Drive Genius for Mac

Drive Genius for Mac

Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 73 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
3.0.1
File Size:
15.18MB
Date Added:
June 05, 2010
Price:
Update; $99.00 to buy
Operating Systems:
Mac OS X 10.5/Intel, Mac OS X 10.6/Intel
Total Downloads:
44,289
Downloads Last Week:
159
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.6
  • Intel-based Mac
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    All User Reviews
    • All Versions:

      3.2

      out of 73 votes

      • 5 star: 25
      • 4 star: 15
      • 3 star: 5
      • 2 star: 4
      • 1 star: 24
    • Current Version:

      4.0

      out of 1 votes

      • 5 star: 0
      • 4 star: 1
      • 3 star: 0
      • 2 star: 0
      • 1 star: 0
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    • 1 stars

      "Absolute Rip Off"

      March 18, 2014   |   By Tbanger9

      Version: Drive Genius 3.2.3

      Pros

      It promises the world

      Cons

      Delivers nothing

      Summary

      Do you know how to de-frag Mavericks... re-download Mavericks (that's 5GB) load this onto an external drive with at least 16GB free.... download 'Drive Genius DVD.dmg'.... burn that to a disc.... then boot Mavericks from an external disc and run the DVD.... sound complicated?.... You bet!!!! Absolute waste of money...

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    • 1 stars

      "You cant delete it by normal way"

      February 11, 2014   |   By pavlosidelov

      Version: Drive Genius 3.2.3

      Pros

      I just try to defragment my drive, but this app cant do this on Maverick version.

      Cons

      Most ugly thing - you cant delete it without tricks and magic.

      Summary

      When I set up any software, I think I can delete it any time I want. Not with this software. I spend 2 hours to find the way how to delete it. 2 hours!!!
      If you not advanced user with strong console skills don't even try to install this shi... soft.
      Just look for official answer how you will do this:

      --
      To manually uninstall Drive Genius 3 delete the following files and folders at the end of the paths listed below. Double click on your " Mac HD " drive to start the path.

      /Library/Application Support/DriveGenius (folder)
      /Applications/Drive Genius 3.app (icon)
      /Users/Library/Application Support/DriveGenius (folder)
      /Users/Library/Preferences/com.prosofteng.DriveGenius2.plist (file)
      /Users/Library/Preferences/com.prosofteng.DGAgent.plist (file)

      If you are running OS X Lion or Mountain Lion, the last three files/folders are located in the Users Library Folder which is hidden in Lion, You can temporarily access this folder by opening a Finder Window and pressing Command+Shift+G. This will bring up "Go to the folder", enter in "~/Library" and click go.
      ---

      But! Its not work! Because they run on root level and block any try to delete this files.

      I use this method:
      Delete from startup program list all drivegenius services and daemons.
      Reboot.
      And then you can delete this app.

      Shame on you developers of Drive Genius....

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    • 5 stars

      "Saved a HDD that no other could repair or recognize."

      December 15, 2013   |   By jimleblanc

      Version: Drive Genius 3.2.3

      Pros

      Effective at initializing a HDD no other app I tried could repair or recognize. I even took this machine to the Genius Bar at the Apple Store. Nothing they had could repair the disk. They recommended buying a new HD.

      Cons

      Price, no others - yet!

      Summary

      This is a great app if you have serious problems with a drive.

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