eDrive

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  1. charleecleland macrumors newbie

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    So I turned on my computer this morning and there was an icon sitting on my desktop that said eDrive ...I've never seen it before so i double-clicked to open it and saw that there was these folders inside it, one was "applications" i think, and another was "users", there were more folders but I didn't get a chance to see what they were because the eDrive icon I'd clicked on, automatically closed ...suspicious that this was a virus or something, i tried to find it again by using "find" in my mac options ...nothing turned up. I googled eDrive and found something about a USB chip (that couldn't be it, I havent had a USB in there for about a year or more) and a lot of information about cars.. -.-

    Does anybody know what eDrive is? Is it part of the mac technology and it's supposed to be there, or do I now have a virus or spyware on my computer?
     
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  3. charleecleland thread starter macrumors newbie

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    not that I'm aware of, but it's something apple has created? or is it a virus?
     
  4. Gregg2 macrumors 603

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    Neither. TTP is from Micromat, not Apple. It won't just appear on your computer without user input. It has to be installed by someone.
     
  5. charleecleland thread starter macrumors newbie

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    well do you know what it is? is a spyware program or anything?
     
  6. Weaselboy Moderator

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    It is not spyware at all. It is a feature of the app TechToolPro that installs an "eDrive" partition on your drive to be used for disk maintenance type tasks. If you have it either you or someone with access to your computer installed it as part of TechToolPro.

    Here is a discussion on the Apple support forums that describes how to remove the eDrive partition.
     
  7. charleecleland thread starter macrumors newbie

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    thankyou!! :d
     

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