PeerGuardian is a firewall application that can filter network traffic based on predefined hosts lists. The project has been created to provide a protection system while using P2P but is no longer under development. In a word, PeerGuardian is a IP blocker for OS X, if you think there is risk when surfing the internet that you can use it to block IP, but do you know how to remove PeerGuardian for Mac effectively in seconds?
You may have questions about how to delete/uninstall PeerGuardian for Mac, or unsure how to do to remove PeerGuardian for Mac correctly. This blog is about completely and thoroughly uninstall &remove PeerGuardian from Mac OS X, thus, we’ll provide you at least two different methods to help get rid of it.
Firstly, we’ll introduce the fast way to uninstall PeerGuardian on Mac, unlike in Windows removal, users usually use Control Panel to delete software/grogram/application, while on Mac, users have to delete its leftovers on hard drive after dragging it into Trash, in this procedure, it’s hard to clean all leftover related with PeerGuardian for Mac in a very short time.
So with the help of the third party tool to delete them all will sound like a good idea to do, Osx Uninstaller is such a professional Mac removal tool that is available for all installed programs with automatic operation. Therefore, to remove PeerGuardian for Mac and delete all remains in seconds with only three simple steps with auto, why don’t you try it for once?
Step 1: Locate PeerGuardian for Mac as your target
You can easily find PeerGuardian for Mac in the interface in this remover, because all of the installed apps on your Mac are listed here. Then click the button “Run Analysis” on the left panel;
Step 2: Start the target removal on Mac
After step 2, this uninstaller will actually scan all the components belonging to PeerGuardian for Mac such as its relevant files, folders remained in hard drive on the interface. Just a few second, click the button “Complete Uninstall” to run removal of its leftovers;
Click Yes when finished scanning to confirm removal；
Step 3: Removed successfully
In the third step, PeerGuardian for Mac is gone from your Mac computer, and with no remains left in computer. you can see it very clearly that altogether 74 folders and 124 files were deleted, and freed 6.36 MB space of hard drive.
Spend a few minutes to watch the full video tutorial of how to completely remove &uninstall PeerGuardian for Mac in bellow:
Well, the second way to get rid of PeerGuardian for Mac is the most used method—by manual approach.
Quit the running application first before operation:
If it is in Dock, then right click it to choose Quit
Or open the Force Quit Application and choose target to quit.
After that, start the removal，drag-to-trash may not be stranger for Mac users when they uninstall apps on OS X,
Launch Launchpad and find the PeerGuardian, click the icon still for a while until all the icons appear “X”, then drag it into Trash;
Or launch Finder, then select Application, find the target PeerGuardian for Mac, then drag it into Trash as the same.
Like above mentioned, in windows removal, leftovers would be scanned and deleted in Registry Editor, but in macOS, you need to launch Library to find and delete them all.
These three folders are the location of an app will be normally stored in hard drive, but not sure its remains will be stored in other folders that you don’t know
Unluckily, as a matter of fact, the associated files also found in Logs:
and Save Application State:
So you need to delete them, too.
If you are luckily and careful enough, all the remaining folders and files are found by you, and you have successfully deleted them all, the removal of PeerGuardian for Mac is now finished. If you are not, some problems might happen:
So now you know why it is recommended to use removal tool to help with removing PeerGuardian for Mac, for convenience, for saving time, for secure issue of PC, these are the real good reason to choose Osx Uninstaller to help when uninstall &remove any unwanted software/program/application on Mac OS X. if you have any other question about removal please feel free to talk to our tech team for.