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From James Knott <>
Subject Re: AOO always starts
Date Tue, 15 May 2012 02:10:30 GMT
Dan Lewis wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-05-14 at 21:26 -0400, James Knott wrote:
>> Dan Lewis wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2012-05-14 at 18:53 -0400, James Knott wrote:
>>>> I recently installed AOO 3.4 on Windows 7.  For some reason, it always
>>>> starts when I boot up the computer, despite "Load During
>>>> System Start-Up" not selected.
>>>> Any ideas about how to stop it starting?
>>>> tnx jk
>>>        One thing I have noticed on my computer that is different from the
>>> OOo.3.3 is that AOO 3.4 has a Quickstarter for Linux. I very seldom
>>> shutdown or reboot my computer. But when I log out of one user's home
>>> directory to go to another, AOO opens. This happens every time I do
>>> this.
>>>        Since this is the only change I have made, I believe that
>>> this may be the cause. Further proof: I disabled quickstarter, logged
>>> out, and logged back in. AOO did not start.
>> I have LibreOffice on my Linux systems.  However, I have supposedly
>> disabled the quick starter with that setting I menitoned.  Previously,
>> even with the quick starter enabled, the OO didn't open until you wanted
>> it to.
>       I forgot to mention that when I used OOo with Windows 98SE with the
> Quickstarter. As you wrote, OOo did not open of start up unless it was
> listed as one of the programs to do so. Quickstarter would not do that
> by itself.
>       The only thing that I can suggest it to disable the Quickstarter
> and then restart your computer. If AOO starts on bootup, then there is
> something else going on. If it doesn't start on bootup, then that was
> the problem.
>       Disabling Quickstarter worked for me in Linux, and it might also
> work for you in Windows.
>       Does the msconfig still work in the Command line in Windows? It use
> to have a tab containing the programs that should open on bootup. Just a
> thought.
I checked that misconfig and AOO is not listed.  The computer has been 
booted several times since I veriftied that setting was turn off.  In 
fact, I have never turned it on.  Also, it appears to affect only one user.

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