How to uninstall and remove NTFS-3G completely from Mac


Uninstall NTFS-3G

Install NTFS-3G, it’s are able to read and write to NTFS drivers. By reasons, many mac users want to deleteĀ it. Look at the following steps to uninstall and remove NTFS-3G completely from Mac OS X El Capitan, Yosemite, Maverick,….

First way: It is much more simple to uninstall NTFS-3G by clicking onĀ uninstall NTFS-3G button (System Preferences –> NTFS 3G)

How to uninstall NTFS-3G

Be noticed of 2 things:

  • The Lock button must be unlocked.
  • If the uninstall NTFS-3G… button is disabled, you must enable NTFS-3G first.

Second way: Uninstall NTFS-3G using command lines through Terminal

Use the following command lines:

sudo nvram boot-args="rootless=0"
sudo rm /sbin/mount_ntfs
sudo mv /sbin/mount_ntfs.original /sbin/mount_ntfs
sudo nvram boot-args="rootless=1"

For saving a ton of your time, You may want to consider to install Paragon NTFS For Mac 15, the best Professional NTFS Driver for Mac OS X.

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