Thread: Viruses in Bootcamp
09-21-2006, 06:34 PM #1krnk123GuestViruses in Bootcamp
is it true that macs can get viruses when using bootcamp?
09-21-2006, 06:37 PM #2
- Member Since
- Feb 22, 2006
- Bristol, UK
- MBP, 2.0Ghz, 2GB RAM, 120GB HDD, 1991 Powerbook 100, Gen 2 Nano, Gen 1 Touch
If you are using Windows, it doesn't matter whether its on a mac or a PC, you are subject to malware/viruses/trojans... the whole nine yards.
It should, however, only affect your Windows partition.Oh...and only pretty girls use Macs...
09-21-2006, 09:29 PM #3LoganGuestOriginally Posted by krnk123
(That's my analogy of Windows btw, think about it.. It has so many programs it runs, and it uses constantly, it constantly contracts diseases !)
A macintosh is hardware. If it's running windows, it can get any virus written for windows. If it's running OS X, it can get any virus written for OS X. This is why if you use windows on mac, you should lock it down tighter than heck (honestly don't even surf the net with it if you want to be paranoid about the fact) and relax onnly when you're in OS X.
09-24-2006, 02:33 AM #4krnk123Guest
oh ok thanks
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By henryo11 in forum OS X - Apps and GamesReplies: 3Last Post: 11-23-2009, 12:01 AM
By aaronk_000 in forum OS X - Operating SystemReplies: 6Last Post: 05-06-2007, 10:24 PM
By eric4321 in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your MacReplies: 7Last Post: 08-29-2006, 12:35 PM
By tw0k1ngs in forum Apple NotebooksReplies: 12Last Post: 05-24-2006, 03:59 PM
By dziner in forum OS X - Operating SystemReplies: 8Last Post: 09-04-2003, 09:35 PM