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Originally Posted by markw10 View Post
I figured that was too good to be true. Let's say I do get a virus though on the Windows side and it wipes out a lot of files, etc. Whatever damage the virus does is that limited to my Windows side meaning it would potentially wipe out my files, data, etc. on the Windows side but not affect anything on the Mac OS side or can it basically affect the whole computer? I think the key either way is anything you can run on the Mac OS X side do it, don't use Windows software unless you have to. My MBP just arrived an hour ago so I'm going to be working on that now.
Windows viruses will ONLY affect your Windows partition and have NO affect on your Mac OS or files. However, you still need to be concerned with spreading viruses to other PC's. Your best bet is to run AV software on all your Windows machines including your virtual machines.

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