Currently Being ModeratedAug 7, 2013 11:45 PM (in response to mcgrupp41)
It's normal for your Mac to prompt for your admin password when installing apps.
If the app is still in the trash... drag it out of the Trash to the Desktop.
Then install this utility > Download AppCleaner for Mac - Uninstall your apps easily. MacUpdate.com
AppCleaner will not only uninstall the app but all the associated files.
If you emptied the trash, click the Spotlight icon top right in your screen. Type freecorder in the search field.
Hopefully that will help you find any of the associated files.
You are correct in that it's a nasty one > http://download.cnet.com/Freecorder/3640-2071_4-11594257.html
Currently Being ModeratedAug 7, 2013 11:59 PM (in response to Carolyn Samit)
thank u for the quick response. i had actually deleted it & then read to download an app to do something similar - to delete associated files. so i reinstalled & used the app (forget what it was called, but rated highly on a mac site) & it only had one or two associated. i deleted them all, but then have found more files in library -> startup items / also in library -> launch agents. then did spotlight search & came up with another freecorder folder in movies. deleted all that stuff, but not sure what it was bundled with, if anything. also not sure what it would change in admin. are u sure about most programs requiring that? cuz chrome & firefox didn't ask for admin. is there a way to know all programs that were installed recently? or what it may have changed in admin?
Currently Being ModeratedAug 8, 2013 3:34 AM (in response to mcgrupp41)
You want your Mac to ask for you admin password when installing apps. If you lost your Mac or it was stolen, no one can install apps wiithout your admin password. It's a security feature.
Neither Chrome nor Firefox are Apple products.