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    sorry, one more newbie question
    Should I install an antivirus program or firewall on my new ibook when I get it? If so, can you recommend any? Any freeware ones?

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    Member Since
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    Hamilton College
    20" iMac C2D 2.16ghz, 13" MacBook 2.0ghz, 60gb iPod vid, 1gb nano
    OS X has a built in firewall (System Preferences -> Sharing)

    You only need a virus program if you are connected to a windows network. There are no viruses for Macs but you can still pass them along to windows computers on the network
    Don't forget to use the new User Reputation System

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    Mar 09, 2004
    Miami FL
    G4 1Ghz OS X 10.4.7
    You don't need anything third party unless you need to network to windows computers. Open system preferences, sharing and turn on the Mac firewall. That's all you need. I recommend NOT using Norton

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