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Hi Forum,
I have an odd one for you all. I've noticed in the last couple of week that randomly - and not at log-in, Safari will open in the dock and immediately hide itself. No window appears, just the icon in the dock, greyed out. I don't have Safari set to open at log in.
It's got me thinking, and perhaps a little worried that I've got something malicious hiding in my system.
Any thoughts?
All the best... looking forward to hearing your ideas!
 
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Good point...
MacBook Pro 2012 (non retina) 10.9.4
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Did you try pressing Command plus H to toggle the "Hide Safari" option?
 

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Something is triggering it then. I had Calendar set to send out email reminders and it was opening Mail on me (I didn't use Mail at the time so I was thoroughly confused).

What apps do you have open when this happens?
 
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Generally I have Illustrator, Mail and Sublime Text running. Occasionally an FTP client.
 

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