antivirus and anti spyware with bootcamp...

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by macme29, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. macme29 macrumors newbie

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    i just ran bootcamp and installed windows xp. my question is, do i need to install an antivirus and antispyware program on my windows partition?
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Absolutely! While there are no known viruses that affect Mac OS X, Windows is buried with 'em!
     
  3. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    If you want to be able to use it after a month.
     
  4. macme29 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    lol...i would love o use it after a month. wut do u guys suggest i get?
     
  5. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    AVG Free. That's what I used when I had XP and Vista.
     
  6. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    A good free AV for Windows is AVG. A good free firewall is Comodo.
     

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