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I am attempting to fully uninstall stock applications on my mac, such as dvdplayer. However, the system does not allow deletion of the application. Is there any way to uninstall these applications? I have tried numerous uninstalling programs to no avail.

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Are you serioulsy strapped for space? Mac OX X is highly integrated OS, so I don't know that it's even be a good idea. However, I am curious to see if this possible since you pose the question. – hydroparadise Jan 15 '13 at 17:58

Just run sudo rm -r /Applications/DVD\ in Terminal. You can use mdfind "dvd player" or mdfind $(osascript -e 'id of app "DVD Player"') to find support files.

The applications probably get reinstalled when you upgrade OS X though. And there aren't that many practical reasons to delete them. There are more than 100 applications in /System/Library/CoreServices/ and other system directories.

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Use App cleaner and once installed, goto app cleaners 'preferences' and uncheck the 2 'protect already running applications' or whatever it says, checkboxes, then search for the apps you wanna delete. Then delete 'em.

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