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Hi, Im trying to delete SMS Daemon wich is eating a lot of

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Hi, I'm trying to delete SMS Daemon wich is eating a lot of cpu memory, thank you in advance
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Nick H. replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Ok, thank you open to all available experts.


 


Javier

Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.
Please go to the Apple logo on the upper left of the screen, go to About This Mac (DO NOT Select More Info), and tell me the Version (under Mac OS X), the Processor and the Memory, it is all right there.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Hello, the version 10.8.3, the processor 2.26 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo, and the memory 4GB 1067 MHz DDR3

Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.
Where are you seeing that? Did you install SMS Server Tools ever?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I installed a program called Syphone, apparently I deleted the program but seems I didn't deleted correctly

Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.
Ok open Terminal and copy and paste this line and hit Return then restart and tell me if it is gone:

rm ~/Library/Application Support/Syphone
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

rm: /Users/Javier/Library/Application: No such file or directory
rm: Support/Syphone: No such file or directory


 

Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.
Select the Finder the first icon in the Dock then to Go at the top of the screen to Go to Folder and paste:

~/Library/Application Support

Look for Syphone folder and trash it, restart.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I didn't find the application Syphone, I deleted months ago, but when I opened the activity monitor, there is a process called SMS Daemon

Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.
You are not looking for the Application you are looking for a folder called Syphone in your Application Support folder. Did you paste that line in Go / Go to Folder? Did it open your Application Support folder?
Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.
If you are having problems I can try controlling your computer if you allow?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Sorry for the delay, I was restarting my laptop, and takes a few minutes. I find the folder and I deleted the Syphone folder.

Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.
OK is it gone?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

The problem is gone, thank you very much.

Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.
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