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I have several startup items shown in my "LoginItems" preferences. But, when I look at my ~/Library folder, there is no StartupItems folder, and the global /Library/StartupItems folder does not contain these things.

So where are they keeping the per-user startup item settings?

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They are being stored in the Preferences.

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