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Old Mar 1, 2009, 11:30 PM   #1
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How to Locate and Uninstall Spore game files

I installed Spore and apparently my cd key was already being used (though I was told it was a new copy of the game). Anyway, I exchanged my old copy for a new copy but to use the new key I have to uninstall Spore. I uninstalled the main app by the usual method (drag to trash) but upon reinstalling the game did not prompt me for a key.

Can anyone tell me specifically how to uninstall all the old files?
or
Can someone tell me a way to find all the old files?

Thanks in advance. I'm starting to think this game is more trouble than it's worth.
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Old Mar 2, 2009, 03:20 AM   #2
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As per the readme, you want to also delete this folder:

/Users/<Username>/Library/Preferences/Spore Preferences

Then run again.

Take care,
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You should download AppCleaner. It finds all files associated with the application you are trying to delete and deletes those to so this doesn't happen. I use it whenever I delete an app.
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Old Mar 2, 2009, 06:32 AM   #4
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As per the readme, you want to also delete this folder:

/Users/<Username>/Library/Preferences/Spore Preferences

Then run again.

Take care,
-Gav
You da man Gav. Thanks.

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You should download AppCleaner. It finds all files associated with the application you are trying to delete and deletes those to so this doesn't happen. I use it whenever I delete an app.
Done and done. Much appreciated.. I've been looking for that kind of thing.
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