Remove Immortal Files

After you download and install Immortal Files, you can uninstall it by using the built-in uninstaller.

To use the uninstaller to remove Immortal Files

  • Start Immortal Files.
  • Choose Help > Uninstall Immortal Files.
  • Click Uninstall.

If the automatic uninstall fails, you may remove Immortal Files manually.

WARNING: To remove Immortal Files manually, you delete files from your home Library folder. If you delete or move the wrong file in this folder, you can cause other applications to either stop working or to work incorrectly. Be very careful about deleting the correct files and folders as instructed.

To remove Immortal FIles manually

  • If Immortal Files is running, quit the application.
    If necessary, allow Immortal Files to complete any current backup.
  • Open ~/Library/Preferences and drag com.immortalfiles.filebackupv.plist to the Trash.
  • Open ~/Library/Application Support and drag the immortalfiles folder to the Trash.
  • Open /Library/PrivilegedHelperTools and drag com.immortalfiles.fileoperationd to the Trash.
  • Open /Library/LaunchDaemons and move com.immortalfiles.fileoperationd.plist to the Trash.
  • Open /Users/Shared and move the immortalfiles folder to the Trash.
    If you might want to reinstall Immortal Files later, it is better to not delete this file because it represents your computer’s state.
  • Open the Application folder and move Immortal Files.app to the Trash.
  • Optionally, delete log files from ~/Library/Logs/FileBackup.
  • Empty the Trash.
  • Restart your system.

NOTE: ~ refers to your home folder. For recent versions of Mac OS X, the Library folder in your home folder is hidden. There are multiple ways to view this folder, but one way to view its contents is: in the Finder, choose Go > Go to Folder, type ~/Library, and click Go.