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DoubleMcLovin
November 5th, 2008, 03:18 AM
So heres a scenario I would like to try, I have a mac that I believe may be infected by a rootkit or malware because every time I try and run the anti virus on it, the program crashes and other strange things occur. So I know its possible to boot a live disk and scan for windows viruses but has anyone had success scanning for mac viruses? i know they operate a lot differently.

Nano Geek
November 5th, 2008, 11:27 PM
I don't know if a program like that exists.
Have you googled it yet?

handydan918
November 5th, 2008, 11:32 PM
I'm not sure I've heard of a Mac virus, in fact. i know there have been a few "in-the-wild" exploits, but not proper viruses.