Quote: Originally Posted by strollin
No, the AV running in Win 7 doesn't cover the virtual machine. Some people feel you don't need an AV in a VM but I am in the camp that feels you do so I always install a dedicated AV in the VM.
For all intents & purposes,a virtual machine is exactly like having another physical machine so it should be treated accordingly.
Once again I did not include all the information. My virtual XP is only used for 2 programs and will very rarely be on the internet. Should I still add a AV program