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


What about the passfile from different versions on Mac -- how is that 
handled?  I've had to wrestle with that on Windows/PC.

On 12/21/2010 12:19 AM, Vivek J. Joshi wrote:
> 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
> Mathematica.app file to version specific naming scheme (e.g.
> Mathematica6.app, Mathematica7.app, Mathematica8.app). 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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