Mac uninstallation note

Things to Backup

  • ~/
  • /Applications
  • /Library
  • /var/root
  • /usr/local

Things to Note

  • Network configs
    • Incl. Wi-Fis, VPNs.
  • Printer configs
  • brew list
  • pip freeze

Applications to Deactivate

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Microsoft Office

Steps to Re-install

  1. Download new macOS.
  2. Flash to USB Stick using createinstallmedia command.
  3. Boot into Rescue mode.
  4. Format the entire disk.
  5. Install macOS.