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I have a virus/trojan that's still lingering after formatting my macbook twice!

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May 6, 2011 6:04 PM

Hi, so i downloaded parallels and now I have some kind of virus that's hiding somewhere in my macbook. i've erased my entire hard drive twice. Once where it's just the 'macintosh' partition and the other is the entire thing. it seems that this is only restoring it to factory settings because the virus is still causing a fake mackeeper advertisement pop up to keep appearing. i've tried using things like clamXav to try and find the problem but it looks as though this is pretty deeply rooted. i've also had a look into login items and there's only itunes helper. i'll take a screenshot of the pop up and put it in here ASAP.

 

-thanks.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.7)

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