayed in Disk Utilities. 

Info:
Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Pro :: Startup Screen Is Zoomed In On Startup?

Jun 19, 2012

6 month old MBP 15", been running 100% fine, plugged it into a projector the other day and it auto changed the screen resolution. I unplugged the device, went into settings and changed my screen resolution back to it's factory size as well as command & the minus key to make sure I wasn't zoomed in on anything. 

I then did a system update for the following; Airport utility, Safari, Ricoh Printer, Digital Camera Raw, java, Itunes. 

Restarted the computer as the updates had finished, then when turning back on the loading screen with the grey background, apple symbol and rotating loading symbol was zoomed in as much as the resolution would allow. So i restarted a couple more times, still the same thing - every time i turn the computer on the loading screen is massivly zoomed in, once it's done loading and moves to the log in screen it is fine. 

I've tried plugging into the projecter again and editing my settings, that did nothing. It's like because i updated while the settings where wonky it's saved it somehow? 

Info:
MacBook Pro (15-inch Late 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.4), Only on loading screen!

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OS X :: Can Use Adium Or Msn Or Skype?

Dec 6, 2010

when one can use Adium or msn or Skype?

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Applications :: How To Use Skype?

Sep 26, 2008

Does anyone here use skype? I'm debating weather I want to subscribe or not... can someone give me any comments based on their experience with it?

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Applications :: Using Skype On Mac

Oct 11, 2008

I had skype on my pc when I was on myspace. Worked great. Now I got my mac and got skype on the mac and now cant communicate with my friends that are using pc. What do I have to do to change this problem?

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OS X :: Looking For Skype With Bluetooth Headset?

May 14, 2009

I currently have skype on my MBP, and am wondering if it is possible to buy a bluetooth headset (such as the jawbone), and use it to talk on skype, through the MBP? Would setting up the headset be as easy as a mighty mouse? or keyboard?

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OS X :: Skype - How To Record Voice

Feb 17, 2010

i've been using skype and it was working perfectly but i don't know whats going on .. no one can hear my voice !! although when i use the movie maker i can record my voice

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Software :: Can't Get Skype To Work

Jul 11, 2008

so my colleague's computer, a G5 powermac, had to have the harddrive replaced a month ago. she was in thunderbird, OSX asked her if she wanted to install the usual software updates, she hit yes, and it all went blank and would only restart to a grey screen after. took it in the the store, they replaced the harddrive and migrated everything over to the new one. ever since, she can't get skype to work - no matter how many times we try reinstalling it, it just bounces once in the dock and then quits. there are other quirks too - in word, some of the icons show up as 'quicktime pict'.

we've tried running disk utility, deleting the plist and cache files related to skype, reinstalling quicktime, and nothing helps. any suggestions???

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Software :: Running Skype On OSX 10.3.9

Jun 23, 2009

I recently downloaded skype to use on my eMac running OSX 10.3.9. However, I cannot get the program to open. The little icon on the dock just bounces once when I click it and nothing happens. If I click again it will bounce again, but will never open. What do I have to do to get it to work? I have skype on my other two PCs and it works fine so I know there is no problem with firewalls or anything. Even if there was, the program should still open it just wouldn't be able to make calls.

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MacBook Pro :: Heat Up During Skype Use?

Mar 6, 2012

Why does the macbook pro heat up during skype use? And is making a noise like it is working too hard...

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Intel Mac :: Why Can't Hear Anything On Skype

Mar 28, 2012

Why can't I hear anything on Skype, even though the volume is turned up?

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iMac, iOS 5

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