How to keep clean an imac?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by umpa lumpa, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. umpa lumpa macrumors newbie

    Feb 13, 2010
    I kind a new to mac, and i got questions about keeping my mac clean as possible as it can be..

    so the question is, i am downloading a lot of stuff (movies and music) from rapidshare and other file-hosting sites. Do i need a virus scanner or smthing like clean my mac ?? :confused:

    is it ok from downloading and not getting anything from them (trojans..etc)

    just need an advice..

    thanks a lot :)
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    You certainly need to be careful what you download and install. Pirated software is a frequent source of trojans. Be very careful before entering your admin password.

    Mac Virus/Malware Info

    One app that I would not recommend, based on the number of complaints that have been posted in this forum and elsewhere, is CleanMyMac. As an example: CleanMyMac cleaned too much

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