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which AV?

by livingarief / August 19, 2006 7:01 AM PDT

hi,
i have a black macbook and it runs perfect so far. but it's a crazy world out there, do i still need an antivirus? just in case..
which one will u suggest?

i'm also curious about mac's update schedule. is it automated? do i have to set up anything or my mac will done it for me? i usually connect w/ internet every night.

thx guys.
i really appreciated all ur opinions.

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(NT) (NT) No you don't! Welcome to the wonder of Mac OS X.
by udayan71 / August 19, 2006 7:28 AM PDT
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If you feel you absolutely have to have one
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / August 19, 2006 10:50 AM PDT
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ClamavX is a good free program.

Currently there are no known viruses for Mac OS X in the wild.
That's zero, nada, none.

google for it


P

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too long w/ pc
by livingarief / August 19, 2006 4:27 PM PDT

haha, i'm so embarrased. my post earlier showed how much paranoiac i was about virus intrusion. i'm sorry. it's just that i've been too long hangin' round that PC thing. and the concept of turning computer on without AntiVirus is not familiar w/ me.
well then, thx God i made the switch. mostly because of u guys and the forum that encourage me to switch.

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(NT) (NT) Welcome to the Mac World
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / August 19, 2006 11:26 PM PDT
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