Cannot Uninstall Data Rescue for Mac? Get Help Here

  • Bernice Curry
  • 18-01-19 9:09
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Data Rescue for Mac: a data recovery software that allows users to recover lost or mistakenly deleted files from internal and external hard drive on Mac computer.

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Unsatisfied with its performance? Have no idea how to uninstall Data Rescue from macOS? Read though this tutorial to learn the proper steps of removing Data Rescue.

Tip 1: totally quit Data Rescue before uninstalling it

Prior to the uninstall, check if Data Rescue is active or not. If it is running, make sure to quit this app before you carry out the standard uninstall. Here’s how to quit an app:

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(1) Right click Data Rescue icon in the Dock and choose Quit;
(2) Click Data Rescue > Quit Data Rescue in the menu bar at the top of the screen;
(3) Launch Activity Monitor, select Data Rescue under Process Name, click X icon in the upper left corner, and click Quit button. If that doesn’t work, click Force Quit.

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Click Quit button if you are asked “are you sure you want to quit” in pop-up dialog.

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Now you can start the uninstall. Generally you can uninstall an app by trashing it in /Applications, but if you prefer an one-stop solution, try the next option first.

Can I Uninstall Data Rescue within Clicks? Sure!

What’s the best way to totally remove unwanted apps and associated leftovers? A reputable, powerful uninstaller comes as the first choice. Optimized for the latest macOS High Sierra, Osx Uninstaller features an intuitive interface, streamlined process and clean uninstall result. With this tool in hand, you can quickly locate all Data Rescue components and delete them all in a few seconds. Here’s how it works:

  • Step 1. Download Osx Uninstaller, install it, and run this tool in Launchpad.
  • Step 2. Select Data Rescue icon that appears, and click Run Analysis button.

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  • Step 3. Click Complete Uninstall, and then click Yes to execute the deletion.
  • Step 4. Click Back to Interface to re-scan your Mac for currently installed apps.

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Watch the clip to have a direct experience how OU uninstalls Data Rescue perfectly.

See? The whole process may last less than one minute to get the job done smoothly.

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How to Remove Data Rescue Manually from My Mac?

Persist to uninstall Data Rescue by your own? That could be quite easy if you know the tricks. Follow the instructions below to uninstall Data Rescue app itself.

  • Launch the Finder and click Applications on the sidebar to access to the folder.
  • Search for Data Rescue, (1) right click on it and choose Move to Trash.
  • If prompted, enter the current admin account password to allow this change.

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Meanwhile, you can trash an app by these ways: (2) drag the app into the Trash in Dock and drop it there; (3) select the app, and choose Move to Trash from File menu. The trash-to-delete method works for most apps in all versions of macOS/Mac OS X.

Now the app has gone from the /Applications folder, and you can execute the uninstall by permanently deleting the app in the Trash. So continue with the two steps below:

  • Right click the Trash icon in the dock, choose Empty Trash, and click Empty Trash in  pop-up dialog. Alternatively, choose Empty Trash under the Finder menu.
  • In any case you cannot empty the Trash, reboot your Mac and try it again.

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Warning: The act of emptying the Trash is irrevocable, and everything dropped in the Trash will be deleted instantly and permanently. So before you empty the Trash, make sure you haven’t mistakenly thrown anything useful into the Trash.

Tip 2: delete Data Rescue remnants after uninstalling it

Has Data Rescue gone from your system? The app itself? Yes. The related leftover? Sorry, the answer is No. To have a clean uninstall and also reclaim occupied disk space, you’d better detect any Data Rescue-related components and delete them all.

You can follow the steps below to remove items belonging to Data Rescue:

  • Open up Finder, click the Go from the Menu Bar, choose the entry: |Go to Folder.
  • Enter the following path: ~/Library and hit Enter key to open up the folder.

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  • Type Data Rescue in the search box, and click ‘Library’ below the bar.
  • Identify the matched items, right click on them and choose Move to Trash.

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  • Repeat the steps to detect and delete related component in the Library folder.
  • Empty the Trash again to permanently get rid of those junk files and folders.

Generally, you can look for Data Rescue components in these folders:

~/Library/Saved Applications State,

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Warming: you should be very cautious when deleting app vestiges in these directories. Only delete the items that contains Data Rescue. If other apps or system files are deleted mistakenly, those affected apps or even the system could not work normally.

Feel troublesome to do this job? Why not utilize Osx Uninstaller to save the time?

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In this post we share two feasible ways to uninstall Data Rescue as well as some removal tips. Have you solved your uninstall issue yet? Feel free to share your ideas with us.


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