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so you see what's the problem.
1. i tried moving voodoohda from system to library to see if it will save my settings, but nothing. I can't save voodoo settings and i now have two of those. Yes i deleted the kext and the app and the pref.pane. Then installed again and moved it to new position.
Even if i totally delete it, voodoo is still there.
2. remove useless siri, it doesn't work in greek.
i have removed everything related to siri , everywhere, but siri is still there. Same for time machine.

stupid apple ..................................
 

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so you see what's the problem.
1. i tried moving voodoohda from system to library to see if it will save my settings, but nothing. I can't save voodoo settings and i now have two of those. Yes i deleted the kext and the app and the pref.pane. Then installed again and moved it to new position.
Even if i totally delete it, voodoo is still there.
2. remove useless siri, it doesn't work in greek.
i have removed everything related to siri , everywhere, but siri is still there. Same for time machine.

stupid apple ..................................
Use an app like Find Any File and then delete all instances of VoodooHDA.
 
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well the ones that are not made by apple just try right clicking on them and "remove." Might work.
 

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1. i tried moving voodoohda from system to library to see if it will save my settings, but nothing. I can't save voodoo settings and i now have two of those. Yes i deleted the kext and the app and the pref.pane.
Did you check both locations for the pref pane to be removed?
Macintosh HD/Users/username/Library/PreferencePanes
Macintosh HD/Library/PreferencePanes

2. remove useless siri, it doesn't work in greek.
i have removed everything related to siri , everywhere, but siri is still there. Same for time machine.
You can't remove them but you can hide them.
Just open System Preferences and head to View > Customize. You can then uncheck any icons you don't want to see
 
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Did you check both locations for the pref pane to be removed?
Macintosh HD/Users/username/Library/PreferencePanes
Macintosh HD/Library/PreferencePanes
yes... the only thing i could do was to just remove it from L/PP and put it in S/L/PP, but the thing is...... its a 3rd party app for god sake.... why we can't even remove the 3rd party prefpanes from system ? apple FTW...
I really wanna know if there is a way to delete data/cache of an app just like we do in android.
Not only cache , cache is easy its hidden in ~/ ,but i need to find where is the data of the preferences.app.

I succesfully removed siri. all apps can be removed if their simlinks and links (and plist directing there) get deleted. But this preferences.app... its really annoying !
 
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the data of the apps is stored in
/Users/username/Library/Preferences and in
/Users/username/Library/Application Support.
So i deleted the data/cache of system preferences and the only thing i did was to restore the hidden prefpanes.
So somewhere must be a file that orders what prefpanes exist.....anyone can help ?
My last option now is to install a new prefpane and watch closely in console, where it will install what....
 
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See Post #2.
this app rocks !!!
i debloated all OS-X sierra and it's so so so much faster !
the problem with system settings still remain, i need to do a lot of digging. i need time , but eventually i'll solve it thanks to this app.
Thanks to this app i can find and search every file that connects to system pref. and find that dam string that contains the lines i need to delete :)
Of course when i find it i will share with everyone the solution, cause i saw that many people have this problem or another problem somehow related to this problem.
 
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