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I turned my Mac Mini on this morning (Snow Leopard fully up-to-date) to find the Menu Bar icons depleted and Log-In applications under my name substantially reduced. I can, of course, replace them, but anyone know why that should have happened, what might have caused it?
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Have you run any maintenance or other types of "clean-up" utilities?

There's a few out there like MacKeeper (and others of its ilk) that do more harm than good and are notoriously flakey.

Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!
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No. I only use Onyx and even that sparingly but I haven't used it in a while and it has never caused problems anyway.
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Well, I've never had this happen to me before, but check out this article:

Case of the Missing Login Items | Mac|Life

Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!
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