it says: Insecure Startup items folder detected .... Items in startupitems folder have not been started because the folder does not have the proper security settings

my question:I checked in About this mac, then more info, then under software Startup items - and there I read: No information found.

I think I deleted what is supposed to be there by mistake. Please let me know what it is to be

there and if I can get that to put it there please help.

  • Which version of macOS are you using and what is in your ~/Library/LaunchAgents directory. Please edit your post with updates to the question. – Allan Dec 31 '18 at 18:02
  • Thank you for your answer. I am still using 10.6. from 2007. Not a tech person. Please let me know where are these - how to find them ... – Liliana Jan 2 '19 at 16:17
  • I found it . It says – Liliana Jan 2 '19 at 16:33
  • at.obdev.LittleSnitchNetworkMonitor.plist at.obdev.LittleSnitchUIAgent.plist – Liliana Jan 2 '19 at 16:33
  • And in Startupitems the folder is empty ... – Liliana Jan 2 '19 at 16:34

StartupItems apply to all users, therefore the folder needs to be owned by root. You can set this by running the following, then rebooting.

sudo chown -R root:wheel /Library/StartupItems/
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