The PowerKey background software

    In order to function, the PowerKey software includes a "daemon," a small background program which runs at startup, and various helper files. These can be found in the following locations, depending on which version of Mac OS you are using.

Mac OS X 10.1 or later

    The PowerKey folder in the /Library/StartupItems folder contains the background software that communicates with the PowerKey unit and runs scheduled events.

    Tip: To disable the PowerKey software, remove this folder and restart your computer.

     
    The PowerKey Folder in the /Library/Preferences folder contains unit and event settings. All users on the computer will share these settings.
     
    The com.sophisticated.PKEd.plist document in the (user's home)/Library/Preferences folder contains window and event list settings for the PowerKey application. Each user on the computer will get his own window settings.
     
    The PowerKey.log document in the /Library/Logs folder contains a text log of PowerKey events. This file uses the same format as the system log. (In fact, the same events are also posted to the system log.)

Mac OS 8.6 and 9.x

      The PowerKey Extension in the system's Extensions folder contains the background software that communicates with the PowerKey unit and runs scheduled events.

    Tip: To disable the PowerKey software, remove this file or disable it with the Extensions Manager control panel and restart your computer.

     
      The PowerKey USB driver in the system's Extensions folder contains low-level code that lets your computer talk to the PowerKey unit.

    The location you choose (by default it is placed at the main level of your hard disk). It contains the PowerKey Help system and optional extra items.
     
    Finally, another PowerKey Folder is placed in the system's Preferences folder. This contains unit and event settings.

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