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How do I edit my startup programs for Mac OS X?

In particular, I have this "Hotspot Shield" program I installed that is starting up every time I reboot my computer. I want to remove it from auto-startup.

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Assuming that program is started upon login, not upon booting:

System Preferences » Accounts » Login Items shows the things started at login. In that screen, select the program and click the "minus" button to remove it.

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great, thanks. that did the trick – Mikey Feb 24 '10 at 14:32

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