...wants to use "login" keychain....keeps poping up!

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  1. macswitcha2 macrumors 65816

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    Every time I wake my iMac from sleep or log back on, a window pops up asking me to "login" keychain. Why do I have to always login? This is annoying! Anyway to resolve this?
     
  2. gnasher729 macrumors P6

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    Open "Preferences" and have a look around.
     
  3. macswitcha2 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    You mean system preferences?
     
  4. emw macrumors G4

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    Yes, look at System Preferences -> Security and see if "Require password [immediately] after sleep or screen saver begins." is checked. If it is, uncheck it and the requirement should go away.

    If this is something other than just the standard login window, maybe post a screenshot?
     
  5. macswitcha2 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    This is something other than the login window. This is after I login.
     
  6. tjb1 macrumors 68000

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    Waking it from the screensaver brings you to a black screen and asks you to put the password in?
     
  7. iLog.Genius macrumors 601

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  8. macswitcha2 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    This is what keeps popping up...
     

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  9. RandomKamikaze macrumors 6502a

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    Go to Key Chain Settings

    Click Edit

    Click Change settings for keychain...

    Is the box ticked to lock the keychain after sleep?
     
  10. macswitcha2 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Nahh, this is a post-log in issue. See the screen shot above.

    How?

    Thanks for the link

    Yes, it is ticked. Untick it?
     
  11. iLog.Genius macrumors 601

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    Open Keychain Access.app then...

    Keychain Access>Keychain First Aid>Repair.
     
  12. macswitcha2 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    We must have different OS X systems because that does not follow on my OS.
     
  13. macswitcha2 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Ok, yes, it is checked, should I uncheck it?

    I verified and did a repair and when verifying, the following was highlighted in red:
    Item “imap.gmail.com” has unspecified value for port attribute

    In repairing this notice disappeared.
     
  14. calderone macrumors 68040

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    Yes, you should, assuming your don't want the messages. When your keychain locks, any application that wants to access it needs your password.

    If you have it not lock when it goes to sleep, the keychain will remain unlocked at all times. Meaning, you won't get those messages.

    Basically, those messages are indicative of a locked keychain. Tuck that away in your mind for the future.
     
  15. kl-mac macrumors newbie

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    In safari I get the Password box popping up very frequently. Have to hit the cancel button twice. Looked at the Keychain settings and have this setting. Can I delete the safari keychain? Will it stop the pop up box appearing?

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  16. calderone macrumors 68040

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