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3480 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Oct 4, 2010 11:20 AM by Klaus1
Currently Being ModeratedOct 4, 2010 9:55 AM (in response to pooper)Not a virus - there are NONE that can affect Apple OS X, but maybe malware, for which Facebook, Twitter etc are common sources.
Unless you actually installed something after using your root password you have come to no harm!20" 2.1GHz iSight iMac G5,, Mac OS X (10.5.8), iLife 9 but iMovie 6, QTPro 7.6.6, Safari 5.0.2
Currently Being ModeratedOct 4, 2010 9:58 AM (in response to pooper)"And now I hear it's a virus"
There are no known viruses for OS X *yet.*
"Did I ingest something? Is there a way to tell...?"
Unknown. Download ClamXav which can be found on Cnet Mac Software & MacUpdate download sites. The utility is free.
Why haven't you updated to OS 10.4.11 & downloaded all the other stuff available through Software Update?
!http://i50.tinypic.com/izvwo1.gif!G5 20' iMac w/iSight/Remote, 2.5GB RAM, 250GB HD, Mac OS X (10.4.11), "Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference."
Currently Being ModeratedOct 4, 2010 11:20 AM (in response to pooper)The last and final version of Tiger is 10.4.11.
Your signature shows you as using 10.4.1.
Which makes it confusing for the rest of us trying to offer advice!20" 2.1GHz iSight iMac G5,, Mac OS X (10.5.8), iLife 9 but iMovie 6, QTPro 7.6.6, Safari 5.0.2