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Re: Complete uninstall of Mathematica 6/7/8 on a Mac

On Dec 19, 2010, at 11:38 PM, Loisn wrote:

> Hello everyone!
> I promise you, I really did lots of google research before.
> However I can't find any instructions as how to completely uninstall
> Mathematica 6/7/8 on a mac.
> Is it just deleting the app, then ~/Library/Mathematica/ and /Library/
> Mathematica/
> or are there other files hidden in the system.

Yes, this should completely uninstall Mathematica. There are no other 
hidden files.

> The reason, I'm trying to reinstall Mathematica 8 is because i'm
> trying to ged rid of a bug, I couldn't find anything about either.
> I can't open the "System Information" Panel from Mathematica, neither
> from the menu, nor from the corresponding mathematica command.

You could always keep multiple versions of Mathematica by renaming file to version specific naming scheme (e.g.,, Also I would 
suggest to use version specific FE preference turned on. This way no 
Mathematica installs will interfere with each other.

Vivek J. Joshi

> Help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance
> L.

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