Windows for gammes only, not internet?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by ncook06, Jun 16, 2006.

  1. ncook06 macrumors regular

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    I would like to set aside about 15 GB of my Macbook's 80 GB hard drive to run Windows games, but I don't want to mess with virus protection.

    -I love games, but I am not very good, so I never play online anyway.
    -I use consoles for action and sports games, so my graphics are fine for the games I want to play.

    Question:
    Can I run windows and restrict it from the internet?
     
  2. 7on macrumors 601

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  3. hvfsl macrumors 68000

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    Just don't visit any websites using Internet Explorer/download illegal software and make sure the Windows firewall is on and you should be fine.

    You don't really need to bother disabling the internet IMO.
     
  4. ncook06 thread starter macrumors regular

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    So with SP2 I don't need to install any extra virus protection?
     
  5. Dont Hurt Me macrumors 603

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    Only if you are crazy, you going to run windows you better have something. Thats my 2 cents.
     
  6. homerjward macrumors 68030

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    i must agree with DontHurtMe if you're online you'll need SOMETHING (if you want free try avast antivirus and spybot) but it's completely unnecessary if you're not online.
     
  7. velocityg4 macrumors 68040

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  8. linkboy macrumors member

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    I wouldn't be to sure, those don't offer 100% protection.
     
  9. Steph21 macrumors newbie

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    lmfao u right but u better with it than without
     

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