Remove Webroot Secure Anywhere

beachmusic

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I upgraded to Yosemite but forgot to remove wsa before the upgrade. I can not figure out how to uninstall this thing. I tried shutting it down and dragging it to the trash but it doesn't budge. Need some help with this please.
 

crjackson2134

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Mar 6, 2013
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Appcleaner doesn't work on Yosemite for me. I get an error telling me this OSX version isn't supported.

When I go to the app home page, it only states support up to 10.9
 

beachmusic

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Jan 12, 2013
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Weaselboy... i tried that but it only got rid of part of the program. I still had wfdaemon and wsdaemon running. Could not kill these. They just kept coming back.

BGG ... that is a final option. I can do that but it takes so long. Maybe 6 or 7 hrs all total.
 

Weaselboy

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Weaselboy... i tried that but it only got rid of part of the program. I still had wfdaemon and wsdaemon running. Could not kill these. They just kept coming back.
Try using the app iFileX to search for "webroot" and also those daemon files. I know in Mavericks Finder does not by default throughly search the /Library folders, so you might be missing something.
 

beachmusic

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WB... what a awesome little app. Do you know if it will run from boot mode?

thought about going back to boot mode and trashing webroot then removing the left overs using this program.
 

Weaselboy

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WB... what a awesome little app. Do you know if it will run from boot mode?

thought about going back to boot mode and trashing webroot then removing the left overs using this program.
You mean from safe boot mode... yes it will.

It is a great app and much easier than messing with Finder for these kinds of searches.
 

beachmusic

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Jan 12, 2013
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Wow, it worked! I finally got rid of the app. Did it all from Safe Boot Mode. Webroot is great for pc's but not so much for mac's. It was using lot of cpu %.
A lot more then when I ran it on the pc.

Trying to go strictly Apple for everything and dumping all pc items including software.

Thanks WB :)
 
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