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    T_O_P12's Avatar
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    Sep 13, 2009
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Just bought a new iMac and I am pumped but i don't want to mess it up, I watch a lot of tv shows online, from HBO, Showtime ... and I have always used my pc and would sometimes get a virus warning from some of the sites I find to watch things because they are not legit, should I get a virus protection program for my mac? if so, any recommendations? Thanks!

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    TattooedMac's Avatar
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    May 19, 2009
    Waiting for a mate . . .
    None what so ever mate. There was a trojan going around in a iWork 09 Torrent but as of now save your money as you wont need it. No known viruses or such for our beloved  products .....

    EDIT : if you are worried or not quite sure there is a freeware app called iAntivirus that you can get HERE if you really think you need it ....
    Dont forget to use the Reputation System if someone has helped you out !!!
    Arguing with a zealot is only slightly easier than tunneling through a mountain with your forehead!!!!!
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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    And don't let the date of the FAQ fool you. Everything you need to know to make an educated decision as to whether you want an a/v product is in the first post.
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.

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    Dec 20, 2006
    Lake Mary, Florida
    NOTE: Thread moved to appropriate forum. Not just anything goes in Anything Goes
    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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