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    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?

    Thanks,
    Tim

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    iMac 2010 27" QuadI7 OSX10.11, iMac 2008 OSX10.11, MBP Late2011OSX10.11 , iPad Air, iPhone 3GS
    What are your specs? What version of OSX you running and what Mac? More info might help us help you.

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    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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