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Win 8 newbie question --- MSE

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    Posts : 152
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

    Win 8 newbie question --- MSE


    I have MSE installed in my host OS.
    Do I still have to install MSE in the guest OS ?
    Or one will cover both ?

    Thank you.

    t-4-2

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  2. #2


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    Posts : 100
    Windows 7 Professional


    Quote Originally Posted by t-4-2 View Post
    I have MSE installed in my host OS.
    Do I still have to install MSE in the guest OS ?
    Or one will cover both ?

    Thank you.

    t-4-2
    Windows 8 has Windows Defender, which in Windows 8, is Microsoft Secuirty Essentials built in to the operating system. So, no, you don't need to download antivirus in Windows 8 because it comes with protection.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 152
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1


    Quote Originally Posted by windude99 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by t-4-2 View Post
    I have MSE installed in my host OS.
    Do I still have to install MSE in the guest OS ?
    Or one will cover both ?

    Thank you.

    t-4-2
    Windows 8 has Windows Defender, which in Windows 8, is Microsoft Secuirty Essentials built in to the operating system. So, no, you don't need to download antivirus in Windows 8 because it comes with protection.
    Thank you.
    Quite different than in Win 7.

    t-4-2
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Win 8 newbie question --- MSE
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