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Uninstalling Logic Pro 9

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Apr 6, 2010 10:47 AM
I have installed Logic Pro 9 and all the updates on my macbook but it really struggles to run and is way too complicated for me so I want to remove it and sell it.

Problem is, I can't find a way to completely remove it from my macbook.
I have found instructions dotted around but they all seem to damage garageband which I don't want to do

Can anybody tell me how to completely remove Logic Pro 9 without damaging any other apps

Cheers
Macbook Black, Mac OS X (10.6.3)
  • spheric Level 3 Level 3 (690 points)
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    Apr 6, 2010 1:14 PM (in response to ginsters)
    You can deinstall it entirely and then just reinstall GarageBand from the original disk that came with your Mac.

    Your GarageBand songs will remain unaffected by the process - though, as always, if you don't keep a meticulous back up of ALL your data at ALL times, the joke's on you if the disk fails or something else goes catastrophically wrong during the process.
    MacBook 2.0 black, iPhone,, Mac OS X (10.6.3)
  • ipod nano problems Calculating status...
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    Jun 10, 2010 12:29 AM (in response to spheric)
    The question is "HOW"
    iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.3)
  • Eriksimon Level 6 Level 6 (10,460 points)
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    Jun 10, 2010 5:02 AM (in response to ipod nano problems)
    Delete these:

    Application Files
    /Applications/Compressor
    /Applications/Logic Node
    /Applications/Logic Pro
    /Applications/MainStage
    /Applications/Soundtrack Pro
    /Applications/WaveBurner
    /Applications/Utilities/Apple Loops Utility
    /Applications/Utilities/Impulse Response Utility

    Factory Settings, Instruments
    /Library/Application Support/Logic/
    /Library/Application Support/Garageband/
    /Library/Application Support/Garageband Content/ (Legacy)
    /Library/Application Support/Soundtrack Pro/
    /Library/Application Support/WaveBurner/

    Impulse Responses
    /Library/Audio/Impulse Responses/

    Receipts
    Receipts can vary quite a bit depending on your system. Try to find all those that look like the following:
    /Library/Receipts/AudioContentforSoundtrackProXX.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/CompressorXX.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/EXS24SamplerLibrarySamples.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/EXS24SamplerLibraryStudio.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/GarageBandXX.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/ImpulseData.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/ImpulseResponseUtility.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/JamPackXX.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/LogicXX.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/MainStageXX.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/RemixToolsXX.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/RhythmSectionXX.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/SharedLogicStudioHelpFiles.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/SoundtrackProXX.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/UltrabeatXX.pkg
    /Library/Receipts/WaveburnerXX.pkg

    User Preferences:
    ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.logic.pro.plist
    ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.logic.pro.cs
    ~/Library/Preferences/Logic/ (Legacy preferences)

    License
    /Library/Application Support/ProApps/Logic Studio System ID

    Apple Loops
    /Library/Audio/Apple Loops/Apple/Apple Loops for GarageBand/
    /Library/Audio/Apple Loops/Apple/Apple Loops for Soundtrack Pro/
    /Library/Audio/Apple Loops/Apple/iLife Sound Effects/
    /Library/Audio/Apple Loops/Apple/Jam Pack 1/
    /Library/Audio/Apple Loops/Apple/Jam Pack Remix Tools/
    /Library/Audio/Apple Loops/Apple/Jam Pack Rhythm Section/
    /Library/Audio/Apple Loops/Apple/Jam Pack Symphony Orchestra/
    /Library/Audio/Apple Loops/Apple/Jam Pack World Music/
    /Library/Audio/Apple Loops Index/
    EsMac Core2 Quad 2.5 GHz, Mac OS X (10.5.8), Logic 911 Nikon D70

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