Is Going Into Sudo Safe in this Situation?

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    70sheet New Member

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    Hi,

    I have a file that won't close, and I'm concerned I accidentally downloaded a virus. When I tried to do rm through Terminal, I got the line "override rw-r--r-- [my name]/staff for [file path]," and the file is still there. Is it safe to go into Sudo mode to try to override this? If unsure, is there some way I can check the file?

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    Cory Cooper Moderator

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    Is this related to your other post regarding Soundflower?

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    Yes--hope that's okay, I figured that it was a slightly different question.
     
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    Cory Cooper Moderator

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    Yes, it's more than OK. Just didn't want it to be the same issue.

    What is the file that will not close?

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