OS X V10.7 Lion :: Stop Safari From Opening With A Tab?

May 2, 2012

Changing the Safari preference does NOT work. Reseting Safari doesn't either. Should I custom reinstall Safari from the USB thingy?  

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Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Acrobat Has Taken Over Opening PDF In Safari - How To Stop This

Apr 24, 2012

Preview has always been the engine that Safari used to open PDF in the browswer. Acorbat took over today for unknown reasons to me. How can I switch it back?

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iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: How To Stop Dashboard From Opening Safari

May 24, 2012

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Safari :: Stop From Opening 99 Tabs Automatically

Apr 21, 2012

When I first start up Safari - it automatically opens a huge number of tabs (the drop down menu on a tab right click shows an option to bookmark 99 tabs - and there are more tabs opened than I care to count). They appear to all be existing bookmarks; but could also be history.

At one point it would not let me close it at all & because it wouldn't close the OS would not allow a shutdown. So I had to do a hardware power off instead.

I played around with the setting and finnally - after severl hard reboots and a lot of try this & try that - I got it to allow itself to be closed. 

But the 99+/- auto opens continue to be a problem.  I've tried to completely clear my history, and several other property adjustments - but overall the behaviour remains very very flakely. 

I want to make it my default browser on all my Apple things (Macbook / iTouch / iPad) but the very bad behaviour keeps pushing me back to Firefox - sigh. It feels like a very bad user design that cannot be trusted. 

Are there some obvious know gotcha's with this browser? Or some standard settings that should never be touched? Or are these common bugs that just don't work right?

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MacBook Pro (13-inch Mid 2010), Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Safari :: Get It To Stop Opening Apple Mail?

May 9, 2012

When I click on an email link in Safari, it opens Apple Mail for me to write an email. But I do not use Apple Mail anymore. I use yahoo mail with Safari. How do I get Safari to stop opening Apple Mail?

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MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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Safari :: Stop From Opening Last Visited Webpage?

May 24, 2012

i opened hurr durr and everytime i shut down the mac and open it and click on safari it comes back. How do i make it just open without going to most recently visited page?

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MacBook Pro

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Safari :: How To Stop Previous Windows Opening On Restart

Feb 25, 2012

Is there a way to get Safari NOT to open previous windows on restart?

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Macintosh G5, Mac OS X (10.4.8)

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Safari :: Stop It From Automatically Opening Last Browsing Session?

Jun 28, 2012

Is there a way to prevent Safari from opening all your previous tabs and windows? When I close Safari I just want everything to close as well, but when I open it later everything else opens again.

Info:MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Pro :: How To Stop Safari Automatically Opening Multiple Pages

May 21, 2012

When I click to open safari on my new MacBook Pro it opens multiple windows at once. How can I stop this?

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MacBook Air :: How To Stop Tabs From Opening Every Time When Click Somewhere On Safari

Dec 9, 2014

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Stop All Applications Opening Up When First Log In?

Apr 8, 2012

I have a new mac.  How do I stop all applications opening up when I first log in?

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iMac

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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 V10.7 Lion :: Stop Chrome From Opening At Start-up On A Mac

Mar 31, 2012

Chrome has suddenly begun to start-up when I power on my Macbook without any action on my part. Currently running Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3. How do get this to stop? 

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Stop Console Opening All Time?

Apr 9, 2012

How can I stop Console opening all the time.

Info:MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Stop Opening Previous Files?

May 17, 2012

I want my Mac to stop opening all previous files when,say, opening an application such as Word or Pages.I want I want my Mac to stop opening all previous tabs when opening Safari from new.I looked in applications' Preferences and Mac System Prefs

Info:iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.1)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Stop Programs From Opening At Startup?

May 28, 2012

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Info:MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.7.3), no problems while using my old os

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Stop Applications From Opening At Startup In It?

Jun 1, 2012

When I log in using Lion, Mail, Entourage, and ICal open on my desktop.I already tried unchecking the restore windows box under system preferences/general; sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn't.  The only way to stop it seems to be to uncheck the similar box that appears when you shut down the computer, but you have to do it each time, and I think it doesn't always work either.  The options features in the dock items don't seem to work--they're already unchecked, and the windows still open.  I don't want everyone else in my family to see my mail as soon as the computer opens and it's really annoying besides. 

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MacBook (13-inch Mid 2010), Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Stop It From Opening Old Docs When Launch An Application?

Apr 16, 2012

How the heck to I stop Lion from launching old docs when I open a new doc in MS Word, Excel, Preview, etc? I HATE this feature. Twice now I've edited the wrong document because when I click on a new Word doc, one that I worked on last automatic pops up on top of it. This is a ridiculous feature! Also, I don't need photos that I looked at yesterday magically opening when I open a new photo in Preview. That can be embarrassing if is someone is looking over my shoulder, if you know what I mean. Do I need to make sure I close all old docs instead of just quitting. Is there a way to just turn this frustrating auto open feature off? 

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iMac 27", Mac OS X (10.6.2)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: How To Stop Pages Opening In Full Screen Mode

May 23, 2012

How to stop pages opening in Full Screen Mode?This occurs on most software and is very annoying when you have a large monitor with one small picture taking up the whole screen.PLUS trying to reduce the size of the screen means the cursor has to find a tiny one pixel area in the corner in order to reduce the screen size. This takes up a lot of time when working on several images.(enlarging the cursor size is not an answer and makes it worse because it's hard to exactly align the cursor with the text or else it edits the wrong line of text).

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Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X Mountain Lion :: How To Stop Some Applications Automatically Opening At Start Up

Jun 5, 2014

There is probably a very simple answer to this - but I can't find it! Everytime I start up my imac, a couple of tedious applications that take a long time have to open then I have to close them to get on with what I want to do.

How do I stop these loading automatically?

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iMac, OS X Mavericks (10.9.3)

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Safari :: Gets Stuck On Opening Websites After Installing Lion?

Jun 7, 2012

Just downloaded Lion. Safari is sluggish or gets stuck on opening most sites. Many do not open.Never had this problem before installing Lion.

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OS X Mountain Lion :: Safari Not Opening Secure Pages

Jun 5, 2014

Safari wont open any pages such as youtube, facebook etc saying that it cannot establish a secure server. This just happened about 3 hours ago just as my mac went to sleep. The only new thing I did was use an HDMI cable to connect to my TV. The mac had been shutdown for low battery because i fell asleep on movie. Anyways, I woke up plugged in my charger only to find that i can't connect to certain sites... Further compounding my problem is a taskbar that says "The certificate for this website is invalid. You might be connecting to a website that is pretending to be <url here>.

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MacBook Pro (13-inch Mid 2012), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.5)

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MacBook :: It Stop Opening Pdf's

Feb 1, 2012

Up until a few months ago my MacBook had no problem opening PDF's. Now, for some reason it stopped.I have un-installed and re-installed Adobe Reader a number of times and no luck.

Info:iPhone 3GS

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OS X :: How To Stop Aperture Opening At Startup

Aug 23, 2010

I'm having a small problem with my Mac. Every time I start up Aperture seems to open automatically. I've made sure it's not in the list of start up programs and it only started doing this since yesterday (monday).

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Applications :: How To Get IPhoto To Stop Opening

Aug 29, 2010

Where is the setting to stop iPhoto from opening up when I insert an SD card or connect a camera?

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OS X :: How To Stop Finder Opening After Start Up?

Feb 13, 2008

Since installing Leopard the Finder window pops up automatically after staring my Mac. This didn't happen any time before (from System 1 to 10.4.10!). I hate it but I don't know where to change that setting.

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Prevent Previously Open Windows From Automatically Opening On Application Launch (e.g. Pages, Safari)?

Jun 8, 2012

Whenever I launch Pages, the application opens pretty much all the documents I've worked on.  I take care to close all the windows, hoping that they won't launch again next time I start the application, yet they do.  I can't find a setting in the preferences or Settings to disable this behavior. 

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MacBook (13-inch Late 2009), Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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OS X :: How To Stop A 3rd Party App Opening When Camera Connected

Sep 14, 2009

I've got a Canon app which I use for tethering etc, but don't use for importing photos. But when I connect my camera via USB, this app (EOS Utility) automatically opens. There doesn't appear to be an option to change this in the app itself. Is there a central way in system preferences or elsewhere to change what happens when a camera is connected?

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OS X :: Can Stop Opening Applications Forcing Their Way To The Front

Jan 8, 2010

iPhoto, for example, takes about 30secs to open. If I'm using Safari and decide I want to upload a photo, opening iPhoto and then going back to Safari simply means that iPhoto will jump to the front with it's big, blank screen and spinning beachball five or six times. It's like fighting with my Mac. It's like I'm constantly clicking back to Safari and then a few seconds later my Mac will pop it to the front as if to say "You wanted iPhoto, so here's iPhoto - watch it open."

It's very annoying. Can I set something to allow applications to load in the background?

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MacBook Pro :: Stop Preview From Auto-Opening?

Apr 17, 2012

Whenever I am on facebook or on the internet and I click to donload a file it downloads to my downloads folder but then the second it finished preview pops up with the picture open. How do i stop preview from doing this?

Info:MacBook Pro (13-inch Early 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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