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  1. #1

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    Jan 22, 2007
    Symantec Anti Virus - Does it detect Mac Viruses, Windows Viruses or both?
    I was wondering if anyone out there knew if Symantec Anti Virus detects viruses that only affect Macs or if it detects viruses for windows as well?
    Mine found a few, and was wondering since I haven't noticed anything go wrong with my MacBook.

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    Dec 03, 2006
    Irvine, CA
    Black Macbook C2D 2GHz 3GB RAM 250GB HD iPhone 4 iPad 3G
    Since there aren't any Mac viruses, I would imagine it finds primarily Windows viruses.

    June 2007
    July 2009

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    harryb2448's Avatar
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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB Blade Drive, OS X.13.4
    And only Windows. Have a read of this for your well being:-

    Mac OS X anti-virus software: More trouble than it's worth? | MacFixIt - CNET Reviews

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    Jaygray's Avatar
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    Mar 04, 2008
    Unibody MacBook Pro 2.26, 4gb RAM, 500gb HD
    The software companies have done a remarkable job of creating and marketing a product that is simply unnecessary.

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