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Windows 7: am I supposed to update VXP?

27 Sep 2012   #1

win seven 32, win seven 64
am I supposed to update VXP?

Hi y'all, I have had virtual XP on my W7 32 bit for some time, but never needed to use it. Now I want to run an old game that will not run on W7, so thought I would give VXP a go. Game installed fine, if a bit slow, and as it was installing I noticed that the windows update shield had appeared in the taskbar. I had a look and see that there are several KB and other files, all for XP of course, that it has downloaded and wants me to install.... surely I do not though.... do I????

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27 Sep 2012   #2

W7 Ult desktop, W8.1 laptop, W7 Home netbook, W8.1 tablet, Win 10 TP VM

In my opinion, yes. I install all updates in the VM as well as run AV software. My take is that a VM should be treated just like any other physical machine you have.
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27 Sep 2012   #3

win seven 32, win seven 64

oh....ok then, must be ok I guess. Thank you strollin.
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