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Parallels Desktop / Virus Software

by cranky11 / July 23, 2011 1:51 AM PDT

I'm a mac user and have Parallels Desktop installed with Windows 7 as well. Looking for the best Virus / Security software to run on both systems.

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Define what is "best"?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 23, 2011 6:59 AM PDT

There are too many definitions out there so one person will ask it detect all threats (so far, nothing does that), another person wants it to be free (good, we can do that) and another wants an antivirus for MacOSX (wait, don't we need a virus first?)

Tell more.
Bob

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Or to put it another way,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / July 23, 2011 9:06 AM PDT

you will not find one that does both.

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Try this one
by sturner--2008 / July 27, 2011 3:26 PM PDT

Avast! It has a free version and a paid version. The free version is quite serviceable. Also enable the one that Microsoft provides with the OS. That one, I forget what it's called is serviceable as well.

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