How do I get rid of a virus I mistakingly got from a site called ''?

How do I get rid of a virus I mistakingly got from a site called ''?

Ru-tang wrote:
Ok then one last dumb layman's do I rid myself securely of mackeeper/cleanmymac/norton? Does my Mac have an uninstaller or do I just dump them securely into the trash from Applications in my finder?
How you remove an app depends on the app. There's no built-in uninstaller in Mac OS X. Apps that were purchased through the App Store can just be dragged to the trash. Apps that required an installer should also require an uninstaller, and that uninstaller should be provided by the developer. Apps that are installed just by dragging to the Applications folder are a bit of a gray area... they should be removable just by dragging them to the trash, but sometimes such apps will install things that run in the background and that need removing. You'd need to see if the developer has removal instructions or an uninstaller.
There are special cases, of course. MacKeeper, for example, requires an installer, but has no uninstaller. Instead, you just drag the app to the trash, and a component of MacKeeper will notice that and ask if you want to remove it.
To remove Norton, you need to run the original installer, which will offer to remove Norton if it's already installed. If you don't have that installer, you can re-download it or check with Symantec about an uninstaller.
As for CleanMyMac, here's what the developer has to say:
As a general rule, when dealing with apps from outside the App Store, you should always find out how an app is properly removed before installing it, as some apps from irresponsible developers may need - but not have - uninstallers. If an app doesn't have an easy removal process, you should think very carefully before installing.

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