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Old Jan 13, 2013, 04:14 PM   #1
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Look what I found in Best Buy

I cringed.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 04:26 PM   #2
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Not as cringe worth as the books I have been seeing on eBay:



Ironically my signature says Have You Hugged Your Mac Today?

I can't find the other one, but it had a few chapters on virus protection for OS 7 and onwards.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 04:48 PM   #3
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I'm missing something here. What's cringeworthy?
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 04:48 PM   #4
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 04:50 PM   #5
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Must be Mackeeper or Norton.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 04:51 PM   #6
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What's wrong with selling Mackeeper?
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 05:01 PM   #7
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What's wrong with selling Mackeeper?
I'm wondering the same thing.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 05:22 PM   #8
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I have at admit I don't get it either.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 05:25 PM   #9
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Mackeeper is basically malware.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 05:45 PM   #10
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I know many people have had many issues with it but calling it maleware seems strong. Apple even sells a version of it so you can't rip Best Buy without ripping Apple.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 06:25 PM   #11
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I know many people have had many issues with it but calling it maleware seems strong. Apple even sells a version of it so you can't rip Best Buy without ripping Apple.
The reviews at the bottom of that page are not the best.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 06:29 PM   #12
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The reviews at the bottom of that page are not the best.
As I said, many people have had many problems with it. I'd expect the rules to be bad. I just doubt Apple is selling malware.
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Referring to it as malware is called exaggeration for effect. It ties into the system like AOL used to root around windows.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 09:38 PM   #14
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I just doubt Apple is selling malware.
Well they do sell the iPhone.
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Well they do sell the iPhone.
Non-sequitur?
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Old Jan 14, 2013, 01:04 AM   #16
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Look up mac keeper and it comes up as malware
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MacKeeper and Norton are both Crap, avoid like the plague.
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Old Jan 14, 2013, 11:15 AM   #18
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Mackeeper is basically malware.
MacKeeper isn't technically malware. It's more like UselessWare and potentially ProblemWare. Avoidance of it and similar apps is highly recommended.
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