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Chapter 2. Working with Applications > Uninstall an Application

9. Uninstall an Application


Removing an application from your computer is one of the easiest things you can do, and one of the nicest advantages of the Mac over Windows. Because Windows operates based on the Registry (a complex database of pieces of information installed by applications), you usually have to run uninstaller programs to remove an application from a Windows machine (even then, it's rarely a clean operation—a badly written uninstaller can leave conflicting data in the Registry). A Mac OS X application, however, is just a single item you can simply throw away.


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