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Do not install MacKeeper on your computer.

Apparently, this is your 1st Mac. Recommend you quit looking for "stuff" to install. This ain't Windows.

About the only thing you may want if you frequent flash websites is FlashPlayer.
 

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No to mac defender, macKeeper, CleanMyMac, basically everything. You don't need antivirus.

You may need Flash, get it from Adobe, no where else.
You may want Onyx, it's free and it's the only cleaning utility we recommend here.
You may want/need adblock, ghostery and adwaremedic to get rid of unwanted popup ads, particularly if you make the mistake of downloading anything from Softonic, Downloads.com or CNET.
 
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I say again:

No to mac defender, macKeeper, CleanMyMac, basically everything. You don't need antivirus.

You may need Flash, get it from Adobe, no where else.
You may want Onyx, it's free and it's the only cleaning utility we recommend here.
You may want/need adblock, ghostery and adwaremedic to get rid of unwanted popup ads, particularly if you make the mistake of downloading anything from Softonic, Downloads.com or CNET.
 

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What about tuneupmymac?

What in the world are you searching for?? Instead of naming a bunch of "crap-ware" apps…and asking…"Is this safe…Is this safe…Is this safe?"

Why not just tell us what you are trying to do…and then maybe we can help.:)

- Nick
 
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honestly i have no anti virus and anti security crap have had no issues on my mac ever stop thinking windows windows needs antivirus because of microsoft's shoty code and the malware that exploits it
 

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Have you been paying attention to anything anyone has advised you? If you're not going to accept advice, we'll close this thread and you can download and install whatever you wish.
 
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my problem was the ads. I got adblock to solve the problem. I was trying to find info about macs on macworld and macworld has mackeeper ads.
 

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There must be something wrong with my mac. These ads are telling me!

If you're not going to let us know what the problem or goal is (so we can help you). Then I'm going to have to assume that you're trolling…and close the thread.

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my problem was the ads. I got adblock to solve the problem. I was trying to find info about macs on macworld and macworld has mackeeper ads.
Yeah, and you'll occasionally see them here, too. The fact that ads for Mac crapware show up on Mac websites doesn't mean any endorsement from the site, just that the ad agencies who pay for the space run what they can sell in the space. Happens everywhere in the internet these days.

Bottom line. You don't need anything to run OS X. It's not Windows. It doesn't get viruses, doesn't need cleaning (much) and pretty well takes care of itself. Just relax and enjoy your machine. Onyx and Adware pretty much cover everything.
 

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Unless you know what you're doing…I would advise only pushing the "automation" button.

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If I get Onyx, can I push EVERY button?


You're joking right, or can you not read the ReadMe files or follow directions or use the Help option?

Or are you just trolling and spoofing here??

I'm sensing the latter!! :Not-Amused:
 

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