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How to remove osx kernel extension

I am trying to remove a kernel extension but every time i restart it keeps coming back how to permanently remove it? i believe this com.ab.kl.engine is some sort of spyware output of: kextstat | ...
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Mac 10.9 kext file unloads randomly

I'm working with Mac 10.9 (Mavericks) and making a kernel extension (ported from 10.8). I load the kext file in the /System/Library/Extension folder but at times I will find the the kext gets unloaded ...
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Mac - per-kext memory extension, aka which kext is leaky?

I am having trouble with some of the kernel extensions I am running as after a day or two of use, the memory usage of kernel_task grows to 1.2GB and stays there all the time. The problem is that I ...
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Snow Leopard: how can I monitor loading of specific extensions?

I'm installing the VoodooHDA extension in order for Intel 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio 8086:293E sound card to operate. The sound card does not work but I have no idea how to debug the issue. How ...
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Disabling kextcache on 10.5.8 and 10.6.3

We use Radmind to manage our Mac OS X loadsets and, as such, often run into difficulty when new OS releases come out due to, among other things, updated kernel extensions. The workflow in the past (OS ...
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How do I uninstall and remove a .kext on Mac OS X?

I bought a X-in-1 media card reader and had to install a driver in order to be able to read SD-HC cards. Now sometimes when I unplug the reader from the USB port I get a kernel panic. So now I'd like ...