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Fully uninstall Adobe Acrobat Reader DC from a mac

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If you installed Adobe Acrobat Reader DC on your mac, you probably realised it does not bring much added value, especially if you only need to view PDF, and it is extremely heavy. And now you regret it… So here is how to completely remove it.

Uninstall Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Step 1. Remove the app

Go to Application folder, and remove the following files:

  • Adobe Acrobat

Step 2 Remove the Safari plugin

Go to Internet Plug-Ins folder, and remove the following files:

  • AdobePDFViewer.plugin
  • AdobePDFViewerNPAPI.plugin

Step 3 Remove the background allowed items

Go to LaunchAgents and LaunchDaemons folders, and remove the following files:

  • com.adobe.ARMDC.Communicator.plist
  • com.adobe.ARMDC.SMJobBlessHelper.plist
  • com.adobe.ARMDCHelper.cc24aef4a1b90ed56a725c38014c95072f92651fb65e1bf9c8e43c37a23d420d.plist

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