Does AVG work on an Apple Mac?

  pj123 12:22 PM 11 Aug 03
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My friend in France has an apple mac and has just sent me a virus. It is "mimail" it sends to all in the address book advising that your email account is about to expire. AVG picked it up on my PC and stopped it. But he has downloaded AVG on my recommendation but it won't run?
If it doesn't run on a mac is there a free antivirus programme out there that does? Thank you.

  Djohn 12:32 PM 11 Aug 03

click here No sorry Pete, does not work with Mac's. J.

  pj123 12:48 PM 11 Aug 03

Thanks for that John. So now we are looking for one that does work with a mac. I have a german friend who has a mac, maybe I should contact him and see what he has?

  pj123 23:27 PM 12 Aug 03

So, nobody on the PC Forum using and Apple Mac then?

  Gaz 25 23:32 PM 12 Aug 03

Looks not, see it is PC advisor after all.

How about Mac users website if you need help or info on your Mac.

Symantec do Mac AV,

  Djohn 23:36 PM 12 Aug 03

Hi Pete, think there are a few users of Mac's in the forum, but they don't use AVG. j.

  Belatucadrus 00:01 AM 13 Aug 03

I can't find any free Mac anti virus but this may be of interest click here

  pj123 11:27 AM 13 Aug 03

Thanks everyone, didn't even enter my head that there might be a Mac Users Forum. Will try that.
Will close this thread now. Thanks again.

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