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When Windows is running on a Virtual System such as VirtualBox, VMware Fusion, or Parallels Desktop, are antiviruses required?

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Yes .... Because it is still Windows . . . .. . Any virus on the Windows side will not affect the Mac OS

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Yep, treat it the same way that you would if it were standalone.
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Yes .... Because it is still Windows . . . .. . Any virus on the Windows side will not affect the Mac OS
I figured as much. Just wanted to be sure. Thanks!

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Install say Microsoft Security Essentials. It is freeware and rates pretty well.

https://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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