Whitesmoke virus?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by colintrax, Mar 13, 2012.

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  1. colintrax macrumors newbie

    Aug 31, 2011
    Hi, well I've been trying to install a pirated copy of windows or get a pirated key to make my xp work but I managed to get a virus on the mac partition in doing so... not to mention putting the final nail in the coffin for trying to illegally download windows. (btw windows, I woulda bought 7 if you still had it for $30 for students :mad: )
    Now the question is, how do I remove this virus? I went ahead and deleted my cache and history, am I good now?
    Thanks, Colin
  2. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
    Mac Virus/Malware Info by GGJstudios
    The above F.A.Q. includes the following topics:
    • Malware terminology - What is the difference between viruses, worms, and Trojans?
    • Antivirus apps
    • What security steps should I take?
    • What about sending files to Windows users?
    • Why am I being redirected to other sites?
    • Recent threats in the news

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