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Mountain Lion is now installed

I upgrade to Mountain Lion after removing VMWare Fusion.  What can I test to verify that I got a good installation?

I se a question mark next to VMWare Fusion.  How can I get rid of that?

I must not have deleted all the files.

One file I cold not delete was this one:

/Users/Library/Preferences/VMware Fusion

Also, apparently I did not complete the uninstall, based on a closer read of these instructions.

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&docTypeID=DT_KB_1_1&externalId=1017838

I watched the video and did not see anything about running a script.  Now I have, Mountain Lion.  Hopeful I can complete the uninstall.




Thanks!
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XaelianCommented:
Can you try to delete it now?
Try to do it with sudo rm -rf "/Users/yourname/Library/Preferences/VMware Fusion" (also the ").
Check in the activity monitor if a VMware process is running (view all processess and sort by name, makes it easier).
If you see a VMware process, just quit it, and try to delete it again. You can delete the icon of VMWare Fusion, he can't find the necessairy files to start it (what is a good thing, because you removed it).

Check /var/log/install.log, here you'll see if there are any errors. There will be some WARNINGS, but that's normal. As long as there are no Fatal errors, everything is fine (otherwise your Mac hadn't booted).

You don't need to run a script. The script just deletes the files for you, don't worry you deleted them manually.

If you did everything I told you now, open spotlight and look for VMware. If he doesn't list anything you're good. If he list something, open the location and delete everything in the folder (means you missed something when you deleted vmware fusion).
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newbiewebAuthor Commented:
1) Try to do it with sudo rm -rf "/Users/yourname/Library/Preferences/VMware Fusion" (also the ").

What does this do?  I execute it but do not know if it did anything.  I was given the UNIX prompt.

2) Check in the activity monitor if a VMware process is running (view all processess and sort by name, makes it easier).

How do I do check?

Other questions can wait until I am following you...
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newbiewebAuthor Commented:
I see I still l have a "Windows 7 x64" folder filled with VMWare files. I do not need this, so shall I remove it?
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XaelianCommented:
You may delete them. You indeed don't need them. They will not work because you don't have VMware installed.

You can delete everything that contains info from VMware.
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XaelianCommented:
Your other questions.
1) will force delete the VMware Fusion folder. " is needed for the space.
2) open activity monitor from /applications/utilities, when it's open you can choose to only show your processes. Open the combobox and select all processes.
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newbiewebAuthor Commented:
Ok, I have removed the Windows 7 x64 and emptied the trash.

In Activity Monitor, I found no running program called VMWare or Fusion.

What shall I do next?  I still have the attached image of a question mark for VMWare Fusion.
Screen-Shot-2012-08-13-at-8.56.2.png
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XaelianCommented:
Can you right click or ctrl-click on it
Then Options ==> Remove from dock. You probably wanted vnware to stay in the dock, but when you delete it, it will stay there.
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XaelianCommented:
Have you tried it? Otherwise I can take a further look.
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newbiewebAuthor Commented:
I could remove it from the dock.  But I thought it was better to find out why it's being displayed.  I thought it may mean there are other files yet to be deleted.
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XaelianCommented:
Nope, doesn't mean there are other files yet to be deleted. If you remove another program of your Mac which sits in the dock it will have the same as your VMware.

Don't worry, VMware was just 'attached' to the dock. Nothing else to worry about. You did everything correct like mentoined in another topic. So you're good to go.
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newbiewebAuthor Commented:
Thanks.
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