Solved

Norton 360 and Parallel 8 on iMac

Posted on 2013-11-18
3
746 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
Hi, I'm running Mac OS X on an iMac. I also use Parallels 8 to run a virtual session of the Windows 7 OS.

I have a licensed copy on Norton 360 on my Mac and also one on the virtual session of Windows 7 (2 licensed copies). I use my Windows box for Email (Outlook) and for other Window Apps that I don't want to repurchase for the Mac (Adobe AE, Photoshop, etc.). I do sometimes go out to the Internet with the Windows box.

My question is… do I need 2 licensed copies of Norton 360 on one machine, regardless of how many virtual sessions I'm running?

Shouldn't it be one licensed copy of Norton 360 on one hard drive?

Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks you,
Fulano
0
Comment
Question by:Mr_Fulano
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 118

Accepted Solution

by:
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE) earned 500 total points
ID: 39658615
Yes, because Anti Virus on the Host computer, will not be able to scan or detect any virus in the virtual machine.

So you will always need Anti-virus for the Host, and EVERY VM!
0
 

Author Comment

by:Mr_Fulano
ID: 39664698
Hi Hancccocka, thank you for the reply. I think yours is the most prudent approach. I will follow your suggestion.

Fulano
0
 
LVL 118
ID: 39665092
no problems.
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Exchange server is not supported in any cloud-hosted platform (other than Azure with Azure Premium Storage).
This article will show you how to create an ISO CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image (*.iso), and MD5 checksum signature, for use with VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5). It's a good idea to compare checksums, because many installations fail because of a corr…
Teach the user how to configure vSphere Replication and how to protect and recover VMs Open vSphere Web Client: Verify vsphere Replication is enabled: Enable vSphere Replication for a virtual machine: Verify replicated VM is created: Recover replica…
This video shows you how easy it is to boot from ISO images for virtual machines with the ISO images stored on a local datastore on the ESXi host.

920 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now