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I was running the Tweetbot for Mac Beta, and still had it installed when I installed the full release from the Mac App Store.

Now I have 2 entries in my preferences for Notification Center, and I don't know which is which. I have removed the Beta application, and only have the real thing installed, but oddly whereas the Beta had the 'Egg" icon rather than the bird, both set of preferences use the bird icon.

Where does this preference pane get it's information about installed applications? How can I remove an app from the list?

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  • I too have this issue. I've even tried deleting Tweetbot, but one of the icons still remains. Most likely the beta one. I don't know how to get rid of it. – Jako Nov 8 '12 at 16:11
  • Apparently this issue still persists in macOS 10.13 (High Sierra). I have several apps that show up twice (Brave Browser, Google Chrome, for instance). – Chris Oct 4 at 19:38
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Open terminal and run this command:

/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Versions/A/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user && pkill Finder

Or, if you have OnyX utility app, go to "Maintenance" > "Rebuild" > check on "LaunchServices" (leave the other options unchecked) > execute

  • I am using OnyX 3.1.6 and it didn't work. Did it two times, no luck. – user183705 May 16 '16 at 15:39
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    Does this reset existing preferences for notifications? – Noldorin Apr 17 at 23:08

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