OS X V10.7 Lion :: Alter The Default Option Of Opening Software Apps At Login?

Apr 6, 2012

How do you alter the default option of Lion opening software apps at login?

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: How To Alter Login Screen Pictures

Apr 13, 2012

I recently found out you can create custom login screen pictures and remove the apple logo and so on.A part I also loved was the login message. How to alter it so it could be made larger, text change and have new line capabilities (rather than having to space bar of to the end?)

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iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X :: After I Login On My Mac I Find My Dock Reset To The Default Apps?

Apr 12, 2010

Hi well after i login on my mac i find my dock reset to the default apps...

Why does this happen. and how can i fix this?

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Finder, Use As Default Option?

Mar 19, 2012

I created a lot of folders in Finder. I have to change Icon size, grid spacing, arrange and some more settings in view options. 'Cause it will take me hours to adjust these settings folder per folder I tried to use the "Use as defaults" command in view options... Doesn't work. (Other folders has the same old settings) How do i get the new view in all folders with only adjusting it one time for all folders? 

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: How To Remove Guest Login Option

Feb 19, 2012

When I turn on my computer, it shows that a guest could get onto the internet without a password. I don't want this to happen. I tried disabling the guest account from the settings but it still shows up.

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MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Set Acrobat Pro As The Default Application For Opening A Pdf File?

Apr 10, 2012

How do I set Acrobat Pro as the default application for opening a pdf file?

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Guest User On Login Screen And An Option Disappeared (screenshot)

Jun 21, 2012

Newly installed osx lion 10.7.4the guest user on the login screen disappeared after fresh installation of osx, and an option "Disable restarting to Safari when screen is locked" on "security & privacy" on preferences panel disappeared as well, its so strange! 

macbook pro 13" early 2011

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MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4), Early 2011, 13.3/120SSD/8GB

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Stop Applications From Opening When Login?

Mar 9, 2012

Every time I log in to my account, all of the applications I previously had open start up automatically.  This takes a long time and there is a reason I closed the applications when I logged out.  Is there a way to stop this from happening? Also, every time I open up Quicktime, it also opens the past video's I had opened. This is also really annoying.

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Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X :: How To Restart Without Login Option On Every Reboot

Sep 7, 2010

So I had one admin user, then I added a second one. I deleted the second one because I didn't need it. Now every time I restart even though there's only one user I have to keep entering my password. How can I make it restart like it used to without needing any login and it just starts to the desktop?

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Software :: Opening Files In The Desktop Via Open With Option?

Jun 13, 2010

I want to add a file to the Desktop, and I want to open it with a specific text editor (emacs) whenever I click on it. So far, I made that file, copied it into the Desktop directory, and I tried to set the application which opens it via a right-click "Open-with" menu item. But when I try to select executable for that file (again, emacs), that application is greyed out and I can't set that application to open it.

So, how can I do it. When I click on the file, I want a window to be opened with emacs running and editing that file.

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Software :: No Login Option Appearing At Startup

May 26, 2008

I have previously set my mac so a login name and password are required on start up. I have just done this on my new mac, but for some reason it is not appearing at start up.

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OS X :: Make VLC Default For Opening Videos?

Jul 17, 2009

I'm tired of clicking .avi files and others and quicktime opening up and saying it can't play them.

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Mac Pro :: Change Where The Login Option Appears On Multiple Screens?

Apr 2, 2012

I have multiple screens on my Mac Pro. A normal screen, a projector and a USB-to-DVI converter.When I log in the login screen appears on either the projector or the converter screens. Not on the normal screen. I need to drag the cables out for the login to enter on the normal screen. The normal screen is set to the primary screen so thats not the problem.

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Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Air :: Freezing On Login Screen - Can't Click On Any Option

Jun 23, 2014

Just bought mac-air last week. When I start it got freeze on first screen where i can see my username logo and "guest user" logo. and can't click on both options .

tried power on/off many times with no success . 

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OS X :: What Is The Alias Option When Moving Or Adding Apps

Jun 23, 2010

I have come across something called make alias, what is this?

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ITunes :: Keeps Syncing Apps Even When Option Turned Off

Mar 23, 2012

So yesterday, after a good experience with iCloud backup and sync I decided to delete all my apps from iTunes library. I saved nearly 50GB (!). I decided to not sync apps from my iPad and iPhone to iTunes, so I unmarked that option on every device when connected to itunes. I only want to keep syncing TV Shows, Movies, Books and Photos from Aperture library.The problem is that every time I sync my device with iTunes, iTunes starts downloading apps from my iDevices (but not all of them). I've also turned off automatic downloading in iTunes/Preferences/Store, tried to sync via cable, wifi.

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MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2010), Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X :: How To Set Pages As Default For Opening Docx / Doc Files

Jul 24, 2008

I just got my new iMac 20" last week and iWork '08 with it. I just wanted to know how to set Pages as the default for opening all .docx (MS Word 2007) and .doc (MS Word 2003) files. At the moment TextEdit is the default and whilst I can change the default for individual files, I haven't figured out how to set it for every file.

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MacBook Pro :: How To Get Default Login Screen

Jul 4, 2012

My login screen is white with apple logo and the user icon. I want my default login screen.

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MacBook Pro (13-inch Late 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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OS X :: Removing Default Apps

Jul 17, 2009

deleting default apps like textedit, quicktime, mail etc? Are they required by the OS or am I free to delete them and replace them?

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Default Mac Apps Keep Freezing

Jun 23, 2012

Many of the default apps on my mac, preview, iPhoto keep crashing/freezing and my mac seems alot slower recently. I haven't done anything that i know of or fiddled around anywhere.I am using the standard Macbook Pro

2.4ghz i5
4gd ram
500gb hdd
13.3 inch 

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MacBook Pro (13-inch Late 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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OS X :: Opening Search Window In List View By Default?

Jan 8, 2011

After doing an erase and clean install to 10.6.6 for some reason my Search window continues to open in Icon view rather than List view as it did before. Hard to believe I can't resolve this. And there's probably a very simple solution, but even after doing an extensive search on the web I can't seem to find it.

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OS X Mavericks :: Preview Default Application In Opening PDF Files?

Jun 3, 2014

how do I get Preview to be the default application in opening pdf files?

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iMac, OS X Mavericks (10.9.3)

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OS X :: Applications Stopped Opening At Login

Feb 22, 2010

What the title says. A couple of days ago things just stopped opening at login. And yes I have repaired disk permissions.

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Software :: Apps Closes Automatically When Font Option Clicked

Jun 18, 2008

I am having troubles with the "Fonts" option in some applications, for example when I am on "Keynote" and make a click on "fonts" option, then keynote closes automatically and lost all my job, the same happens on software like mindmanager or excel.

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Software :: Default Zoom Shows When Opening Word Document?

Feb 17, 2006

The default zoom when I open any Word doc is a very small 100%. I prefer to use Page Width. So every time I open a file I have to go View-->Zoom-->Page Width, which is a hassle.I find no prefs for this detail.

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OS X :: Apps Bouncing In Dock And Not Opening.

Sep 7, 2009

I have a problem with my MacBook with applications 'bouncing' in the dock and not opening. I took the macbook into the genius store and they said it wasn't a permissions issue they thought it was some 3rd party programme I have loaded.

I have loaded Snow Leopard onto both my iMac and Macbook, the same apps work fine on the iMac but on my MacBook i am having to reinstall nearly all my apps to get them to work.The problem started a few weeks ago with leopard and I was hoping that with Snow Leopard it would sort it but as I used Time Machine to import all my data after upgrading I seem to have brought the problem into Snow Leopard.

The only thing I have done around the time this started happening that I can think of is that I downloaded one of those programmes that help free up space on the mac by deleting all unnecessary languages (I just need British English) . could taking languages off interfere with so many apps?

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Mac Pro :: Opening Apps Takes 30 To 45 Seconds?

Mar 21, 2012

Up graded to Lion last week. Everything fine until today. Opening apps takes 30 to 45 secs. Clicking anything on menu bar takes the same time. Everything is so slow I can't hardly use the machine. This happened to me about 10 days ago when I was running 10.6.8 which is why I formatted a new boot disc & installed Lion. Now it's happening again after a week of using Lion. Can I supply any logs to help an expert diagnose my problem & if so which ones? Meanwhile I will try safe boot & another account & report back.

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Software :: Changing Default Login Shell For Root User

Jul 17, 2009

I'm running the latest version of Leopard, and I would like to change the default login shell for the "root" user, but the command which works under Unix and Linux doesn't seem to work here. As root, I have done a vipw to change the shell to /bin/zsh (my preference) on the root line. This change persists in /etc/passwd, and it also gets properly propagated to /etc/master.passwd.

However, every time do an su or a sudo -s, I still get sent into the old /bin/sh shell. I have completely restarted the system, and this still occurs (the /bin/zsh entry is still there for root in /etc/passwd and /etc/master.passwd after reboot). /bin/zsh properly appears in /etc/shells, so I know that this is not the problem.

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MacBook Air :: What Is The Difference In Speed Of Opening Apps

Oct 24, 2010

What is the difference in speed of opening apps?

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OS X :: 10.5.7 - Machine Slow To Restart And Apps Not Opening

Aug 10, 2010

I am having a bit of an issue with my 13 MBP. With absolutely no rhyme or reason as to frequency, I have been having issues where all of a sudden:
I can't create folders on the desktop (Error code -50)
iTunes won't open (error code 13014)
Spotlight won't search (returns dictionary definitions)
Firefox won't open (A copy is already running...)
Thunderbird won't open (A copy is already running...)
and probably other problems I can't recall right off.

The machine is slow to restart when I do; one time I couldn't get past the gray screen for an hour. Once it gets through a restart however everything is fine for some amount of time before the problem happens again. I have received two kernel panics in the past week. Both came off the back of waking the laptop from sleep. As far as I can tell (or remember), I haven't installed anything that would cause the system to go nuts. I have TM backups, would prefer to use one of those versus a complete wipe as I have Parallels installed and don't want to have to redo that, plus Windows, plus all my Windows programs, etc. I do have a lost+found and Damaged Files folders in my Macintosh HD directory. Not sure where they came from, can't really determine by looking. More info, when I try to save something from online, it says there is not enough disk space. Also, it appears as though dmg's will not mount.

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