Konnekt / Impact: How to un-install from TC Near from Mac OS X

Question

How to completely manually uninstall TC NEAR from my Mac OS X? 

Answer

  1. Unplug the FireWire cable from the Konnekt / Impact, so it's not connected to your system. 
  2. Restart your computer. 
  3. Go to Macintosh HD/Users/<username> - run the TC_Near_Uninstall.command 
  4. Restart your computer. 
  5. Go to Macintosh HD/Applications. Ensure any TCNear application has been deleted. If it hasn't, trash it (either by dragging it to the trash or pressing Apple + Backspace). 
  6. Go to Macintosh HD/Users/<username> - trash the following files: 
    TCNear Uninstall.log 
    TC_Near_Uninstall.command
  7. Go to Macintosh HD/Library/Audio/MIDI Drivers/ - make sure the following file has been removed. If it hasn't, trash it. 
    TCNearMIDIDriver.plugin
  8. Go to Macintosh HD/System/Library/Extensions/ - make sure the following file has been removed. If it hasn't, trash it. 
    TCNear.kext
  9. Go to Macintosh HD/Library/PreferencePanes/ - make sure the following file has been removed. If it hasn't, trash it. 
    TCNear.prefPane
  10. Go to Macintosh HD/Library/Receipts/ - trash the following files: (depending on your audio interface) 
    Konnekt 24D.pkg 
    Konnekt 8.pkg 
    Konnekt Live.pkg 
    Desktop Konnekt6.pkg 
    Studio Konnekt 48.pkg 
    Digital Konnekt x32.pkg 
    Impact Twin.pkg
  11. Empty the Trash. 
  12. Open Disk Utility located under Applications/Utility/. Select your Macintosh HD and click 'Repair Permissions'.
  13. Shut down Mac and start in "Safe Boot" by pressing and holding the shift key during boot up; this will take you into safe mode 
  14. Restart your computer. 
  15. Install the latest version of the TC Near software.
    (IMPORTANT: Select both 'driver and control panel' as well as your specific Konnekt / Impact Twin interface during installation): 
  16. Restart your computer. 
  17. Connect your Konnekt / Impact device.

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