How do I undo this?

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Hey everyone,
I bought my first Mac a week ago. So far I love it! This weekend, I was downloading some software via a certain site. I was told Macs are MUCH tougher to break than PCs are. After I downloaded the program, I was told to run a key logger via terminal to run the program. Here is what I did:

1) Open Terminal
2) Type in “chmod +x” HIT SPACE, then drag the keygen file in, “hit RETURN”
3)Now the file should be in EXEC format.
4)Drag the file in to the terminal again, without typing anything else. “HIT RETURN”
5) Copy the serial that appears.

My mac has been running a little slower since doing this. I deleted the application and the file that installs it. Do I need to undo the commands I've entered into the terminal now? Any advice would be much appreciated.
 

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Can you tell us a bit more about the program you installed? Personally I am always a bit nervous about installing anything that requires a key logger even on a Mac.

BTW just out of curiosity why were you installing such software.
 

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What kind of "keygen" file were you dragging into terminal? It sounds like you were trying to generate a key to use a program that may have been illegally downloaded. You stated above that a serial number would appear. If that's what you're trying to do, we're through here. And I suggest you read our guidelines which you can find in my signature line.
 

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Why do you need to install a key logger? Something is a little shady here.

"chmod +x" makes a file executable and this only applies to the file specified (the one you dragged in). If you deleted that file, then that's not the issue.

What did you install?
 
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