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Question: How do I clean up Open With menu in High Sierra 10.13.3

How do I clean up Open With menu in High Sierra 10.13.3?


Most of the duplicates are from previous versions of frequently updated apps: Creative Cloud, Google, Chrome, etc.

iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2013), OS X Yosemite (10.10.3)

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Mar 13, 2018 9:32 AM in response to Carol in Chicago In response to Carol in Chicago

Launch Terminal Triple click anywhere on the following line to copy entire line then at the prompt copy & paste this command: Then press return. Wait for the cursor to return to the command line.


/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Versions/A/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain u -domain s -domain l -v


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Mar 13, 2018 9:32 AM in response to Carol in Chicago In response to Carol in Chicago

Launch Terminal Triple click anywhere on the following line to copy entire line then at the prompt copy & paste this command: Then press return. Wait for the cursor to return to the command line.


/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Versions/A/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain u -domain s -domain l -v


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