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How can I completely remove rEFInd from my Mac?

I installed rEFInd to have Ubuntu on an external drive, but no luck. Now I have decided to completely remove rEFInd from my Macbook Pro. I removed the folder /efi/, but the boot manager keeps ...
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0answers
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Uninstall Homebrew completely, which isn't located at the standard /usr/local location

When I installed rvm a while back, it installed Homebrew, without asking. It was not installed in the standard /usr/local location but to the user home directory ~. This hadn't been a problem (aside ...
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2answers
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uninstalling system applications on Mac OS X

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 ...
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1answer
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How can I remove Postgres completely from my Mac?

I have been experiencing spooky behavior with Postgres after using the Mac installer for Postgres. There seems to be an existing half-baked Postgres installation that was already there and remains ...
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2answers
142 views

How do I delete an application entirely and prevent this from happening?

My Mac still runs processes from a program I deleted. How do I delete an application entirely and prevent this from happening? My Mac still runs processes from a program I deleted
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4answers
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How to uninstall trial software safely/completely on a Mac?

Is there any way to safeguard your harddrive when installing trial software? I want to make sure each and every file that was installed gets deleted, is that possible?
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1answer
195 views

How to uninstall softwares using AppTrap for Mac OS X?

How to uninstall softwares using AppTrap for Mac OS X? Additionally, if I previously uninstalled softwares by naively deleting the XXX.app folder in /Applications, is there a way to find and delete ...
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1answer
248 views

How can I delete or uninstall Office 2011 Clip Art in Mac?

(OS X Lion 10.7.2) I want to uninstall or delete all the clip-art from my Office 2011 installation. I don't think I have the original dmg file.
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1answer
546 views

How can I get rid of printer drivers I accidentally installed on OS X?

I was trying to connect to a Canon ImageRunner at one of my client's workplace, and an HP printer at a different client's worklplace. Most times my Mac can find and install printers with no problem. ...
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1answer
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Completely remove/ uninstall Octave from my mac machine

Does anyone have any idea how I can completely remove/delete/uninstall all trace of Octave from my mac machine? Preferably via Terminal in a very swift action? Thanks,
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HFS for Windows by Paragon BSOD

Installed HFS for Windows 7 yesterday. Did a reboot. Copied some files from my internal drive to external hfs drive. Did another reboot and rebooted to Mac. Mac worked fine. Then yesterday the battery ...
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4answers
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How do I uninstall applications on my Mac?

I understand that uninstalling applications on Mac requires moving only the .app bundle to the Trash; or manually rummaging through the preferences and application support files for the more ...
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2answers
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How to uninstall software in Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Uninstall on Mac OS X? I'm new to Mac OS X. How do I uninstall applications and software packages, like Xcode and the iPhone SDK, Yahoo Messenger, Open Office etc.)?
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1answer
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OSX: Why does an uninstalled program ask for inbound connections on login? How do I fix this?

I uninstalled an application using AppZapper called PdaNet. It is a tethering application for my phone. Now every time I login, I am asked if I would like to allow inboud connections from PdaNet by ...
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3answers
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How do I uninstall MySQL on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard)?

I had installed MySQL from the command line when I setup a local web server with custom modules on my Snow Leopard box. I recently discovered MAMP and its just easier to work with it than with the ...
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2answers
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Removing Symantec Antivirus from a Mac?

I installed Symantec Antivirus on my Mac (mid-2009 MacBook Pro) running Snow Leopard (10.6.2) via a work-provided software gizmo - along with some other software. I've had nothing but trouble since ...
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2answers
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Uninstall on Mac OS X?

How can I completely uninstall any given program from Mac OS X Leopard (10.5)? I'm obviously new at Mac... I've installed programs only through .dmg installers. I haven't compiled anything myself. ...
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2answers
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How can I uninstall fuse-ext2 and macfuse on Mac OS X

Can you please tell me how can I uninstall fuse-ext2 and MacFUSE on Mac OS X?
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1answer
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VMware Fusion on MacBook Pro running Vista, not working after installing a wireless card

A tech friend installed VMware on my Mac so I could use my Windows programs as well. It worked great until I inserted my Sierra 881 USB wireless card while in VMware trying to get to the internet ...
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Removing Little Snitch completely (Mac OS X Snow Leopard)

I uninstalled Little Snitch months ago. Or so, I thought. When opening Console.app, I see something like this: Here’s a textual log: 21/11/09 22:05:31 com.apple.launchd[1] ...
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2answers
507 views

Lingering MAMP Files

I installed MAMP a while ago and didn't enjoy it very much, so I uninstalled it (moved from Applications to Trash). Today I discovered that there are still MAMP files on my machine, but I can't seem ...
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5answers
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How do I uninstall any Apple pkg Package file?

Despite opinions to the contrary, not all packages are installed cleanly in only one directory. Is there a way to reverse the install process of a pkg file, preferably with the original package (or ...
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4answers
399 views

Do I need to bother about correctly uninstalling Mac software?

I'm a recent switcher from Windows. Uninstalling programs correctly is a big deal on that platform because of the crap that gets left everywhere if you don't. On the Mac I've noticed the majority of ...
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2answers
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Mac OS X bash: uninstall all apache and PHP occurences

How do I find all installed apache and PHP occurences on a Mac OS X system in bash and uninstall them? My motivation: I've managed to install multiple apache and PHP packages (I believe it's called ...
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4answers
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How do I uninstall Adobe Reader 9 for Mac?

Adobe Reader spews files everywhere plus it hijacks Safari. I can't believe there is no uninstaller for this app? Google shows no good info.