Menu bar question

TerenceW

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Does anybody know how to remove redundant icons from the menu bar in Mavericks? I've uninstalled and App I didn't want but the icon is still there. Click on it, and I get the message that 'The app cannot run simultaneously in two different sessions'... Except that it's not running anywhere since it no longer exists!

Help would be appreciated!

Terence
 

maflynn

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Did you trying holding the control key down and then drag it off the menu?

Check the startup items in the User & Groups preference panel
 

TerenceW

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Did you trying holding the control key down and then drag it off the menu?

Check the startup items in the User & Groups preference panel
Thanks. Yes, I did, but that only works for the System Icons, not for third party installed apps, apparently...

It doesn't appear in the startup items - in fact several others don't, either.
 

maflynn

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Its the command key, my bad.

Then the reason why its still there, is the app may still be running, as I mentioned check what's starting up (found in the Users preference)
 

TerenceW

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Its the command key, my bad.

Then the reason why its still there, is the app may still be running, as I mentioned check what's starting up (found in the Users preference)
Yes, I used the command key - I don't think I notice you saying 'Control'! I've completely uninstalled the app (logmein) and I can't find any instances of it anywhere except in Activity Monitor, where it refers to 'Logmein menu bar' with 10 threads.

It doesn't appear at all in the Preferences/Users/Login Items, which I find a bit puzzling.
 

TerenceW

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Hmm... All I find are a lot of 'Preferences' documents and at the bottom of the list a 'shellext.log' that goes from June 30 - July 20 with every entry saying 'unable to find path for fiNode.
 

TerenceW

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I found advice to do this - open the terminal and type: launchctl remove com.logmein.logmeingui

It worked, so is good or future reference...
 

PixelpusherBV

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I had the same problem with logmein. I used Appzapper to get rid of most of the files, then spotlight to find more, but had to go manual & find the remaining hooks in the library & finally got rid of that icon.