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Uninstall iWork '09

d21mike

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Jul 11, 2007
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I installed the 30 day trial of iWork '09. If I decide to uninstall it do I just "Move to Trash" the folder from the Applications Folder. The folder has 3 Apps inside. I am new to the Mac. On Windows there is an uninstall option for most things. I did read the Guide to uninstall applications and I believe this is the method was not sure.
 

rashhashan

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Aug 10, 2010
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Norfolk, Virginia
just drag the entire folder into the trash and empty :D welcome to the simple world of mac my friend! (Also if you want to be thorough you can install a program called AppCleaner which searches for other application files of the app in question and deletes them as well!
:apple:Happy Mac-ing!:apple:
 
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d21mike

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Jul 11, 2007
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Torrance, CA
just drag the entire folder into the trash and empty :D welcome to the simple world of mac my friend! (Also if you want to be thorough you can install a program called AppCleaner which searches for other application files of the app in question and deletes them as well!
:apple:Happy Mac-ing!:apple:
Thanks, I did install AppCleaner for now.
 
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Mike225

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Jul 15, 2010
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SF BAY
just drag the entire folder into the trash and empty :D welcome to the simple world of mac my friend! (Also if you want to be thorough you can install a program called AppCleaner which searches for other application files of the app in question and deletes them as well!
:apple:Happy Mac-ing!:apple:

Just delete to trash So simple! (1)

1. Disclaimer: If you want it fully uninstalled download a separate uninstaller
 
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rashhashan

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Aug 10, 2010
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np bro, and again welcome to the world of :apple:
:cool:

Just delete to trash So simple! (1)

1. Disclaimer: If you want it fully uninstalled download a separate uninstaller
hence my reference to AppCleaner above but thnx bro:rolleyes:

appzapper is another good one too...and it had some cool effects when you "zap" your apps :p

true but i think you get a 12 day trial or something then its like 14$ ...why pay when you can get AppCleaner for free?
 
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Corndog5595

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Jul 16, 2010
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I use apptrap. There is no need to launch it in order to uninstall apps. Just drag to the trash and you get a dialogue.


 
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Caleb531

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Oct 17, 2009
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I use apptrap. There is no need to launch it in order to uninstall apps. Just drag to the trash and you get a dialogue.

Yes, AppCleaner and TrashMe also do that (albeit you must enable it first), but it will do the same thing.
 
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PeggyD

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Jan 9, 2007
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For most apps, just dragging to the Trash is sufficient though there are likely preferences/plists left behind. Many of the third-party software-deletion apps will miss something.

iWork '09, especially in Snow Leopard, can be a problem. It used to be that to update the trial to the licensed version with the box, you just inserted the DVD & ran the installer to convert the trial to licensed. This changed with Snow Leopard. You now need to delete the trial & then reinstall from the boxed DVD. The files to delete are the iWork ’09 folder from the main HD > Applications; the iWork ’09 folder in HD > Library > Application Support & the individual iWork application plist files found in HD > Users > (your account) > Library > Preferences for each user.
 
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eg in DC

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Aug 10, 2011
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I found by dragging the application to the trash, it deleted some elements of iWork08 that I still need, such as templates. So I can't use it.

Unfortunately, my discs are in storage. What to do? The trial is going to end and I've decided not to I upgrade my software until I get a new computer.
 
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awesomenish

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Apr 21, 2012
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np bro, and again welcome to the world of :apple:
:cool:


hence my reference to AppCleaner above but thnx bro:rolleyes:



true but i think you get a 12 day trial or something then its like 14$ ...why pay when you can get AppCleaner for free?

Also, ApZapper doesn't uninstall everything. I discovered this after using the app for almost a year
 
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