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Malware removal on a Mac Book Pro


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Hi, I just purchased a new Mac Book Pro. I'm excited for the fact that it will less likely to get infected with malwares; but just in case that happens in the future, I would like to know how can I deal with this problem; any help on this subject will be appreciated.
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Aside from a couple of easily avoided trojans, there is literally no other Malware for Mac at the moment. In those rare cases you encounter a trojan, there are readily available tutorials that advise you on how to remove it. Alternatively, you can down the free iAntiVirus or ClamXAV. For the most part, a little common sense (like only downloading programs from reputable sites) will keep your Mac running clean.

Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!
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Also, since this isn't a question or comment about the site itself, I'm moving it to the correct forum.

Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!
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Hi cwa107, Thanks for your instant reply, I'll keep these two programs in mind , just in case .
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You will likely forget those apps even exist by the time that something might actually require them. And they'll be dead and gone, would be my guess.
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