Are you a Disk Drill user and want to remove it now? Or is there any of you guys encountering a problem to uninstall Disk Drill? Maybe you had tried every method you known to remove the program but get an unsatisfied removing result, and stuck in finding a way to figure it out, and now it’s time to remove the program on your Mac.
Disk Drill is a data recovery application for Mac, it is developed by CleverFiles and claims to help the customers to find and recover the lost files on the computer, as well as any other connected device like USB flash drive and SSD drive.
With the program’s package installing on the computer, there are many support files and preferences of Disk Drill are also created and store in the associated folders in the user’s library folder, which are all necessary and important for the program’s operation.
What are difficulties of Disk Drill uninstallation
When the Mac OS X enables people to uninstall a program via dragging the program from Applications folder to the Trash, many Disk Drill users also find that it does not work for removing the application from their Mac computers, what’s the reason of it? In most cases, it is because the traditional removal is not enough to completely uninstall Disk Drill on the PC. In order to totally get rid of the program, you can refer to the following removing ways and have a try on your Mac, you will be able to remove the program effectively.
Optional ways to uninstall Disk Drill on Mac
1. manual method to remove Disk Drill
The Mac built-in removing feature is available for uninstalling the program, but you should do more removing jobs more than moving the program to the Trash.
Go to the Finder, and click on Go
Select Utilities on the list, and double-click on Activity Monitor on the new window
Check and find the Disk Drill process on the list, and click on Quit Process
Locate the program icon, and drag it to the Trash
Right-click on the Trash, and click Empty Trash
Continue, clean all of its support files and preferences on the Library
Library folder is a place that stores those installed applications’ resource, which is used to support the effective performance of their functions, but the above removing process usually misses those files in this folder and finally cause the incomplete removal of the program. Therefore, in order to totally uninstall Disk Drill, you should take steps to have a check and clean all of the associated files inside, which usually includes the following types of leftovers:
Steps to open the Library folder:
Click on Go, and select Go to folder…
Type “~/Library/” in the box, and hit Return, you will open the library folder
Open the related folders in Library one by one, and delete all of the files of Disk Drill (also pay attention to its publisher’s name). However, there are dozens of folders in Library, and many other folders may also contain the residuary files of Disk Drill. Therefore, in the manual removal, you should spend a lot of time to find out all of the associated files, and make sure all of them being found and move to the Trash. Otherwise, you will not get a complete removal of XXX, and any manual error is prohibited. Sounds like very annoying and risky, right? Maybe the following way is much better for you.
2. Automated method to uninstall Disk Drill
In order to fulfill the requirement of effectively and quickly removing an unwanted program, there are many uninstall utilities available online now, and many people also would like to take such a professional remover to help them get rid of the app they don’t need. So, it is also recommended you to uninstall Disk Drill with such a good Mac app uninstall utility, these are the detailed instructions about who to remove Disk Drill with a remover
Open Mackeeper on your Mac, click on ADVANCED TOOLS if you cannot find the uninstall utility on the left pane
Click on Smart Uninstaller on the list, and you will see all the application installed on your Mac, if the programs do not reveal completely, please click on Scan button to refresh the list.
Select Disk Drill on the box, make sure you select all of the associated components it present to you
Click on the Remove button at the bottom to uninstall Disk Drill
Click Remove All to activate the removing process
Done! The program has been removed completely on your Mac
Mackeeper is a reputable Mac fix tool that offers a variety of features to help people manage their Mac computers well, such as virus removal, Anti-theft, system clean-up, and the program uninstallation. When you need to uninstall Disk Drill, it also can help you remove it quickly as the above removing presentation.