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is there a application like msconfig for macs that lets you edit start


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mikeloeven

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i have alot of random processes and services running on my ibook left over from programs that arent even there anymore but were never properly removed "COUGH" assorted hp printer daemon's "COUGH" i was wondering if anyone made a program for tiger that is similar to msconfig and lets you turn startup items on and off
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Apart from the programs own auto start points..
This is what I would do;

Apple> System Preferences> Accounts> Login Items
That is your user accounts auto-load list..


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(I recommend you have a backup,
or only delete files you are confident you do not need)

Check these folders;
MacHD/Library/Launch Daemons/
MacHD/Library/Startup Items/
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What I would do is Open up your hard drive and do a search for anything related to your programs and delete.

If that helps than your off to a good start. If you still have a lot of processes going than open up a Terminal Window and type in:

"Top" (no quotes)

A list of processes will show up. On the left hand corner you will see a column that says "PID". Check the numbers you want to kill. After you've written down the processes you want to kill hit "control Z."

Next type

"Kill" PID#

for example,
Kill 223
Kill 224
Kill 185

You get the picture. Good luck :)
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What I would do is Open up your hard drive and do a search for anything related to your programs and delete.

If that helps than your off to a good start. If you still have a lot of processes going than open up a Terminal Window and type in:

"Top" (no quotes)

A list of processes will show up. On the left hand corner you will see a column that says "PID". Check the numbers you want to kill. After you've written down the processes you want to kill hit "control Z."

Next type

"Kill" PID#

for example,
Kill 223
Kill 224
Kill 185

You get the picture. Good luck :)
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