Tech Note 500 Detail

Disabling PASPortal.

Affected Products:

UI-5400 PASCO Capstone Site License
UI-5401 PASCO Capstone Single User License
CI-6870G DataStudio Software (Single User)

Problem/Symptom:
How do I prevent DataStudio from launching automatically.

PASCO Solution:

Macintosh OS X

DataStudio 1.9+ runs PASPortal when any user logs in. PASPortal appears in the dock at the bottom of the screen. To disable this auto-run feature, control-click the dock icon and uncheck Run At Login. Log out and back in.

To turn PASPortal back on, double-click PASPortal in the DataStudio folder, control-click the dock icon, and check Run At Login.

Macintosh OS 9

Click on the local hard drive icon on your desktop. Move the file PASPORT Monitor from the System Folder:Extensions folder to the Applications (MacOS 9):DataStudio folder. Restart the computer.

To enable it again, put PASPORT Monitor back in the Extensions folder and reboot.

Macintosh OS 8

Click on the local hard drive icon on your desktop. Move the file PASPortal from the System Folder:Startup Items to the DataStudio folder. Restart the computer.

To re-enable, put the PASPortal file back into the startup items folder and reboot.

Windows (All Versions)

Remove the file PASPortal from the Startup folder (Startt/All Programs/Startup), log out, and log back in.

(To re-enable PASPortal, move PASPortal back to the "Startup" folder, log out, and log back in.)

The following video shows how to disable PASPortal on Windows.

The video below shows how to disable PASPortal on a Mac.

Creation Date: 06/24/2004
Last Modified: 10/2/2014
Mod Summary: