Currently Being ModeratedJul 10, 2012 4:29 PM (in response to ~Bee)
No luck. I deleted garmin cookies quit Safari and reopened. It still came to the Garmin page. I had made the change in the general system preferences but no luck there either. It defaults back to have the restore windows box checked.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 10, 2012 4:32 PM (in response to clivelinsell)
I have not used terminal before but I entered the command exactly as you had written it. I selected new command and entered the text and selected run and received a message process completed. I also ran it inside a shell. No luck with either attempt. Did I use terminal correctly? Thanks
Currently Being ModeratedJul 11, 2012 9:21 AM (in response to keithfromsouth yarmouth)
If you are using Mac OS X Lion
Go to System Pref > General and check that "Restore windows when quitting and re-opening apps" is not selected.
Safari will then open with what you have chosen in Safari Prefs.
But, if you log out with Safari windows still open, the next time you launch Safari, it will reopen those windows. To prevent this, you have to quit Safari (or close all Safari windows) before logging out.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 11, 2012 4:09 PM (in response to Jean-Marie Allier)
Unchecked Restore Windows, quit Safari and restarted computer. Safari boots up at start up and defaulted to the Garmin page. Rechecked System pref and Restore was checked.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 11, 2012 4:28 PM (in response to keithfromsouth yarmouth)
Have you tried closing Safari first (and anything else that's running), THEN uncheck restore windows, close system prefs, restart...
And wasn't one of the updates a few months ago one that kept it from leaving restore windows checked as the default? Have you done all the updates?
Currently Being ModeratedJul 13, 2012 6:00 AM (in response to keithfromsouth yarmouth)
OK, it seems that you have a bug in general prefs.
With restore windows always on you can prevent apps like Safari, Preview, Pages... To reopen windows by pressing the option key (alt) while selecting the App > Quit menu or with the shortcut options (alt) + cmd + Q.
What is interesting is that when restore windows is on, you prevent reopening with that option key stuff; and when restore is off you will get windows reopening. Well, I'm not sure I'm clear... You get the opposite of what is set in gen prefs.
You can check this in Safari by selecting the Safari menu and pressing then releasing alt.
This may not solve your Garmin page problem in Safari, but it may help with other apps reopening windows.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 22, 2012 8:50 AM (in response to jax2101)
Thanks for all the suggestions, unfortunately none of them solved my issue. After a session with Apple it turned out to be a corruption issue with several files which ultimately resolved the problem. I don't remember all of the twists and turns I took with the tech support person so can't give a detailed explanation of how it was fixed.