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    Parallels and anti virus

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    Question Parallels and anti virus
    Newbie question:
    Just bought my macbook and i am happy to say that i am never going back to a pc !!! With that in mind, I bought parallels to run a few window apps and was wondering do I need to install an antivrus program when running windows inparallel?

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    You can still get viruses in Windows just like you could with a regular PC but they will not affect your OS X install at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by yearoftherat View Post
    do I need to install an antivrus program when running windows ?
    Yes, you do.
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