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Topic # 121082 24-Jun-2013 11:10
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This morning after firing up the mac I noticed one of those grey "exec" icons sitting on my dock. Hovering over it, it comes up with the name "bin". It also said it wasn't responding so thought I'd force quite. I realised that it would bugger off then pop back up again.

'Show in finder' brings up a Java file in the system folder so I'm thinking it may have to do with the last java update I did last week.

Google doesn't know what I'm talking about so does anyone else have this and how can I get it to bugger off from my nicely organised dock? Laughing

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  Reply # 842243 24-Jun-2013 11:14
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short term fix (until you know what it is)... have you tried clicking and holding down this click on the icon in the dock and then making sure 'keep in dock' is not checked when that sub menu pops up?



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  Reply # 842251 24-Jun-2013 11:21
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Yeah I did. Also tried selecting 'Hide', I'm thinking if it's to do with java it's probably a good idea to have it running, I just don't want it on my dock. But it doesn't do anything.



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  Reply # 843802 25-Jun-2013 09:13
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Weird...after 3 restarts, 2 shut down and waits, it hasn't shown up again today. Very unusual since it happened to disappear over night but didn't after all the restarts and shut downs. Crazy computers and their voodoo.

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  Reply # 843804 25-Jun-2013 09:18
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ckai: Yeah I did. Also tried selecting 'Hide', I'm thinking if it's to do with java it's probably a good idea to have it running, I just don't want it on my dock. But it doesn't do anything.


Apps will still work in the backround if you elect to not show them on your dock (same principals as windows OS). 

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