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  1. #1

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    Jan 27, 2013
    Question Removing Software
    I downloaded some software to try and resolve a problem on my iMac ( loaded with OS Mountain Lion).

    The software didn't work, and I want to uninstall it from my Applications. However, when I try to move it to Trash, I get a message that I cannot do so because the application is open. However, when I checked this, I could not find any trace of this application being open - it does not come up at all in Force Quit.

    Can anyone suggest how I can remove this application from my computer?

    Thank you

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    Jul 14, 2008
    rMBP 15" / 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB
    Start Activity monitor and check if you see a process in the list that looks like the application you want to remove. Kill the process!

    Or restart your computer and try removing the app again.
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