|Feb 26, 2012, 11:37 AM||#1|
Insecure Startup item disabled
I just recently migrated a Leopard iMac to a new iMac with Lion.
I get the following prompt whenever I log in.
"/Library/Startupitems/VirusBarrier" has not been started because it does not have the proper security settings.
What I don't understand is, I deleted VirusBarrier, so I don't know why it is trying to start up.
I went into Library and deleted anything VirusBarrier related, which wasn't much, a plist file or two.
I also Repaired Permissions, but it still pops up.
When I type in VirusBarrier into the Spotlight nothing even comes up.
I have googled this, but found nothing that applies.
I did a Grab of the pop-up, but can't attach the image.
I am struggling!!
Thanks in advance,
Last edited by tutenstein; Feb 26, 2012 at 12:27 PM.
|Feb 26, 2012, 11:53 AM||#3|
|Feb 26, 2012, 12:10 PM||#4|
See this thread:
Found by googling delete VirusBarrier.
|Feb 26, 2012, 12:17 PM||#5|
I used AppZapper.
As far as which Library, I used the Option key while clicking on Go in the menu bar. I do not know which one that is though.
I clicked on the link and the problem is now resolved. I used the uninstall program that someone provided a link for.
Thank you very much.
Can't believe I didn't think to use the uninstall program.
Last edited by tutenstein; Feb 26, 2012 at 12:26 PM. Reason: Problem resolved
|Feb 26, 2012, 04:38 PM||#6|
this. If you just want to delete the app, drag the .app file to the trash. No other software needed. If you want to completely remove all associated files/folders, no removal apps will do the job.
The most effective method for complete app removal is manual deletion:
Your Library folders are hidden by default in Lion. To get to your /Library or /Users/yourusername/Library (also known as the ~/Library) folders in Lion:
To locate all your startup items, look in the following locations:
|Dec 19, 2012, 07:40 AM||#8|
THANK YOU Legend!
GGJstudios, Thank you so much for clarifying the library differences and the steps to follow for a Lion user. Didn't even realise the steps would be slightly different but it made ALL the difference as i had been searching for hours to fix the 'item disabled' error that was on my computer for months.
I followed your steps and arrived at the correct Library (after i created a 'root user' of course) and finally i was able to rid myself of the pesky problem!
Finding the correct startupItems folder was my issue.
|Dec 19, 2012, 08:18 AM||#9|
iMac Intel (Rev H, 27"), 1TB HDD, 16GB RAM, 10.8.4
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