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I made the mistake of attempting to run the Maxtor Hard Drive Manager Installer on OS X Lion. It doesn't run because it is a PowerPC app. I uninstalled it but I still get a popup alert every 10 seconds which makes the Mac impossible to use. I looked up forums but nothing helped. Best suggestion was to go to the Library folder and remove the relevant files under Driver Support folder. Unfortunately I don't have such a folder. I removed a dmg file with Maxtor name but it still didn't help.

I would truly appreciate any on this matter as it seems that I am stuck.

Thanks.

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OK. Here is the solution I found, which is terrible but it works. Basically, I went to the Finder, opened the Search Criteria and searched for anything with named Maxtor and Seagate. After deleting several files, one of which had the word notification in it, I don't see the popup anymore. Most other solutions on Apple support site refer to removing files from Library -> Driver Support but I had no such folder. So if no other solution works for you, I suggest that you go to the finder and delete everything as I described above. –  yalimgerger Oct 29 '11 at 10:48
    
Have you tried searching the app with AppCleaner? –  koiyu Oct 29 '11 at 16:16
    
No. But the method I explained above worked. –  yalimgerger Nov 2 '11 at 7:11
    
If it did work, you probably could add it as an answer by now :-) –  koiyu Nov 2 '11 at 8:45
    
Good point. :-) –  yalimgerger Nov 2 '11 at 13:45
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OK. Here is the solution I found, which is terrible but it works. Basically, I went to the Finder, opened the Search Criteria and searched for anything with named Maxtor and Seagate. After deleting several files, one of which had the word notification in it, I don't see the popup anymore. Most other solutions on Apple support site refer to removing files from Library -> Driver Support but I had no such folder. So if no other solution works for you, I suggest that you go to the finder and delete everything as I described above.

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If this solves your problem, you can accept your own answer. –  Daniel Lawson Nov 8 '11 at 21:39
    
Ok I did all that was suggested... It leave files everywhere.... I finnaly found the driver support file..... 1. Go to finder... Top of screen 2. Hit go 3. Hit computer 4. Hit Macintosh HD 5. Hit driver support Deleat the files. –  user13677 Nov 15 '11 at 2:13
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