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Neither does Apple.
Apparently you never saw those mac commercials, with the mac guy and the pc guy. Where the pc guys would get a virus and mac would say Oh I don't have that problem. Oh wait, you never saw that huge marketing campaign.


OH right!
post #62 of 143
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Apparently you never saw those mac commercials, with the mac guy and the pc guy. Where the pc guys would get a virus and mac would say Oh I don't have that problem. Oh wait, you never saw that huge marketing campaign.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3Z386vXrt4

OH right!
Didn't they stop that campaign ages ago?
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post #63 of 143
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Apparently you never saw those mac commercials, with the mac guy and the pc guy. Where the pc guys would get a virus and mac would say Oh I don't have that problem. Oh wait, you never saw that huge marketing campaign.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3Z386vXrt4

OH right!
Thank you for proving my point. That video was mostly based on facts. It said that there were 114k viruses for PCs, which was not the case for Macs. At no point was it ever stated that Macs do not get viruses. Please keep myths and rumours to the rumour mill.
    
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post #64 of 143
Nah those commercials were on recently, they still have them on and randomizer, quit being such a fan boy and saying that. Macs made the claim they didn't get viruses, they always have but they didn't make a big deal about it ever so it wasn't well known. Pc is by far the more popular platform so programmers that made viruses played into that and for the most part left macs alone.
post #65 of 143
Macdefender?

It's an app you can get from iTunes!
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Nah those commercials were on recently
I know they were. I specifically recall the one you posted from when it was on TV. I actually like the Apple ads, and I also enjoy watching people get ridiculously offended by them for no real reason other than blind hatred. I wish Microsoft were capable of creating ads that were at least mildly amusing, rather than something as boring as an ad for life insurance.

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quit being such a fan boy and saying that
Ad hominem attacks are the poorest excuse for an argument. Please don't accuse me of being an Apple fanboy when I:

1) Don't use Macs.
2) Don't like Apple as a company.
3) Don't like most of Apple's software products.

However, I don't go around parroting myths about Apple just because I don't like them.
    
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so much for "MACs don't get viruses"
Is that a feature they brag about? They're just as prone to attacks.
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I know they were. I specifically recall the one you posted from when it was on TV. I actually like the Apple ads, and I also enjoy watching people get ridiculously offended by them for no real reason other than blind hatred. I wish Microsoft were capable of creating ads that were at least mildly amusing, rather than something as boring as an ad for life insurance.



Ad hominem attacks are the poorest excuse for an argument. Please don't accuse me of being an Apple fanboy when I:

1) Don't use Macs.
2) Don't like Apple as a company.
3) Don't like most of Apple's software products.

However, I don't go around parroting myths about Apple just because I don't like them.
Not an apple fanboy, but an apple white knight!
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So much Apple hate. Sad. Even pathetic?
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if you read about how they are supposed to respond its absurd! dont acknowledge its installed? what the heck! do not escalate to tier 2? listen apple you made a 1 stop computer/OS/all programs you will ever need, and you expect your cult followers to go anywhere but to you for a problem with it? if your going to push a product and limit it so much that you are almost the only one that can support/do anything with it then you better damn well be ready to take the heat when theirs a problem with it.... dunski with my rantski
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