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billh58 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-29-09 05:26 PM
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46. Like a good haircut,
a repair job "well done" should not be apparent to others... ;-)
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  -Macs' low popularity keeps them safer from hacking and malware Renew Deal  Oct-27-09 09:14 AM   #0 
  - I'd recommend this 1,000 times, if I could  DavidDvorkin   Oct-27-09 09:18 AM   #1 
  - I"m not familiar with OS X's security but I am with Linux and  Gman   Oct-27-09 09:20 AM   #2 
  - Bingo! We have (most of) the answer only a few replies down from the OP...  FailureToCommunicate   Oct-27-09 09:58 PM   #31 
  - Mach and BSD, actually  Recursion   Oct-28-09 11:20 AM   #35 
  - Bang - bullseye.  wolfgangmo   Oct-29-09 11:56 AM   #43 
  - I would think that hacker types would feel challenged to attack Macs to prove a point...  NYC_SKP   Oct-27-09 09:20 AM   #3 
  - And here is the other point that put's all those "small market share" arguments to  FailureToCommunicate   Oct-27-09 10:01 PM   #32 
  - cutting to the bottom line: macs are more secure  onenote   Oct-27-09 09:22 AM   #4 
  - PC users worry and are wrecked by mal-ware,etc. a lot. Mac users: zippo. Whatever the reason  FailureToCommunicate   Oct-27-09 10:05 PM   #33 
  - A problem especially for people running 10+ year old Macs.  Billy Burnett   Oct-27-09 09:23 AM   #5 
  - Yes, I am posting on a mac from circa 2000 w 10.5. My windows machine from that year is long gone.  emulatorloo   Oct-27-09 01:04 PM   #13 
  - OS X on G3  jmodden   Oct-27-09 09:12 PM   #28 
     - My 233 G3 was born 2/18/98  jmodden   Oct-27-09 09:14 PM   #29 
  - Go easy on the Macheads, it's the only advantage they have left.  tridim   Oct-27-09 09:36 AM   #6 
  - They also still have their feelings of smug superiority  DavidDvorkin   Oct-27-09 09:52 AM   #7 
  - Weird, because your post is dripping with feelings of smug superiority  emulatorloo   Oct-27-09 01:01 PM   #12 
     - The Mac is a crappy tool  DavidDvorkin   Oct-27-09 01:23 PM   #15 
        - I still don't get your anger. Let people use and enjoy their "crappy tools" in peace.  emulatorloo   Oct-27-09 01:30 PM   #17 
  - Weird, because the Macbook Core 2 Duo is about the same price as the Sony Core 2 Duo at the Bestbuy  emulatorloo   Oct-27-09 01:15 PM   #14 
     - I don't buy retail boxes, I build my own  tridim   Oct-27-09 01:23 PM   #16 
        - Then recognize that you are comparing Apples to Oranges. Not everybody is a screw-driver jockey.  emulatorloo   Oct-27-09 01:31 PM   #18 
           - I'm comparing the entire PC market to the entire Apple market  tridim   Oct-27-09 01:33 PM   #19 
              - No -- like I said ON EDIT above, not every consumer is a screwdriver jockey or wants to be one.  emulatorloo   Oct-27-09 01:38 PM   #20 
                 - Doesn't matter, it's still a significant part of the market..  tridim   Oct-27-09 03:43 PM   #24 
                    - Micro- what?  wolfgangmo   Oct-29-09 10:20 AM   #42 
  - article seems illogical  central scrutinizer   Oct-27-09 10:29 AM   #8 
  - Mac inherited better security through a core Unix operating system.  harun   Oct-27-09 10:31 AM   #9 
  - This is a great debate for owning a Mac......  Grassy Knoll   Oct-27-09 11:18 AM   #10 
  - Same Here  Sherman A1   Oct-28-09 04:20 PM   #39 
  - Absolutely no proof given  TrogL   Oct-27-09 12:10 PM   #11 
  - Market share tells  billh58   Oct-27-09 01:46 PM   #21 
  - Vista basic works well for me...  wuvuj   Oct-29-09 08:11 AM   #41 
  - What a flame-bait thread.  4_TN_TITANS   Oct-27-09 03:07 PM   #22 
  - What a non-sequitur.  Renew Deal   Oct-27-09 03:20 PM   #23 
  - Misinformation  thesquanderer   Oct-27-09 05:00 PM   #25 
  - I guess windows would be ok if it didn't fail/break so much  era veteran   Oct-27-09 06:48 PM   #26 
  - i just don't care what computer one uses  mrs_p   Oct-27-09 07:10 PM   #27 
  - Oh let the preening and posturing continue...  Fearless   Oct-27-09 09:22 PM   #30 
  - Thank you for pointing this out! This argument drives me nuts!  jasmeel   Oct-28-09 07:46 AM   #34 
  - How 'bout a few facts?  magcat   Oct-28-09 01:14 PM   #36 
  - Those who argue  billh58   Oct-28-09 01:45 PM   #38 
     - tools  magcat   Oct-29-09 01:01 AM   #40 
        - The "tools"  billh58   Oct-29-09 01:50 PM   #44 
           - Thanks-I learned something  magcat   Oct-29-09 04:11 PM   #45 
              - Like a good haircut,  billh58   Oct-29-09 05:26 PM   #46 
  - Hackers can hack whatever they want... nothing to do with mac or pc  democratdoug   Oct-28-09 01:15 PM   #37 

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