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Old 08-13-2003, 02:03 AM   #21 (permalink)
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i've heard alot about Mac OS being unstable, so why buy a mac? i would definetly buy one as a secondary PC but i would have to have a good PC first
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Once again I'll have to say YES!!!

Just refer to this thread( http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=5028 ) for any further info regarding my decision....
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i've heard alot about Mac OS being unstable, so why buy a mac?
where the hell did you hear that?
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Old 08-13-2003, 03:31 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I Voted "Sure Is" Why..you ask?? Because MAC's only have a few programs that run on them!! Hahahaha. Ever go into a computer store..and look at the Windows supported section..and then the MAC's....laughable.
Yeah, that's what most PC users think.

But go wander through the aisles of PC software and read the fine print on the boxes. Many, if not most, of them report that they are for Macs as well.

Hybrid disks, doncha know.
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nice first post...
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Old 08-14-2003, 12:04 AM   #26 (permalink)
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i've heard alot about Mac OS being unstable, so why buy a mac? i would definetly buy one as a secondary PC but i would have to have a good PC first

Um... I think the keywords here are "I've heard." And, you aren't making much sense to me as to what you would do.

would you... Buy a Mac and then a pc? or buy two Macs, one better than the other, or would you buy a pc and then a Mac, or would you buy a bad pc and then a somewhat better pc?

And I have a feeling, your post is here just because you are trying to prove your point that pc's are better than Macs. A point, I might add, not worth fighting for.


BTW: sonjay, I like the way you think!
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and an even bigger issue is the amount of VIRUSES that people have created. the MAJORITY of them (probbably about 90%) are designed to target PC's
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Apokalipse is correct. The only virus that caused the most damage to Macs, was a Microsoft issued virus in the mid nineties. All current Macs are now immune to this virus and many many more. I had loaded a virus last year from a CD-Rom i got in some cereal. The virus was intended to work on the Mac OS, but it didn't. It did however replicate itself so many times that it got annoying, but a quick run of Disk First Aide, and it was gone for good. I've never had to worry about getting a virus on my Mac. That's one of the MAIN reasons why I bought it. No trouble shooting.
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my friend told me that there is a type of virus that can PHYSICALLY destroy your hard drive, not just format it or anything. i think it screws around with the magnetic particles in the disk platter until they have lost all their magnetic 'powers' or something
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just one question, who voted "hell no" anyway?
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