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It looks like my imac is beeing attacked. The latest one. A…

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It looks like my imac is beeing attacked

Technician's Assistant: What Operating System (OS) are you running on your iMac?

The latest one

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been going on with your iMac? What have you tried so far?

A few minutes.

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mac Expert to know before I connect you?

Not that i can think of../ would a phone call be better?

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Mac
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