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Stopping Opera from automatically opening.

  • How do you STOP Opera from being your default browser on an IMac? I don't want it to automatically open when I turn my computer on.

  • Did you actually close it? Closing the window isn't the same as closing (exiting) the program.

  • can you explain to me the difference and how I need to exit the program ...

    thank you

  • Exiting the program would be done from the menu, or via a shortcut.

    I am not a Mac user, but as a forum moderator I have seen a number of posts about how Opera is intended to work there. Merely closing a window is the same as closing a tab on other platforms - Opera is still running, only the website that had been displayed is closed. The Linux shortcut would be Ctrl-X and the Mac shortcut is probably similar (maybe Cmd-X), though looking at the File menu while the window is still open should show you - the option Exit should be listed and in Mac tradition tell you it's shortcut.

  • @sgunhouse I have used the command Q ... which is what comes up on the dropdown when you click on the Opera toolbar ... but then everytime I turn on my computer the Opera browser window pops open ... hopefully I can find a way to make that stop ... and Opera is NOT my default browser ...

  • Not a Mac user myself so I don't know if this can be done, but maybe Opera was included in some list of programs to be started automatically?