Horndis is a brilliant solution - just started using it yesterday and it's completely stable. I couldn't get my Andriod phone to work as a USB modem. I compiled it from source for 10.6.8 then used packagemaker and the included packagemaker project file to create a package to install. The version of HoRNDIS for Mac you are about to download is 9.0. The contents of the download are original and were not modified in any way. HoRNDIS antivirus report. This download is virus-free. This file was last analysed by Free Download Manager Lib 6 days ago. Google Safe Browsing. Similar Software for Mac. Install Wch USB serial driver for CH340/CH341 on Mac OSX; Install dcled on Mac OSX; Install ASIX MCS7830/7832 USB to Ethernet Controller Driver on Mac OSX. HoRNDIS is a driver for Mac OS X that allows you to use your Android phone's native USB tethering mode to get Internet access. HoRNDIS is implemented as a kext, rather than as a user-space program that opens a TAP or TUN device; this means that it does not conflict with other TAP/TUN kexts that you might have installed (like OpenVPN, Tunnelblick, or Cisco VPN).
Unlike the software developed for Windows system, most of the applications installed in Mac OS X generally can be removed with relative ease. HoRNDIS is a third party application that provides additional functionality to OS X system and enjoys a popularity among Mac users. However, instead of installing it by dragging its icon to the Application folder, uninstalling HoRNDIS may need you to do more than a simple drag-and-drop to the Trash.Download Mac App Remover
When installed, HoRNDIS creates files in several locations. Generally, its additional files, such as preference files and application support files, still remains on the hard drive after you delete HoRNDIS from the Application folder, in case that the next time you decide to reinstall it, the settings of this program still be kept. But if you are trying to uninstall HoRNDIS in full and free up your disk space, removing all its components is highly necessary. Continue reading this article to learn about the proper methods for uninstalling HoRNDIS.
Manually uninstall HoRNDIS step by step:
Most applications in Mac OS X are bundles that contain all, or at least most, of the files needed to run the application, that is to say, they are self-contained. Thus, different from the program uninstall method of using the control panel in Windows, Mac users can easily drag any unwanted application to the Trash and then the removal process is started. Despite that, you should also be aware that removing an unbundled application by moving it into the Trash leave behind some of its components on your Mac. To fully get rid of HoRNDIS from your Mac, you can manually follow these steps:
1. Terminate HoRNDIS process(es) via Activity Monitor
Before uninstalling HoRNDIS, you’d better quit this application and end all its processes. If HoRNDIS is frozen, you can press Cmd +Opt + Esc, select HoRNDIS in the pop-up windows and click Force Quit to quit this program (this shortcut for force quit works for the application that appears but not for its hidden processes).
Open Activity Monitor in the Utilities folder in Launchpad, and select All Processes on the drop-down menu at the top of the window. Select the process(es) associated with HoRNDIS in the list, click Quit Process icon in the left corner of the window, and click Quit in the pop-up dialog box (if that doesn’t work, then try Force Quit).
2. Delete HoRNDIS application using the Trash
First of all, make sure to log into your Mac with an administrator account, or you will be asked for a password when you try to delete something.
Open the Applications folder in the Finder (if it doesn’t appear in the sidebar, go to the Menu Bar, open the “Go” menu, and select Applications in the list), search for HoRNDIS application by typing its name in the search field, and then drag it to the Trash (in the dock) to begin the uninstall process. Alternatively you can also click on the HoRNDIS icon/folder and move it to the Trash by pressing Cmd + Del or choosing the File and Move to Trash commands.
For the applications that are installed from the App Store, you can simply go to the Launchpad, search for the application, click and hold its icon with your mouse button (or hold down the Option key), then the icon will wiggle and show the “X” in its left upper corner. Click the “X” and click Delete in the confirmation dialog.Download Mac App Remover
3. Remove all components related to HoRNDIS in Finder
Though HoRNDIS has been deleted to the Trash, its lingering files, logs, caches and other miscellaneous contents may stay on the hard disk. For complete removal of HoRNDIS, you can manually detect and clean out all components associated with this application. You can search for the relevant names using Spotlight. Those preference files of HoRNDIS can be found in the Preferences folder within your user’s library folder (~/Library/Preferences) or the system-wide Library located at the root of the system volume (/Library/Preferences/), while the support files are located in '~/Library/Application Support/' or '/Library/Application Support/'.
Open the Finder, go to the Menu Bar, open the “Go” menu, select the entry: Go to Folder... and then enter the path of the Application Support folder:~/Library
Search for any files or folders with the program’s name or developer’s name in the ~/Library/Preferences/, ~/Library/Application Support/ and ~/Library/Caches/ folders. Right click on those items and click Move to Trash to delete them.
Meanwhile, search for the following locations to delete associated items:
- /Library/Application Support/
Besides, there may be some kernel extensions or hidden files that are not obvious to find. In that case, you can do a Google search about the components for HoRNDIS. Usually kernel extensions are located in in /System/Library/Extensions and end with the extension .kext, while hidden files are mostly located in your home folder. You can use Terminal (inside Applications/Utilities) to list the contents of the directory in question and delete the offending item.
4. Empty the Trash to fully remove HoRNDIS
If you are determined to delete HoRNDIS permanently, the last thing you need to do is emptying the Trash. To completely empty your trash can, you can right click on the Trash in the dock and choose Empty Trash, or simply choose Empty Trash under the Finder menu (Notice: you can not undo this act, so make sure that you haven’t mistakenly deleted anything before doing this act. If you change your mind, before emptying the Trash, you can right click on the items in the Trash and choose Put Back in the list). In case you cannot empty the Trash, reboot your Mac.Download Mac App Remover
Tips for the app with default uninstall utility:
You may not notice that, there are a few of Mac applications that come with dedicated uninstallation programs. Though the method mentioned above can solve the most app uninstall problems, you can still go for its installation disk or the application folder or package to check if the app has its own uninstaller first. If so, just run such an app and follow the prompts to uninstall properly. After that, search for related files to make sure if the app and its additional files are fully deleted from your Mac.
Automatically uninstall HoRNDIS with MacRemover (recommended):
No doubt that uninstalling programs in Mac system has been much simpler than in Windows system. But it still may seem a little tedious and time-consuming for those OS X beginners to manually remove HoRNDIS and totally clean out all its remnants. Why not try an easier and faster way to thoroughly remove it?
If you intend to save your time and energy in uninstalling HoRNDIS, or you encounter some specific problems in deleting it to the Trash, or even you are not sure which files or folders belong to HoRNDIS, you can turn to a professional third-party uninstaller to resolve troubles. Here MacRemover is recommended for you to accomplish HoRNDIS uninstall within three simple steps. MacRemover is a lite but powerful uninstaller utility that helps you thoroughly remove unwanted, corrupted or incompatible apps from your Mac. Now let’s see how it works to complete HoRNDIS removal task.
1. Download MacRemover and install it by dragging its icon to the application folder.
2. Launch MacRemover in the dock or Launchpad, select HoRNDIS appearing on the interface, and click Run Analysis button to proceed.
3. Review HoRNDIS files or folders, click Complete Uninstall button and then click Yes in the pup-up dialog box to confirm HoRNDIS removal.
The whole uninstall process may takes even less than one minute to finish, and then all items associated with HoRNDIS has been successfully removed from your Mac!
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Benefits of using MacRemover:
MacRemover has a friendly and simply interface and even the first-time users can easily operate any unwanted program uninstallation. With its unique Smart Analytic System, MacRemover is capable of quickly locating every associated components of HoRNDIS and safely deleting them within a few clicks. Thoroughly uninstalling HoRNDIS from your mac with MacRemover becomes incredibly straightforward and speedy, right? You don’t need to check the Library or manually remove its additional files. Actually, all you need to do is a select-and-delete move. As MacRemover comes in handy to all those who want to get rid of any unwanted programs without any hassle, you’re welcome to download it and enjoy the excellent user experience right now!
This article provides you two methods (both manually and automatically) to properly and quickly uninstall HoRNDIS, and either of them works for most of the apps on your Mac. If you confront any difficulty in uninstalling any unwanted application/software, don’t hesitate to apply this automatic tool and resolve your troubles.Download Mac App Remover
About This File
Enables you to use USB Tethering from Android phones. (iPhones as well? dunno, cannot test)
This might be helpful if:
- you want to use mobile Internet on your hackintosh and don't want to open a wifi hotspot (battery, security, whatever reasons)
- you got no / unsupported wifi and want to use your phone as a wifi-dongle.
simply inject the kext with Clover, attach Phone, and enable USB tethering on the phone. For usage as Wifi-Dongle better switch off mobile DAta as well, not too sure about how Android handles the priorities when both Wifi and Mobile Data are enabled.
Original Installer: http://joshuawise.com/horndis