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    what is best MAC anitvirus?
    OK, I have an Imac, I love that thing, but I want antivirus software. Which is the best? I have the new OS Leopard. Thanks. Sam

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    Read this thread and you will get a lot of information. Hope that answers all your questions.

    http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23835

    Also please do not post the same message twice.

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    There is no need for half of your Hard Drive to have anti-virus software on.

    Macs arnt prone to viruses.....

    unlike Windows haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by MadChild View Post
    Macs arnt prone to viruses.....
    yet.

    But that's not the only reason to have an AV program. If you are on a mixed network with Windows computers, you can also pass a virus on to the rest of the network eve if it does't infect your Mac.
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    Quote Originally Posted by schweb View Post
    yet.

    But that's not the only reason to have an AV program. If you are on a mixed network with Windows computers, you can also pass a virus on to the rest of the network eve if it does't infect your Mac.
    I have had this very thing happen more than a few times downloading files on the Mac to test on the PC.

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