How to completely Remove Starfield


On your Mac computer, you notice that there is a program called starfield updater running. It may also appear as a plugin in Safari and/or Mozilla Firefox.


Starfield can be installed as part of the GoDaddy Workspace Desktop.


To fully remove Starfield:

  1. Go to your Applications folder.
  2. Go to the Starfield folder.
  3. Run the Uninstall file if it is there.
  4. Select all the text in the box below, then right click it and click Copy.
    sudo su
    killall -9 offSyncService
    killall -9 starfieldUpdate
    rm -rf ~/Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/WbeTools64_14.plugin
    rm -rf ~/Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/fileEditTool64_15.plugin
    rm -rf ~/Library/Preferences/com.starfield.update.plist
    rm -rf ~/Library/Application\ Support/Mozilla/Extensions/\{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384\}/wbepaste\@starfield
    rm -rf ~/Library/Application\ Support/Mozilla/Extensions/\{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384\}/zoomext\@starfield
    rm -rf ~/Library/Application\ Support/Starfield/
    rm -rf /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.starfield.backupservice.plist
    rm -rf /Library/offsync
    rm -rf /Applications/Starfield
    rm -rf /
  5. Click on the Spotlight magnifying glass in the top right (or press cmd + Space).
  6. Type Terminal and press Enter.
  7. In the Terminal window, right click and select Paste.
  8. You will need to enter your password and press Enter.
    It won’t show any characters when you type.
    If you do not have a password then set one first or it will not work.
  9. Press Enter one more time to make sure all the commands were processed.

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