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Start up error after power outage

I hooked up a Wi-Fi router today. About 20 minutes later the building power went off suddenly (not related to the router). When I tried to start the computer I got this message: There was a ...
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How to add login Items by code to mountain lion osx

Until I upgraded to Mountain Lion I was able to add login items by editing this plist: /Users/test/Library/Preferences/loginwindow.plist And adding items (path,name,hide) to ...
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Forcing a login script to prompt for credentials?

Scenario: Office is transferring from one server to another, on a different domain than is currently being used. Net use login scripts fail automatically due to improper authentication. What I ...
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Microsoft Document Connection pops up every time Macintosh restarts

I'm trying to help a friend solve a minor annoyance on his Macintosh. Every time he restarts, it pops up a Microsoft Document Connection window that's asking to add a location (either a SharePoint ...
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How can I uninstall a startup item in Mac OS X 10.5.8? Where is the “Accounts” preference pane?

I use OS X 10.5.8. How do I prevent some programs from opening upon startup? I have tried to find the "Account" Preference Pane on my iMac, but cannot find it even by trying to find it from previous ...
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Reorder applications and other login items on OS X

How can I reorder aplications and other login items on OS X 10.6 since System Preferences doesn't give us that power.
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How can I configure an application (like Skype) to automatically start when I log to Mac OS X?

Is there something like msconfig (Windows) for Mac OS X that allows you to add/manage/remove applications that start when you log in? Is this typically done through the application or the OS (utils)?