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“Login Items” are removed in Yosemite

Since upgrading to OSX Yosemite, I've run into an issue where several of the apps I've added to 'Login Items' (via preferences) do not launch at startup, and have been removed from 'Login Items' ...
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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)?