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How to remove the IntelliPoint software for Macintosh

Article ID: 247586

Article Last Modified on 1/25/2007


  • Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer 4.0
  • Microsoft IntelliPoint 6.1
  • Microsoft IntelliPoint 6.0
  • Microsoft IntelliPoint 5.2
  • Microsoft IntelliPoint 4.12
  • Microsoft IntelliPoint 5.0
  • Microsoft IntelliPoint 5.1
  • Microsoft IntelliPoint 1.0 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Optical Mouse
  • Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop 1.0
  • Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop 4000
  • Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop Pro 2.0
  • Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 2.0
  • Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 1.0
  • Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse
  • Microsoft Optical Mouse by Starck

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This article discusses how to remove the Microsoft IntelliPoint software for Macintosh.

These steps should be used to troubleshoot the IntelliPoint software on a Macintosh computer running Mac OS System 8.0 and later. Mac OS X is not supported with the products listed at the beginning of this article.


To remove the IntelliPoint software, follow these steps:

  1. Double-click the Macintosh Hard Drive.
  2. Double-click the System Folder.
  3. Double-click Control Panels.
  4. Drag and drop the IntelliPoint Control Panel to the Trash.
  5. Close Control Panels.
  6. Double-click the Extensions folder.
  7. Drag and drop the following three files to the Trash:
    • USB IntelliMouse
    • USB IntelliMouse Explorer
    • USB IntelliMouse IntelliEye
  8. Close the Extensions folder.
  9. Double-click the Preferences folder.
  10. Drag and drop the following two files to the Trash:
    • IntelliPoint Preferences
    • IntelliPoint Mouse Preferences
  11. Open the Help Folder.
  12. Drag the IntelliPoint Help Folder to the trash.
  13. Restart the computer.
  14. Empty the Trash.

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