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Macbook All ram being used with no apps open

I recently was teaching this kid to program, and he wanted to teach me some things in screen flow, so he showed me where to get it, and I got part way through the installer, and then I quit it because ...
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Mac OSX - suspicious redirection of google.com in chrome

I'm doing some traveling and I recently had some weird/suspicious behavior in chrome for Mac OSX (10.6) using a motel wifi: When I went to www.google.com or searched in the chrome toolbar, it ...
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What is the risk of not running an anti virus on a Mac?

One of the family's computers is a Macbook Air, recently the virus subscription expired and my problem is to decide whether to renew/replace it. When the Mac was bought (2010), the anti virus program ...
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Is it possible to check Mac files for virus in a PC?

I have been on PC for almost 15 years :D and never touched a Mac (uncle bill will be angry on me!). A friend of mine asked me to get her something from torrents (somewhere you can find plenty of ...
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what is youtubeBRwatch.com.exe, reported as virus by Mac Norton Antivirus?

I am running Norton AntiVirus on my MacBook Pro with OSX 10.6.7. Today (26 May 2011) Norton reported that the computer was infected with virus "youtubeBRwatch.com.exe," which it had "safely ...
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Browser displays 'Apache is functioning normally' when I enter 'http://you/' in the location bar

I am on a Mac and when I enter http://you/ in the location bar, it displays 'Apache is functioning normally' no matter which browser (Safari, Firefox, Chrome) I am using. Is this normal? Or could it ...
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I may have a virus? email sent from my gmail to all my contacts [closed]

I have a mac and all my gmail contacts were apparently sent a link from my gmail account. I'm worried I have a virus, but I didn't think they had viruses on macs. What can I do? I sent out an email ...
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Why can't they write viruses for Mac computers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the top reasons Macs are much less likely to get viruses/worms/trojans? They always say that one of the most important advantages of Macs is that no viruses are ...
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What are the top reasons Macs are much less likely to get viruses/worms/trojans?

I ask in seriousness. Please do not post answers like, "because Windows sucks!" Why do Macs pretty much never get viruses/worms/trojans, in comparison to Windows? Is one reason the rwx permission ...