OS X :: Do Apple Computers Need Antivirus Software

Mar 21, 2009

I'm new to Apple and have heard that they don't get viruses and therefore don't need AV software, is this true?

What are the experts opinions and advice?

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OS X :: Apple Once Again Recommends Antivirus Software

Jun 10, 2009

It looks like Apple has again recommended that Mac OS X users install antivirus software. They do it in the Snow Leopard security page as described below: Apple recognizes virus and malware threat to Mac OS X and once again recommends antivirus software? I don't know what's going on with Apple when it comes to antivirus. They recommend it then backtrack. Now it shows up again with Snow Leopard. It's surely gonna open up the debate as to why Apple has posted the recommendation yet again.

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Intel Mac :: Choosing The Free Antivirus Software From The Apple Store?

Apr 6, 2012

which free antivirus software to choose from the apple-store? VirusBarrier or ClamXav.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.6)

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OS X :: Get Apple Computers Repaired After Applecare Run Out?

Oct 8, 2010

How and where do you get Apple Computers repaired after Applecare has run out, and what sort of costs would be involved. Only asking because I have equipment that it has run out on and the wife wants the box/boxes gotten rid off....

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MacBook Pro :: How Does Apple Customize Their Computers

Jul 19, 2009

I read a few posts that gave me the vibe that Apple basically rolls out a bunch of stuff with the same configuration, and when someone wants a machine with more horsepower, they take one of these out the stock components and put in the higher end stuff. Is this true?

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: How To Keep Many Apple Computers Updated

Mar 28, 2012

As time passed, we have many, many computers around our institution. At some point, users were able to update their individual software without admin assistants. However, we have changed the policy, and users can't do this anymore. Therefore, is there an easy way to push updates to multiple apple computers? The apps that need to be updated include:

1. Apple OS

2. Individual Applications

3. Apple Firmware

If you could list what product works best, and if Apple does have a in-house solution.

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OS X Mavericks :: All Apple Computers Not Appearing In Share

Sep 11, 2014

I have three apple computers at home, my desktop (iMac-27), my wife's desktop (iMac-20), and my Mac Mini. 

I have a Macbook Pro. 

In finder, I only see the two iMacs.  The MacMini does not appear, but I do recall that it appeared on my MBP previously. 

OS X Mavericks (10.9)

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Intel Mac :: Have Three Different Apple Computers But Can Only Locate Mac Mini Package?

Mar 23, 2012

I have 3 different Apple computers, I can only locate a Mac Mini package because the disks came ina gray package . Where might I find an Apple Hardware Test?Lost my Bluetooth

2.66G 24" iMac; 1.8G MacMini; Apple TV; iPod 3.1 Touch G1 & G2; Airport Express, Mac OS X (10.5.5), Vista & eeePC laptops

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App Store :: Can Purchase Lion 2 Copies For The Two Computers That Own Using The Same Apple ID

Mar 26, 2012

I have two computers that I wish to purchase Lion for.  Can this be done under a single AppleID?This is in a corporate environment?  I need to upgrade two computers from Snow Leopard to Lion.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Pro :: Fix For New Virus That Hit Apple Computers Called Flashback?

Apr 6, 2012

Is there a fix for the new virus that hit apple computers called "FLASHBACK"?

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MacBook :: Guard Against Virus Now Known To Attack Some Apple Computers?

Jun 3, 2012

Anyone know how to guard against the virus now known to attack some Apple computers?

Info:MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8)

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App Store :: Buy Multiple Licenses Of Apple Software To Be Installed In Other Computers?

Jun 25, 2012

How can I buy multiple licenses of Apple software to be installed in other computers?I need to buy 20Final Cut, 20 Motion and 20 Compresso

Info:Final Cut Pro X, Mac OS X (10.4.10)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Apple Computers: Black Screen Or Unresponsive Mini DisplayPort Display After Sleep?

Apr 17, 2012

Only way to recover is hard restart.  Just downloaded Lion two weeks ago - problem started shortly after. 

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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ICloud :: Setup It Onto Computers And Now Cannot Connect IPhone To Computers?

May 12, 2012

I set up the icloud on to my computers, now I cannot connect my iphone to my computers, I get a err message saying it is drawing to much power from my computers, whats up?I didn't have this problem before and  it is on both my imac and my macbook.

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OS X :: How To Run Antivirus From Usb Key

Dec 25, 2010

I'm running Windows XP Pro on a Macbook Pro.

I need to run an antivirus from a usb key before Windows XP Pro loads, but since there's no BIOS I'm not sure how to do this. Can anyone provide the steps to tell the Macbook Pro to look for the usb key prior to initiating the boot sequence?

I tried holding down the option key while booting, but the key isn't recognized.

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OS X :: Using Antivirus With Mac?

Jul 30, 2009

New to mac, I have been a pc user for years and bought alot of anti-virus software to protect my pc's from virus's. Now that I have A mac what should I worry about as far as virus's go? what is the best anti-virus software out there for mac's and is it needed?

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OS X :: Finding Best Antivirus?

Feb 24, 2009

I'm new to Macs and was wondering about virus protection. I've heard I don't need any but sometimes when I'm logging into MySpace I get a warning about potential virus threats and some sort of scanning system starts up. I managed to get this url from it. liteantimalwarescan.com

Is this something I need to worry about? Is it a virus and do I need virus protection?

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OS X :: Run Antivirus On T Mode?

Aug 10, 2009

I have 2 MBPs. One has Intego suite and other other will get Norton Internet Security for Mac in next 30 minutes.

The intego one has a suspect malware. Instead of uninstalling the Intego and installing the Norton, I was wondering if I could install Norton on the clean Machine and then boot Intego machine by pressing T like in transfer mode when you set up a new mac.

Once the HD of Intego Machine is visible, could I run the norton from the other machine on the HD of the intego by right clicking it and say scan for virus etc..

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OS X :: Antivirus Software Is Not Necessary On Mac - Why?

Oct 13, 2009

I'm new convert and LOVE my MacBook Air. There is something, however, that keeps me up at night. VIRUSES/SPYWARE/WORMS, etc. I've read some posts here and what I'm getting is that an Anti-Virus program is not necessary on my Mac. I do have Norton AntiVirus 10.2. Is that enough? What about firewalls, spyware, etc. After years on a PC, I'm addicted to these things. Should I upgrade to Norton Internet Security?

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MacBook Pro :: What Is Best Antivirus

Mar 6, 2012

I have Trend Micro Titanium right now and it seems to be doing a good job, like the guy at the store reccomended but I want ultimate security...Any imput on what is the best software for cleaning and keeping my mac clean?

Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Intel Mac :: Getting Best Antivirus For It?

May 25, 2012

What would be a good antivirus program that is reliable?

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Intel Mac :: Does It Come With Antivirus

Jun 21, 2012

Does my iMac — purchased within the last two months with Version 10.7.3 — come with antivirus? I can't find it on my system. If not, what's the best antivirus to get? Where do I find it?

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MacBook Pro :: What Is The Best Antivirus For It

Jul 2, 2012

I would like to know what is the current best FREE and PAID antivirus out there the MacBook Pro

MacBook Pro with Retina display

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Software :: Finding Antivirus For Mac?

Jan 7, 2007

I am new to the macworld and realize that one of the perks to having a mac is much less risk to viruses, spyware, etc. I have heard, however, that this does not necessarily mean one shouldn't invest in an anti-virus application. I am wondering if mac users typically invest in one. It might help me make the decision whether i should.

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OS X :: Finding Best Antivirus Program?

Nov 26, 2010

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I'm used to using pcs and I'm about to get a MacBook. If I do want to Download an antivirus program what would you recommend? What else can I do from preventing getting viruses?

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MacBook Pro :: Do I Need Antivirus While Using Parallels On My Mac

Jan 3, 2011

I got Parallels for Christmas and loaded Windows on the virtual machine. Should I worry about Anti-Virus software on it? Will anything that Windows gets affect the Mac's OS? (I wouldn't think so)

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OS X :: Viruses / Antivirus For Mac - Useful Or Useless?

Feb 15, 2009

so lately after switching from windows to mac i've been suffering from Virus paranoia, running scan after scan every day on my pc. now i ask myself, should i have an antivirus for mac?i realize there are only trojans for mac and you have to type in your password to get them but should we run antivirus software as good cititzens? to protect windows users? to stop the spread of viruses? Voice your opinions and what antivirus is best for mac and if we even need one.

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IMac :: Is Antivirus Necessary With System

Apr 3, 2009

Is it true that antivirus software is not really needed with a Mac? I do not do pron sites but do go to TPB some but mostly for videos but not apps.

So, if I need AV, what are the good (cheap) ones? What about spyware/malware?

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OS X :: How To Know That Antivirus Software Are Safe

Jun 21, 2009

After reading and posting about the CS4 trojans and iWork Torjans, it made me think. How do we know all these AV softwares are safe? I mean especially if the claims about that intergo or whatever, how do we know there not deliberately releasing trojans just to boost sales? Or steal our personal info? Do we really know what our AV softwares are doing? I know I let mine scan in the background and I don't even think about it unless it notifies me of a problem.

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OS X :: Does Anyone Use Extra Antivirus Software

Jan 10, 2010

I was wondering as I read Macs have to have virus' downloaded and wondered if the built in Firewall is enough. If so what do you recommend?

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