Windows for gammes only, not internet?

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

  1. ncook06
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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?
     
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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
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    So with SP2 I don't need to install any extra virus protection?
     
  5. Dont Hurt Me
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    Only if you are crazy, you going to run windows you better have something. Thats my 2 cents.
     
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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.
     
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    I wouldn't be to sure, those don't offer 100% protection.
     
  10. Steph21
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    lmfao u right but u better with it than without
     

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