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I was deleting Skype from my login items and noticed that iTunesHelper showed a warning under a unmarked column. What does it mean and how do I fix it?

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The yellow warning sign means that the login item can no longer be found, most likely because the application was deleted or moved after it was added to the login items. If you hover your cursor over the triangle, it will tell you:

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To re-add iTunesHelper:

  1. Find iTunes in /Applications
  2. Right-click on it, and select "Show Package Contents".
  3. Navigate into Contents, and then MacOS
  4. Drag iTunesHelper into your Login Items in System Preferences
  5. Check "Hide" to hide it on launch (this may not be necessary, but it's how iTunes sets it up)
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Thanks, any suggestion on how to fix it, for example with iTunesHelper? –  Steve Moser Apr 1 '12 at 0:01
    
@SteveMoser Yep, just edited my answer with instructions –  Kyle Cronin Apr 1 '12 at 0:03
    
Thanks, I'll accept after the 5 min waiting period. I wish the waiting period wasn't necessary but it makes sense. –  Steve Moser Apr 1 '12 at 0:07
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