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My computer has become slow to fully boot since updating to 10.11. This isn't helped by Applications (including their previous windows) reopening automatically post login. I am aware that this is part of the default Mac OS experience and I've seen answers that involve checking a box when restarting, although I would prefer a permanent fix to disable this particular function and any other advice to improve my iMacs startup efficiency.

  • Permanent stoppage of re open is covered here apple.stackexchange.com/questions/20651/… – bmike Sep 2 '16 at 1:10
  • @bmike That doesn't cover El Capitan. Thigns have changed since those answers. – Melab Sep 2 '16 at 3:30
  • Are you trying to circumvent "saved application state " entirely or just app launch? If you can call out specifically what step you decided to take from the other linked question and/or refine the specific issue, I'd be inclined to cast a reopen vote. – bmike Sep 2 '16 at 8:55
  • If your question is the same and you need new answers - putting a bounty on the original question is the way the site is designed to work. – bmike Sep 2 '16 at 13:29
  • @bmike That's asking for a temporary solution. – Melab Sep 5 '16 at 20:33

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