How can I stop Skype opens automatically at startup? MBPro, model
I want to stop Skype opens automatically at startup upward. I looked in preferences, I clicked on the icon to the sidebar, etc. Nothing works yet.
A second starting point is: previous Word files and Excel automatically opens. I can't find anything in the system or application preferences to stop this.
MBP, model 10.11
Click on the Apple icon on the users from left and from top - preferences system - and groups - click connection points - see what of that are listed and checked
Tags: Mac OS & System Software
Firefox will automatically launch at startup every time. I don't want it. If I want, I'll click. I'm not on the internet every time I start my computer and do not have to wait FOR it to start so I can leave. I don't know why she does - never done before - and it's EXTREMELY annoying! Help! I'm on a Macintosh running with Tiger OS.
It is a setting of Mac.
- Click accounts (in the line of the System Preferences window system)
- Click the login items tab
- Click on Firefox in the list of applications
- Click on the "-" symbol
Hello from France.
Since the installation of El Capitan on my iMac and MacBook Air Notes opens automatically whenever I connect. Can someone tell me how to prevent this from happening, please? I find it really annoying.
Thanks in advance.
Delete the Notes from the login items list
- Select the name of the element you want to prevent from opening automatically, and then click the button remove below the list on the right.
For more information:
In outlook express when receiveing an email he has highlighted in the email and opens the content. How can I stop it opening in case there is a virus. I want to delete something which I think is a problem. I can't find a way to stop this. I want to double click to open only e-mail I recognizeoriginal title: outlook express 6
Go to view | Layout and turn off the preview pane. You can then double-click to open it.
Windows XP Media Player is automatically putting the wrong info for my pieces for example the name of the album and the cover.
How can I stop all the automatic update of news media?
Windows XP, the version of Windows Media player to date. ' Retrieve additional information on the internet "is not checked.
"Rearrange music in rip music folder, using rip music settings" is not checked
"Keep my ratings stars as global ratings in files" is unchecked
"Maintaining the codecs automatically" is unchecked.
Under Privacy Options, everything is disabled except "set clock on devices automatically.
Thank you for your help in this endevor.
1 how long have you been faced with this problem?
2. don't you make changes on the computer before this problem?
3. what version of windows media player do you use?
Try the fix tool in the following article and verify.
Solve the problems of Windows Media Player video and other media or library
Resources for the resolution of problems in Windows Media Player
How can I make Outlook opens automatically when I log in? I used to be able to do it with XP, but I just have to move to Windows 7.
Create a shortcut to Outlook in your startup folder:
1. click on the Start button.
2. right click on all programs , and then click Open .
3. click on programs > Startup .
4. right click and drag Outlook in the Startup folder in the Start menu.
5. click on create shortcuts here .
Windows Media Player automatically opens every time that I have connect or leave the sleep mode. How can I stop this automatic activation? I just want it opens when I ordered it.
How to check and change Vista startup programs
Autoruns - free - see what programs are configured to startup automatically when your system boots and you
opening of session. Autoruns also shows you the full list of registry and file locations where applications can configure auto-
start the settings.
If you need to use a process of elimination to find:
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vistahttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135
I hope this helps. Rob - bicycle - Mark Twain said it is good.
every time it crashes and I try to re-open the program, it opens all my old tabs and windows. often, these are the videos which all begin to play both. or worse still, it opens the page that did crash in the first place and crashes again.
How can I stop this annoying feature?
If there is no way to stop it, can you recommend a simple browser that don't try to think for you?
The value of the integer pref browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes to 0 on the subject: config page in order to get the about: sessionrestore page immediately with the first start after a collision has occurred or the Task Manager was used for the closing of Firefox.
This way, you see if the previous session is not close properly or it crashed and deselects the tabs that you do not want to reopen, but will reopen the other tabs.
I prefer iPhoto because I'm more familiar with it and it allows me to easily add GPS locations to photos that don't have it. Whenever I connect my camera photos App tries to open, how can I stop this please?
I already went to iPhotos preference and set it to open when the camera connected but Photos can still open.
Tanks in advance
I have NOT installed App Photos
Original title: our computer screen goes to sleep and I need help, fixed the problem
HOW CAN I STOP MY COMPUTER TO GO TO SLEEP.
HOW CAN I STOP MY COMPUTER TO GO TO SLEEP.
First a small label Internet... Please not compose entirely in capital letters. It is considered yelling, screaming, rude.
To your question. Is it when you left your computer idle ?
If you don't want to go to sleep when it is inactive, try this method...
Start button > Search box, type power options >press > on your window Power Options, on the left side, click change when the computer sleeps > there are choices in this new window. Click on thepointer under Plugin and on battery, selectNEVER, if that's what you really want.
Check out all other options in the Power Options window title. You can set up a power plan for your computer, if you have not already done so.
CHKDSK turned on somehow and now every time I start my Pc it runs this program. It is on my hard drive and takes a long time to startup! How can I stop the program from running at startup?
The next time your system starts and installs, you should check the bit of impurity of the volume as follows:
Click Start, run and enter in the box:
Click OK to open the command prompt window.
To query the bit of impurity on drive C, type:
fsutil dirty query C:
The sample output:
Volume c is dirty
Volume C: is dirty
Type "exit" to close the command prompt window.
Is your disc dirty or it is not dirty? If you have more than one volume, check all out them.
A volume is marked usually dirty of a power outage or something like using the power button to restart the system. One of this kind of thing has happened before this problem?
The command chkntfs /d to clear a chkdsk waiting you plan yourself, but it does not clear the dirty bit.
The command chkntfs /X C: never say XP check the reader for inconsistencies again and perhaps not a good idea since the reader may really need that chkdsk to run on it. If the dirty bit is just NOT clear, no matter what you do, your HARD disk may be failing / failed.
The only way to clear the dirty bit is a success of chkdsk /r and if she will not clear at the start of your system, I would run it from the XP Recovery Console so you can watch it run and if you like, run it again until it runs its own. You cannot check the good bit of impurity of the XP Recovery Console, but you can see what chkdsk/r.
Since we don't know anything about your system, here are some instructions for making a CD of bootable XP Recovery Console and from there, you can run chkdsk/r until it comes clean.
Boot into the Recovery Console Windows using an XP bootable installation CD.
If you have no XP bootable media (or aren't sure you have) create a bootable XP Recovery CD of Console and do not forget.
This is not the same as recovery disks that might have come with the acquisition of the system store.
You can make a bootable Recovery Console CD by downloading an ISO file and burn it to a CD.
The ISO bootable image file you need to download is called:
Download the ISO from here:
Use a new CD and this simple and free program to burn your ISO file and create your bootable CD:
When you install ImgBurn, DO NOT install the Ask toolbar.
Here are some instructions for ImgBurn:
It would be a good idea to test your bootable CD on a computer running.
You may need to adjust the computer BIOS settings to use the CD-ROM drive as the first device to boot instead of the hard drive. These adjustments are made before Windows tries to load. If you miss it, you will need to restart the system again.
When you start on the CD, follow the instructions:
Press any key to boot from CD...
Installing Windows... going to pronounce.
Press 'R' to enter the Recovery Console.
Select the installation that you want to access (usually 1: C:\WINDOWS)
You may be asked to enter the password (usually empty).
You should be in the folder C:\WINDOWS. It's the same as the
C:\Windows folder that you see in Solution Explorer.
The Recovery Console allows base as file commands: copy, rename, replace, delete, chkdsk, fixboot, fixmbr, cd, etc.
For a list of the commands in the Recovery Console, type help at the prompt of commands or read on here XP Recovery Console:
A good idea before you start things must first verify the integrity of your file system by using the chkdsk command.
In the command prompt window, run the chkdsk command on the drive where Windows is installed to try to fix any problems on the afflicted player.
Running chkdsk is fine, even if he finds no problem. It won't hurt anything to run it.
Assuming your boot drive is C, run the following command:
CHKDSK C: /r
Let chkdsk finish to correct the problems, he could find.
It may take a long time for chkdsk complete or they seem to be "stuck". Be patient. If the HARD drive led blinks always, chkdsk is something. Keep an eye on the amount of the percentage to be sure that it is still making progress. It may even seem to go back sometime.
You must run chkdsk/r again until it finds no error to correct.
Remove the CD, and then type "exit" to exit the RC and restart the computer.
You have not to set the BIOS to boot the disk HARD since the CD won't be.
How to get Firefox opens automatically whenever I turn on the computer.
You can place a shortcut to the Firefox program in the startup folder in "start > programs" by dragging the Firefox shortcut from the desktop or by dragging the Firefox entry in ' start > programs > Mozilla Firefox ' in this folder (or use copy/paste to achieve).
I want to stop Firefox update automatically, I don't want to upgrade my version
To stop your browser up to date automatically, follow these steps:
At the top right of your browser click the menu button, it is characterized by three horizontal lines. Click this button and find the menu options, it will look like a gear or a wheel. Once you have selected 'options' a series of menus will appear on the left side of your screen, you should see an entitles "general" and so on. Click on the "Advanced" menu At the top, you will see several options of "general" for "certificates". You want to select the option "update." There will be a section devoted to the update of Firefox. You probably have the automatic update box checked, uncheck this and select "check for updates but let me choose whether to install them. Close your browser to save your changes and reopen. Automatic updates should now be disabled.
Hello, my name is Haysly Wells. I am buying a new comouter, and I intend to give the one I currently use for my little brother. How can I stop Firefox from automatically using my usernames and passwords on websites such as Yahoo?
Firefox remembers my logins and passwords for some sites like Yahoo. How can I disable it, so that other users cannot access my emails?
To clear your saved passwords, go to the Options of Firefox dialog box, click Security in the top and you will see the options about your saved passwords. You can click on the button 'saved passwords... '. "to manage and delete them.
You can also clear your cookies and other data with the dialog clear recent history, using the drop-down menu to select the entire document and do not forget to click the details arrow to choose exactly what you want deleted.
If it is not obvious how to find the Options dialog box and the dialog clear recent history, they are both under the Tools menu, if you showed your menu bar, or are in the main menu of Firefox as Options or history > clear recent history.
Edit: well, I did not notice first that your operating system is Linux Mint 10. Your Options dialog is actually in Edition > Preferences.
How to disable the restart automatic windows vista minute by minute and enable MICROSOFT SECURITY ESSENTIALS to his SWEEP of the REGULAR SECURITY?
Each time windows vista is fully on, after a few seconds it is automatically followed by a pop up message that reads as follows: "WINDOWS is MEETING A CRITICAL ERROR AND IT WILL RESTART in 60 SECONDS." I know that this is caused by a virus. You have experience with this kind of problem? Please provide steps on how to fix this problem if possible. Thanks to you all.
original title: HOW TO DISABLE WINDOWS VISTA RESTART AUTOMATIC MINUTE-BY-MINUTE
Hi Readen Astorys,
Step 1: I suggest to start the computer in safe mode and check if the problem persists.
Startup options (including safe mode)
Step 2: If the problem is solved in safe mode, then I suggest you perform the clean boot and remove the program that is causing the problem.
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
Note: Follow step 7 clean boot KB929135 article to reset the computer in normal mode.
I also suggest to run virus scan online by using the Microsoft safety scanner.
Microsoft safety scanner
Microsoft safety scanner
Note:when you do an antivirus online, you will lose data that are affected by the virus. Microsoft is not responsible for the loss of this data.
How to remove a computer virus?
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