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DC Hurricane
Jun 11, 2013, 09:37 PM
Hi,

So I'm using 10.8.4 and I'm trying to delete an application from my machine. Typically I'd do this by doing a search in Finder and doing the + option to include System Files in the search. I just tried this in 10.8.4 but the option seems removed. Does anyone know where I can reenable this?



simsaladimbamba
Jun 11, 2013, 09:40 PM
Can this help?
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Nermal
Jun 11, 2013, 09:44 PM
The + button isn't there for me when I first open Finder ("All My Files" view) but it IS there if I navigate to a different folder first. Is that your issue?

GGJstudios
Jun 11, 2013, 09:48 PM
Hi,

So I'm using 10.8.4 and I'm trying to delete an application from my machine. Typically I'd do this by doing a search in Finder and doing the + option to include System Files in the search. I just tried this in 10.8.4 but the option seems removed. Does anyone know where I can reenable this?

The most effective method for complete app removal is manual deletion: Best way to FULLY DELETE a program (http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=11171082&postcount=16)
Complete steps 1-7 of those instructions (or as many as you can), then take a screen shot (http://guides.macrumors.com/Taking_Screenshots_in_Mac_OS_X) of your Finder window and post it (http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=14126379&postcount=16).

pknz
Jun 11, 2013, 09:53 PM
Strange, I am still able to perform this search in 10.8.4.

DC Hurricane
Jun 12, 2013, 12:41 AM
The + button isn't there for me when I first open Finder ("All My Files" view) but it IS there if I navigate to a different folder first. Is that your issue?

Silly me but I was searching in the second dropdown corresponding to Kind instead of flipping Kind itself.

It is curious to me why under All My Files though the + option isn't available at all. I have to navigate to another folder as well.

GGJstudios
Jun 12, 2013, 12:43 AM
Silly me but I was searching in the second dropdown corresponding to Kind instead of flipping Kind itself.

It is curious to me why under All My Files though the + option isn't available at all. I have to navigate to another folder as well.

"All My Files" is not a folder, but rather a search result. You can't search in a search result.