How to uninstall and remove NTFS-3G completely from Mac?

How to uninstall and remove NTFS-3G completely from Mac?
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Install NTFS-3G, it’s are able to read and write to NTFS drivers. By reasons, many mac users want to delete it. Look at the following steps to uninstall and remove NTFS-3G completely from MacOS Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Snow Leopard, Leopard, and Lion.

First way: It is much more simple to uninstall NTFS-3G by clicking on uninstall NTFS-3G button (System Preferences –> NTFS 3G)

Be noticed of 2 things:
  • The Lock button must be unlocked.
  • If the uninstall NTFS-3G… button is disabled, you must enable NTFS-3G first.

Second way: Uninstall NTFS-3G using command lines through Terminal
Use the following command lines:

sudo nvram boot-args="rootless=0"
[reboot]
sudo rm /sbin/mount_ntfs
sudo mv /sbin/mount_ntfs.original /sbin/mount_ntfs
sudo nvram boot-args="rootless=1"
[reboot]

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