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HT4651 how do I do a scan for viruses

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Nov 16, 2012 11:09 AM

I clicked on a link in an email from someone I knew.  Turns out it wasn't from that person.  Now when I go on google, the computer downloads.  I clear the download history.  I would like to know how to scan to see if I have contracted a computer virus, and clean it up.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • Austin Kinsella1 Level 6 Level 6 (11,505 points)
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    Nov 16, 2012 11:43 AM (in response to TDLD)

    What does it download?

     

    If you have applied the latest security updates it is most unlikely that you have picked up any sort of malware that is affecting your computer.

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