How to stop a program from loading on bootup ElCapitan

Discussion in 'OS X El Capitan (10.11)' started by DET1242, May 7, 2016.

  1. DET1242 macrumors newbie

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    #1
    I loaded a new program on my IMAC (BBEDIT) which works great for what I need. However when ever I boot up it loads automatically. How to I find the folder that has the Start up programs in it?
     
  2. DeltaMac macrumors 604

    DeltaMac

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    Delaware
    #2
    Check in System Preferences, then Users & Groups, then Login Items. You can remove that item from there.

    Another method would be to launch BBEdit, then right-click on the BBEdit icon in the dock.
    Choose Options, then click on Open at Login to remove the checkmark.

    Many apps don't need to use Login Items, but it's a good place to start.
     

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