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Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by DJTaurus, Jul 26, 2012.
I cannot move to trash the plist below... Any solution?
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I recommend you uninstall AppZapper. In most cases, app removal software doesn't do a thorough job of finding and removing files/folders related to deleted apps. For more information, read this and this. If you just want to delete the app, drag the .app file to the trash. No other software needed. If you want to completely remove all associated files/folders, no removal apps will do the job.
The most effective method for complete app removal is manual deletion:
Best way to FULLY DELETE a program
For trash problems, you may find some useful ideas here:
You can't empty the Trash or move a file to the Trash
Solving Trash Problems
Can't move files to trash
Can't Empty Trash on a Mac
Yeah i use finder to uninstall apps. But i used for once appzapper cause i couldnt find a program with finder.
The point is that i uninstalled appzapper with finder and that plist is un-removable... I cannot move it to trash. Right click gives me no option. Double left click gives me that
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That indicates the item is already deleted. Restart your Mac and look for it again.
If the item still exists after a restart:
1. Login as an Administrator.
2. Drag the actual file to the Trash (don't use right-click).
3. It should prompt for an Admin password.
4. Enter one.
5. Repeat as necessary.
6. Empty Trash.
Any tutorial how to login as admin?.... I ve never done it before.
If you only have one account, you're already logged in as an admin. Go to System Preferences > Accounts and look at your account. It will show Admin under your name. Did you restart your Mac?
Yeap i am admin.
I just did the restart... It is still there and i cannot drag it anywhere either
I repaired disk per. Nothing...
Where is it? What path?
When i click it in the finder It doesnt give me any path. Other items of cource they do.
Right-click and Get Info. That should show you the path.
Right click not working... I even cant drag it... It is just there
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As u can see when i click it i dont get a path below...
For example here where i click Adium i get path below
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It looks like it's not even a file on your computer. Maybe a reference to a web search result. I wouldn't worry about it.
When search results are shown, it only means the item was found in the Spotlight database. In theory, that database should always match the actual files. In practice, there can be errors.
One type of error is when something is still listed in the database but no longer exists as a file. If the Finder sees it doesn't exist, it can't show a path to it.
Another type of error is when something isn't listed in the database, even though it exists. This causes no search results even when the file clearly exists.
One solution for both kinds of errors is to reindex the disk. See this article:
or google search terms: spotlight reindex
Note: Reindexing will only solve the problem if it's an indexing problem. If reindexing doesn't solve the problem, the only way I can think of to diagnose it is to have someone with a lot of low-level Mac OS X and Unix experience try to find the cause. I doubt that's worth the time or money.
WOW that plist just gone... Thanks a lot mate.
GGJstudios thank you too bro