remove MacFUSE

This removal guide is for the latest version of FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE). To completely remove FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE), we have done much technical analysis on it. If you want to remove FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE) manually, you need to know the following installation information.

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1> Information of FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE) installer:

  • Format: DMG
  • Size: 1.1 MB

The following is the information about files, folders and processes after FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE) is installed. With this information in hand we can now manually uninstall FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE) completely.

2> Basic information of the app:

  • Size: 1.1 MB

3> Add-on software:

  • OSXFUSE.prefPane

4> Process information:

    4.1 Main process:

    • OSXFUSE
    4.2 Associated process:

    • autoinstall-osxfuse-core

5> Folders:

  • osxfuse*
  • osxfusefs.fs

6> Files:

  • com.github.osxfuse.pkg.*
  • libosxfuse.2.dylib
  • libosxfuse.dylib
  • libosxfuse.la
  • libosxfuse_i32.2.dylib
  • libosxfuse_i32.dylib
  • libosxfuse_i32.la
  • libosxfuse_i64.2.dylib
  • libosxfuse_i64.dylib
  • libosxfuse_i64.la
  • osxfuse.pc

7> Framework/Extensions/XPC/Plugins

  • OSXFUSE.framework

Simply dragging FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE) to Trash cannot uninstall it completely to free disk space on Mac OS but leave a lot of remnant files.

How to manually remove FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE) completely?

  • 8.1> Start Activity Monitor. Select the process name “FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE)” and hit the “Force Quit” button.
  • 8.2> Open Applications folder. Find “FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE)” and drag it to Trash.
  • 8.3> Open Finder or Spotlight. Search for FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE) files and folders and delete them.

How to automaticlly remove FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE) ?

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  • 9.1> Install and Start MacRemover
  • 9.2> Launch the MacRemover, highlight the icon of FUSE for OS X (OSXFUSE) and then click “Run Analysis”, which will scan out all the traces of the unwanted application automatically.
  • 9.3> Click on the “Complete Uninstall” button and then choose “YES” to confirm your operation.

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