Help with deleting unwanted app

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  1. blahzay

    blahzay New Member

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    I recently added an iappcat source for some GBA roms, but today I found out that that source is not safe. I had already installed a GBA rom pack called GBA pack 1 and when I try to delete it through installer the only option I have is reinstall. How do I delete this?
  2. FrozenIpaq

    FrozenIpaq New Member

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    You'll probably have to manually delete it via SHH'ing into your ipod if you can not uninstall it via the installer
  3. blahzay

    blahzay New Member

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    I have already done that but it still shows up on installer.
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    thats just installer, its not really there
  5. FrozenIpaq

    FrozenIpaq New Member

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    If you have deleted it properly but installer still says it is installed, then you can manually remove it from installer. You'll have to edit the LocalPackages.plist found in \private\var\mobile\mobile\Library\Installer\ I believe. I have not done this before myself nor have I heard of anyone doing it, but it should be a straight-forward Ctrl+F "GBA" and then delete the necessary lines that make it show up in installer.
  6. blahzay

    blahzay New Member

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    I might try this.
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    Just because an installer says it is not a trusted source doesnt mean it is malicious content. it just means it is not a well known source.

    If it were installing system files, I would be worried, yes...but this is only installing ROM files, which means they are harmless.

    You will find the files you installed in the following folder:

    ~/var/mobile/Media/ROMs/GBA

    Again, these do NOT alter your System files. There are stand-alone files which only run with the Emulator so there is nothing to worry about.

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