Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1

    Member Since
    Jun 06, 2012
    Cannot remove Icon from desktop
    I recently tried vuze and hated it and threw it in the trash. This other program "tune up" came with it and i cannot remove it from my desktop into the trash nor can it be opened. It says" The operation can’t be completed because the item “TuneUp” is in use." but its not.

    Any help with this would be greatly appreciated. SO ANNOYING

  2. #2

    mrplow's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 01, 2007
    Mac Mini i5 (2014 High Sierra), iPhone X, Apple Watch, iPad Pro 12.9, AppleTV (4)
    If OSX says it's in use, it probably is. It'll be running in the background. Probably on startup.

    Go to Settings - User Accounts - select your account on the left then click on login items on the right. Select Tune-up if it's here then click the minus sign at the bottom of the list to remove it from starting on boot up.

    Now start Activity manager and see if it's visible in there. If so stop the process. Now you can drag it to the bin.

    If this doesn't work startup in safe mode Mac OS X: Starting up in Safe Mode and move to the trash from there

    Please use the reputation system if you think you've been helped - bottom left of this post

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Lock desktop icon position? and allocate icon space?
    By mundane bob in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-06-2011, 01:13 PM
  2. Can't Remove An Icon From The Dock. Help!
    By billwill in forum macOS - Apps and Games
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 06-26-2010, 06:42 AM
  3. Can't remove icon from toolbar
    By JhankG in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 01-10-2010, 01:50 AM
  4. Remove idisk icon from desktop
    By dreck in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 06-13-2009, 09:26 AM
  5. Remove Remote Desktop Icon
    By mplock in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 09-29-2006, 07:25 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts