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How do I get rid of Adobe Download Akamai software on a Mac?

How do I get rid of Adobe Download Akamai software on a Mac?

I installed Adobe's Download Manager Software when I was downloading a CS4 trial. It was called Akamai. I can not seem to get rid of this pesky thing.

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Guest [Entry]

"Akamai is a Content Delivery Network (CDN) company that large companies use to distribute their content.

In your case, Adobe's software was being distributed via that network, and it appears that you may have removed the offending software. Akamai is not directly related to Adobe, rather Adobe was using Akamai's services.

SoftwareUpdateCheck is Apple's software updater, and Apple as well uses Akamai as one CDN to distribute their updates. You do not want to remove this software as it is necessary for Apple OS and software updates."
Guest [Entry]

"On Mac OS X, Java applets are also cached. To clear the cache and remove the Akamai Download Manager, do the following:

Go to /Applications/Utilities/Java and double-click Java Preferences.
Click Security.
Click Delete Files to delete all Cached applets, or click View Cache Files and Select Application(s) named *dlm-java-*************.jar*
Click Remove."