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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Mar 21, 2009
    Mac OS X Clean Up for Possible Infection
    Hello all,

    I did something stupid, I opened an email from someone I didn't know and clicked on the link. Now whenever I go online the router is continually flashing the Internet LED and my hard drive (SSD) is continuously reading / writing...

    Any thoughts on how to check our and/or fix this?


  2. #2

    dtravis7's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 04, 2005
    Modesto, Ca.
    iMac 2010 27" QuadI7 OS10.13 iMac 2008 OSX10.11, MBP Late2011OS10.13 , iPad Pro 10.5", iPhone 5s,
    What are your specs? What version of OSX you running and what Mac? More info might help us help you.

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    Member Since
    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    And I'd reboot the machine before you do a bunch of troubleshooting also.
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.

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