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New iMac, anti virus?


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Hey guys, I have had my new iMac for almost 3 weeks now and absolutely love it!

I was just wondering if it is worth getting an anti-virus for it (even it is a free one from the app store) or not and what your own personally opinions are?

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Please read through our Sticky post regarding AV software and firewall usage:

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As the article suggests if you fell you must, go with ClamXAV. Not many here use AV software and personally used none since the implementation of OS X over ten years ago now. There are no Mac OS X viruses.

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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