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Disable Startup Programs On Apple’s Mac OS X


Just like with the Windows operating system, a couple of times, your Mac computer just hangs up or takes a lot of time to boot up properly. This was due to common start up programs like drivers, plugins and other application that are automatically loaded when you start up your Mac computer.

So, if your Mac computer hangs up or takes time during the start up then don’t worry because you can easily fix it by disabling some unwanted or unused programs on the start up. So, today I have created this tutorial in which I will be showing you that how you can easily disable start-up programs on your Mac OS X. Disabling startup programs is very much easy and simple and only takes a couple of seconds. By disabling unwanted programs you will notice a good difference in your Mac’s speed and performance. So, without wasting much of your time, let’s get started with our tutorial.

So, if you want to disable start-up programs on your Mac OS X then follow the below given steps.

  • First of all, open up your Mac OS X computer.
  • After that, click on the small Apple icon at the top left corner of your screen.
  • Then, a drop-down menu will appear in which you have to click on System Preferences option.
  • Now, in the System Preferences window, click on the Accounts option in the System section.
  • After that, click on the Login Items, it will be present beside the Password tab.
  • Now, simply select any program or application that you don’t want to be launched at startup and then click on the little “” icon under the application selection box.
  • That’s it! You are done! Now, you have successfully disabled startup programs on your Mac OS X system.

Hope the tips is of help to you, feel free to drop your opinion and comment below.

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