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Mac Support needs advertising

Your Mac Hard Disk is under attack! Check out this simple and visual campaign from a company called Teknograd Mac Support from Oslo Norway that suggests that your files are eating your Mac.

skull

space invaders

t-rex

shark

This brings me to the subject. Do you use any professional Mac support at all? I've been using Macs for more than 10 years and I used to have a contractor in pre OS X days, who would routinely maintained my machines. But since the Unix based operating system came out I never had to ask for professional help. No wonder Teknograd needs to advertise. What's your take?

Btw, you ever need one, you can find many Mac engineers right here on creativebits.

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rossgram's picture
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... but I've never had the need to call on any outside support for any of my Macintoshes in the 23 years I've been using them.

I'm sure there are folks out there who need the help. But the beauty of my long-experience with Macs is that, they really don't need much in the way of support.

natobasso's picture
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The beauty about macs is generally they don't need much maintenance. If you don't use Limewire or other BitTorrent softwares and you keep the hard drive as clean as possible, you're good to go.

Barring the rare hardware failure (lost a motherboard on a 7200; it was 5 years old at the time) macs don't need an IT department. In fact, I've served as a defacto mac IT department with Repair Permissions and my trusty OS X system disc.

Where macs get a little tricky is when you install a server, and even then a regular IT person can handle the job just fine. The switch to Intel processors will make this even easier as time goes on.

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onegirlcreative's picture
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Barring the rare hardware failure (lost a motherboard on a 7200; it was 5 years old at the time) macs don't need an IT department

This would make an excellent commercial for Apple against the PC-dude. They should have an image of an IT guy/gal who works on nothing but a PC, running around like a chicken with their head cut off, and then show an image of an IT Apple guy/gal just sitting there playing video games because they're so bored—there's nothing that ever needs to be fixed or repaired. Kind of like the Maytag guy. LOL

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natobasso's picture
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I love it!

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onegirlcreative's picture
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I have only been using Macs for 9 years now, but I, too, have never needed outside support. There have been times, however, with my older Macs (my Clamshell iBook and eMac) where things just weren't running as smoothly as they normally should, so I have just done a fresh install on my HD. That fixed it all.

But no, I have never needed any Mac support, anti-virus crap for my Macs, etc. I guess that's why they're the BEST!!!!!!

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ZOZX's picture
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good visual, I've simple Idea

this be animation design, get "Trash Icon" and folders icons and hard disk icon.
folders icons moved to attack hard disk :) then "TRASH Icon" moved to eat all folders icons lol

eat = delete

thanks

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