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Completely uninstall/reinstall SelfControl app?

1848 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: Nov 17, 2013 3:30 PM by Pereli RSS
John_Neumann Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Feb 13, 2013 8:35 AM

This week I installed SelfControl, the app that locks you out of the internet for a specified amount of time.

 

It worked great for a couple of days.  Now it's stuck on 0:00 and won't work anymore.  I have internet, but I can no longer use the software.

 

I dragged the app to the trash and reinstalled it, but the problem persists.  Apparently there are some prefs or hidden files that I don't know of.

 

How to completely wipe the slate clean and start over?

 

-JOHN

 

ps.  Found some code online to type into the terminal, was not able to make it work.  Also found a contact for the app developer, who does not respond.  (Just so you know I've done the homework and haven't come up with anything.) 

  • CT Level 6 Level 6 (14,985 points)
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    Feb 13, 2013 8:39 AM (in response to John_Neumann)

    You might look in ~/Library/Preferences and see if there is a plist file you can trash.  (Note the tilde, paste that path into the Finder>Go>Go to Folder... dialog.)

     

    charlie

  • Pereli Calculating status...
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    Nov 17, 2013 3:30 PM (in response to John_Neumann)

    I have the same problem you described -- Selfcontrol timer stuck on 0

    I AppCleaner/new download several times, but that didn't work.

    I haven't been able to find other posts talking about this problem. 

    Any help would be appreciated!

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