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I briefly installed Chrome on OSX Mavericks. I hated using Chrome, and deleted it. My user account "manages" web browsing for me, so only websites authorised by me are allowed access. I do this so I can keep track of which websites software installed on my Mac are really accessing.

To my surprise, "Google Software Update" seems to be installed on my Mac, and is trying to connect to google analytics. I deleted Chrome, so I don't see why this should be installed.

Using Finder, I can't find any "Google" software using the search feature.

How can I remove this ? I feel it is a violation of my privacy, considering I removed Chrome.

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You can’t. By installing Chrome, you have permanently donated your soul and PII to the Great Satan. –  kinokijuf Mar 19 '14 at 6:42
More seriously, according to this page, the command to do it is sudo /Library/Google/GoogleSoftwareUpdate/GoogleSoftwareUpdate.bundle/Contents/Resour‌​ces/GoogleSoftwareUpdateAgent.app/Contents/Resources/install.py --uninstall –  kinokijuf Mar 19 '14 at 6:47
Thanks. They are completely evil. I'm never going to install google software again. –  John Mar 19 '14 at 14:27
I have the directory ~/Library/Google/GoogleSoftwareUpdate/GoogleSoftwareUpdate.bundle/Contents/Reso‌​ur‌​ces/GoogleSoftwareUpdateAgent.app/Contents/Resources/, but it doesn't contain install.py. What should I do? –  MattDiPasquale Nov 12 '14 at 4:08
@MattDiPasquale: checkmy answer below, I have stated what is the new command. –  Henrique de Sousa 2 days ago

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On their official help page, they only mention disabling the checks:

To disable Google Software Update from checking for updates, execute the following in the Terminal application:

$ defaults write com.google.Keystone.Agent checkInterval 0
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The new command line is now the following:

sudo ~/Library/Google/GoogleSoftwareUpdate/GoogleSoftwareUpdate.bundle/Contents/Resour‌​ces/GoogleSoftwareUpdateAgent.app/Contents/Resources/kinstall --uninstall

Preferably, you may want to replace the --uninstall by the --nuke option. The former leaves somes files, while the latter removes them.

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