New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus • Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts • Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Apps and Games Discussion of applications and games available for Mac OS X.

Weird problems with mac virus or coincidence?


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
smallthintiny

 
Member Since: Mar 11, 2009
Posts: 14
smallthintiny is on a distinguished road

smallthintiny is offline
Sometimes weird things happen when I am on my mac.

For example, when I am playing Diablo 2, it suddenty freezes and quits and tells me that the app needs to be relaunched.

okayyyyy

Recently, I had problems with my trash can. When I right click to empty it froze and I would have to "ctr-alt-delete" it to get it to unfreeze. The dock would just freeze in place and I couldn't click on anything.

At first I was afraid it was a virus, but then i read some of the threads and forums and I sort of convinced myself that it cant be since macs simply dont "get viruses"

But why would my trash can freeze randomly? I dunno. do you have any answers?

PS

the trash doesn't freeze on me anymore...it used to.
QUOTE Thanks
iPod Nano

 
iPod Nano's Avatar
 
Member Since: May 15, 2009
Posts: 1,094
iPod Nano is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: White MacBook. iLife '09. iWork '09. Mac OS X 10.6

iPod Nano is offline
Not a virus. There are none for mac.

Chris K.
QUOTE Thanks
Collin Bl

 
Collin Bl's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 07, 2009
Location: Napier NZ
Posts: 3,277
Collin Bl is a jewel in the roughCollin Bl is a jewel in the roughCollin Bl is a jewel in the rough
Mac Specs: 27 iMac i5, MBP 13 & iMac 20, 2TB dual TC, AppleTV, iPh4S

Collin Bl is offline
So what OS do u have and when did u do our last update? Difficult to give suggestions without knowing what you have done recently and if the same issue was around pre your last update.
QUOTE Thanks
smallthintiny

 
Member Since: Mar 11, 2009
Posts: 14
smallthintiny is on a distinguished road

smallthintiny is offline
running 10.5.6 and I had it at this patch for at least a month. the freezing thing happened last week

and I think that saying that macs cant get viruses is...well...stupid.

Anything can get a virus, they arent virus proof.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« iTunes emergency | Apple Mails slows my system »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Mac & PC on Wireless Network - Encryption Causes Problems phoenix8472 Internet, Networking, and Wireless 0 01-03-2009 08:30 AM
New Mac, Alarming Problems. eidolontubes Switcher Hangout 14 11-14-2007 12:30 PM
Virus on a mac berrill Switcher Hangout 10 07-03-2007 04:12 AM
Is Mac OS X really safer from virus attacks? Murlyn Apple Rumors and Reports 39 12-19-2006 11:42 PM
Mac Users Get More ISP Choices schweb Apple Rumors and Reports 1 03-06-2003 10:57 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:47 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?