Yes, we plan to provide better feedback upon start up of Finale if you will be in rewire mode as well as a way to turn it off at that point (FIN-5032). I can understand your frustration. Thank you for the request.
Cheers, Michael Johnson VP, Professional Notation MakeMusic
Yes, just saying' Rewire is useful sometimes, but just saying: usually it is an unnecessary complication to my workflow and we'd be much happier if it could default to OFF, stay in that mode to be invoked as needed.