How to start or stop Microsoft Entourage on Login (on Boot)

How do I set Entourage to start on boot?

To have Microsoft Entourage automatically load when logging into Mac OS  X, you can check the “Open at Login” option by right-clicking

Entourage added to Login Items

Entourage added to Login Items

(CTRL+click) the Entourage icon while Entourage is open or its icon is in the Dock (at the bottom of your screen). Alternatively, to have Entourage auto start on login, through the Apple Menu –> System Preferences– > Accounts –> Login Items, add Microsoft Entourage to the list.

How do I stop Entourage from starting at login?

Use the same tools listed above to prevent Entourage from auto starting at login (by deselecting “Open at Login” or removing Entourage from the list of applications in Login Items).

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I removed Entourage from my Account’s Login Items list. Entourage still starts on login. What gives?

Another application is the likely culprit here. Applications with calendaring or scheduling functionality such as MenuCalendarClock are known to launch Entourage every time it checks for events. Some have found that Keyboard Maestro, Quicksilver, LaunchBar, iKey or EntourageABMenu have a similar effect on Entourage.

Lee Calcote

Lee Calcote
Lee Calcote is an innovative thought leader, passionate about developer platforms and management software for clouds, containers, infrastructure and applications. Advanced and emerging technologies have been a consistent focus through Calcote’s tenure at SolarWinds, Seagate, Cisco and Pelco. An organizer of technology meetups and conferences, a writer, author, speaker, he is active in the tech community.

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