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CX 7 - Clean install - How do I uninstall version 7 to do a clean install, or to install it on another computer?

To uninstall Strata Design 3D CX 7 on a Mac:

1. Delete the Strata Design 3D CX 7 application from the Applications folder.

2. Delete the preferences file.

For pre-Lion Mac OS (pre-10.7):

(System wide) /Library/Preferences/com.corastar.stratadesign3dcx.plist

(User) ~/Library/Preferences/com.corastar.stratadesign3dcx.plist

For Lion users (Mac OS 10.7 and later):

(User) ~/Library/Preferences/com.corastar.stratadesign3dcx.plist

3. If not reinstalling CX 7 on this computer, delete the Application Support file (contains any custom resource, etc. that you may have saved here.  

NOTE: If you're moving to another computer, or want to save your custom resources, you should save and transfer any custom items from this folder to the new computer.

(User) ~/Library/Application Support/Corastar Inc./Strata Design 3D CX 7

These three steps remove the important components of the software from your computer.

You can re-install the software either from the disc image you downloaded or the USB you received. Make sure you check the updates page at and run any needed updates.

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