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455 views

OSX Yosemite cannot delete item from Launchpad and item stuck installing multiple times

I've recently upgraded to the developer version of OSX Yosemite, and have upgraded two applications I use. The first is Memory Clean, and the second is Battery Health. Both of these are by "FIPLAB". ...
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Removing or Uninstalling Ruby, Rails, and/or Gems from Mac OS X 10.9.4

I had some health issues and was away from my iMac for about 6-8 months. I’m not exactly sure which version of OS X was running when I stopped using it, but I had just installed Rails and was about ...
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Remove iLike notification from Mac

I downloaded a free tiral of iLike on my Mac. I decided I didn't need it and so I deleted it (dragged it to the trash). However I am periodically getting notifications from the application as if it ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Uninstall Bittorrent Sync

How do you properly uninstall Bittorrent Sync on Mac OSX? I can't find anything in the official FAQ or the User Guide BitTorrent Sync User Guide BitTorrent Sync FAQ
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1answer
255 views

I don't know how I installed node.js - how do I uninstall it?

I want to downgrade my version of node. However, I don't remember how I installed it. Apparently I didn't use Homebrew (an OS X package manager). In any case, how do I completely uninstall given ...
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1answer
1k views

Remove one OS X installation from OS X dual boot

I have a mid-2012 Macbook Air 11" with a 128GB SSD. On it have two installs of OS X. One of Mountain Lion (10.8) and one of Mavericks (10.9). I want to remove the Mountain Lion install so I can use ...
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How do I uninstall MongoDB on MacOSX?

My installation is not from MacPorts or Homebrew. I did it from the 10gen build as specified in http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-os-x/
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2answers
818 views

How can I uninstall Call Recorder for Skype if I don't know the location of the uninstaller?

Someone has already asked this: How can I uninstall call recorder for Skype? and the answer is to use the disk image uninstaller. The same (terse) advice is given in the official Call Recorder FAQ. ...
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1answer
685 views

Uninstalling default Mac OS X apps, like iCal, iChat

I just want to uninstall some Mac default applications, for example, iCal, FaceTime, iChat and so on. That's because I do want to recover my free disk space from those things I will never use. Is ...
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1answer
4k views

Uninstall Huawei Software on Mac

I am running MacOS Mountain Lion. I have borrowed a Huawei Mobile Broadband USB modem (model E182E) from a friend to check out how well wireless internet would work. I was not able to get it to work, ...
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1answer
1k views

Uninstalling Kerio VPN Client on Mac

Once a while ago I installed Kerio VPN Client on my Mac (Snow Leopard). As I no longer need it, I'm about to remove it as it keeps running in the background all the time. I was trying to remove with ...
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2answers
251 views

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
2k views

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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1answer
2k views

Problems uninstalling MacPorts

I am new to mac and OSX, and I installed MacPorts, and a few minutes later I realized that I confused it for another program that I intended to install. Now I have no idea how to uninstall it. I have ...
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1answer
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Will uninstalling Microsoft Outlook for Mac affect other office products?

I have never used Outlook and never wish to use it. The only products I use from Office are Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Can I just drag Outlook to Trash. If delete Outlook will this affect the other ...
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1answer
479 views

How do I uninstall iconv from a Mac?

I'm trying to get Homebrew working, and brew doctor returns several warnings, one of which is this: Warning: The following libiconv files were detected in /usr/local: include/iconv.h Homebrew doesn't ...
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2answers
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How to completely remove Synergy v1.3.1 from Mac OS X 10.8?

Once upon a time, I installed Synergy. I never use it, so now I want to remove it. Synergy doesn't install as a "normal" Mac app (or at least it did't before), so you can't simply "drag it to the ...
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2answers
313 views

Uninstall GarageBand '08

I want to uninstall GarageBand '08 because my 2007 iMac is running low on disk space. So far, I think I can delete these: GarageBand app Library/Application Support/Garageband/ Library/Audio/Apple ...
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0answers
108 views

how do you clear apple/mac install program files?

I installed a 30-day "test drive" of QuarkXpress, but got pulled in to other projects and didn't have time to test it. I now need to test it, but the 30 days are up. So I want to install the "test ...
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1answer
196 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
827 views

How can I remove an installed application from the Installer Package Database on Mac OS X?

I'm creating my own installer with PackageMaker. It has been working well for a while but I wanted to test an issue where it removes the files of a previous version even though each new version ...
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1answer
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Uninstall MySql on OS X

I accidentally installed the binary package of MySql on my Mac OS X. Now I don't see anything about MySql. How can I uninstall it?
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Uninstalled Program Icon Stuck on Launchpad in Mac OS X Lion

I am currently running OS X 10.7.2 on a MacBook Air. As a quick note, while this program was installed through Steam, I don't think it's a Steam issue. Background: Through Steam, I recently ...
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1answer
249 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
551 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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2answers
259 views

How can I uninstall Desktop Manager from my Mac?

Wanting multiple/virtual desktops, I downloaded Desktop Manager for the Mac. It turns out to be too buggy. Can anyone provide me step by step instructions to uninstall it? So far I have done the ...
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1answer
222 views

How to remove NcFTP

I recently installed NcFTP but would like to uninstall it again as I have ended up not using it. Does anyone know how to do this?
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3answers
12k views

Uninstall Node.js

A little while ago, I installed Node.js version 0.2.1 using these commands on Mac OSX: ./configure make sudo make install I recently installed Homebrew, so now my preference is to use it to manage ...
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1answer
324 views

How do applications like AppZapper on OSX locate files used by an application?

AppZapper is an application used on osx to find and remove all files related to an application like cache and preferences. Does anybody know how to do the same from the terminal in a guaranteed ...
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1answer
2k views

How to get rid of right-click menu “new TextWrangler document with selection” on Mac

I installed TextWrangler. Then I did not want it anymore and moved the app to the Trash. But the right click menu remained. I cannot figure out how to remove it.
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1answer
240 views

How to uninstall CourseSmart software in OSX

I downloaded this program from CourseSmart. I logged into it and told it to remember me. The problem is that I used the wrong account. I can't find a way to log out so that I can log in with a ...
2
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4answers
1k views

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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1answer
492 views

A process is sending some command to an uninstalled program every ten seconds

A while ago I installed Steam on my Mac... It was a failed attempt as my computer is way too slow to play Portal, so I uninstalled it using AppZapper (I believe). I was doing some computer maintenance ...
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0answers
611 views

How to uninstall a driver from OS X

I have a 3G Modem, that i install on my mac, the first time it didn't want to work, i found out that i needed to update it (its firmware?) so as it works on my mac. That is what i did, and know it ...
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1answer
148 views

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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2answers
398 views

Completely remove MySQL from macbook pro

Im prety sure i completely removed mysql from my system, except for one thing. When i type mysql in the command line i get this bash: /opt/local/bin/mysql5: No such file or directory How is it ...
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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 ...
2
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4answers
5k views

How do I remove Office 2008 from OS X when the “Remove Office” tool says no version of office are installed?

I have Office 2008 for OS X through Microsoft's HUP (Home Use Program). I want to reinstall, so I need to first remove it. For Office on OS X, Microsoft provides a binary called ...
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votes
3answers
4k views

How do I uninstall Visor?

Visor (made by Blacktree) is not a regular application, but it seems to be a plugin for Terminal.app in Mac OS X. How do I uninstall such things?
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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. ...
4
votes
5answers
4k views

Is it possible to uninstall or disable iTunes in OS X?

iTunes is always popping up on my HTPC Mac Mini and I don't use it. It is running Snow Leopard if that makes any difference to the solution
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2answers
8k views

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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2answers
1k views

Uninstalling Silverlight 4 beta on OS X

I want to downgrade to SL3 on my Mac after accidently installing SL4 Beta. I've tried the SL3 uninstall procedure: rm -rf /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/Silverlight.plugin rm -rf ...
3
votes
4answers
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Completely remove Adobe Suite

I need to totally remove all traces of Adobe from my laptop running OSX 10.6, and then reinstall it. I'm having serious problems with Adobe apps, specifically InDesign and Illustrator. Any tips (or ...
8
votes
6answers
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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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1answer
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Uninstall Adobe Flash C4 from mac

I've installed a trial of Adobe Flash CS4 (i didn't use this trial till the end) and wrongly entered the expired license number. I ran uninstall and tried to install a trial version again. Seems, that ...
4
votes
4answers
403 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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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.