PC Tools I anti virius

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Mr M5, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. Mr M5 macrumors regular

    Apr 24, 2011
    For some reason when I try to have this turn on and "protect my mac" it refuses to turn on.

    Anybody know why or how I can fix it?
  2. getz76 macrumors 6502a


    Jun 15, 2009
    Hell, AL
    Uninstall both programs and stop using them should fix the problem. No need for either to be installed. Just learn to be smart on the internets.
  3. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    You don't need any antivirus software to protect your Mac from malware. No viruses exist in the wild that can run on Mac OS X, and there never have been any, since it was released 10 years ago. The handful of trojans that exist can be easily avoided with some basic education, common sense and care in what software you install:
    I agree. The only effective method for complete app removal is manual deletion:
  4. Mr M5 thread starter macrumors regular

    Apr 24, 2011
    I don't want this to turn into a debate on if I need it or not. I did delete and reinstall the program but it still remains off. Any other ideas. Thanks for your assistance.
  5. snaky69 macrumors 603

    Mar 14, 2008
    Delete it and run another anti-virus if you truly feel the (currently useless) need to run anti-virus software on a mac.

    Try ClamXav.

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