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Safari asks to use keychain login in after loading

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Aug 31, 2012 1:24 PM

Each time I load Safari a message appears saying that Safari wants to use Keychain login.original and then I have to give the password for approval.


What and where can I change a setting so that I do not have to give the password  each time I load Safari?


Thanks for your help.



iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.4)
  • Carolyn Samit Level 10 Level 10 (84,160 points)
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    Aug 31, 2012 1:29 PM (in response to VRS)

    Try this...


    Open Keychain Access located in HD > Applications > Utilities then select the General tab.


    Click:  Reset My Default Keychain


    Quit and relaunch Safari to test.

  • Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (107,825 points)
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    Aug 31, 2012 5:16 PM (in response to VRS)

    What backups do you have?

  • Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (107,825 points)
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    Aug 31, 2012 7:11 PM (in response to VRS)

    Back up all data before you do anything else.


    NEVER RESET THE KEYCHAIN unless you want to destroy its contents.


    This operation might cause your keychain to be deleted again, so be prepared for that. You have backups.


    Launch the Keychain Access application.


    Select the login keychain from the list on the left side of the Keychain Access window.


    If the lock icon in the top left corner of the window shows that the keychain is locked, click to unlock it. You'll be prompted for the keychain password, which is the same as your login password, unless you've changed it.


    Right-click or control-click the login entry in the list. From the menu that pops up, select Change Settings for Keychain "login". In the sheet that opens, uncheck both boxes, if not already unchecked.


    From the menu bar, select Keychain Access Preferences First Aid. If the box labeled Keep login keychain unlocked is not checked, check it.


    Select Keychain Access Keychain First Aid from the menu bar and repair the keychain. Test.

  • MagicM3rlin Calculating status...

    This has put an end to my Keychain Access troubles!


    Glad I came across your solution.


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