If I had malware would updating OS X get rid of it??

Discussion in 'OS X Yosemite (10.10)' started by Luba, Apr 12, 2015.

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    I know if the OS X update targets a particular malware the update would get rid of it, but what about unforeseen malware? Is installing an update almost like doing a clean install wiping clean the OS? Perhaps an update does a partial "cleaning" of the OS??
     
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