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I have a macbook Pro and a Chromebook. Need to start using blackhat tools

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by joshweaver9, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. joshweaver9

    joshweaver9 Senior Member

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    Should I use VMWare or buy a midline PC tower to run? I am looking to get scrapebox and tweetattacks. I have heard that VMWare slows down your Mac considerably. I would be buying a mirange PC of a discount site. Perhaps CircuitCity.com who is currently running a sale on a nice refurbished Acer.

    I would like to use this computer solely for BH tools.

    Along with this, if I use tweetattacks or scrapebox am I going to need to buy proxies to use and how much does that run you in a given month?
     
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    Screw you i want a chromebook :(
     
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    joshweaver9 Senior Member

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    Ha. Well I have the prototype CR-48. So its not the Samsung or Acer version.
     
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    If you're going to run your tools 24/7, I would buy a cheap PC. VMWare is a great product but it does slow down your computer a lot. I'm not sure of the stats on a Chromebook but perhaps you could reformat it or dual boot it to run Windows, while you use your Mac as your main machine.

    Re: proxies it all depends on what you want to do. Some people say that you can use up to 10 accounts per IP on Twitter (I prefer to use 1:1). For SE scraping you really need as many IPs as possible (so free proxies are preferable), for blog spamming etc you still need a fair few to get around akismet.
     
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    You should not make anything black hat with chromebook ! Big G can even trace your mouse position :) .. It is still an Operating System although loads only ram /SSD..
     
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    i agree with etrader up there. I feel like using a google computer is asking for trouble.
     
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    positivcriss Power Member

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    Chromebook is around 350$ on Amazon :D. Very cheap.