Security of hyper-v virtual machine

#1
I'm running W8 and have created a virtual W7 using hyper-v. I very rarely connect the real computer to the Internet. If I always turn off the virtual W7 before I connect the computer to the Internet, do I need security software for the virtual W7?

Thanks in advance and thanks to the moderator.
 


Joe S

Excellent Member
#2
I would run AV software on the virtual machine just to be safe.
Joe
 


strollin

Senior Member
#3
Personally, I treat a virtual machine as if it were a physical machine so I run AV software and install Windows updates and such.
 


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