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do you guys suggest getting an anti-virus app for a mac?

I won't be going on any bad sites. Just like google, youtube, dictionary.com, some forums that I have been on forever, and ebay.

If my Mac does happen to get a virus somehow, does OSX delete it or am i just screwed?

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There are no viruses for OS-X so you don't need it.

Mac is like a car, keep clean and up to date and it will give you many hours of good driving
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You only need a virus scanner if you are likely to share a large number of files with a computer running Windows.

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Well i will be transfering all my iTunes stuff to mac, and then every week I will be transferring video files from fraps, and I will probably have my ethernet cable unplugged from my windows pc and just do a flash drive.

SHould I still get one then?

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Nope

Waste of money - Buy a new magic mouse instead lol

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Waste of money - Buy a new magic mouse instead lol
That's also a waste of money


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If you want to get one then get one.

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Haha - Shoosh!

I still have my 24" iMac at home, its being picked up tongiht..

I'm throwing up weather to swap the magic mouse with the mighty lol

I do love the trackpad like scrolling but hate not having spaces!! Agh..


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