Reset Virtual Machine

Is there a virtual machine that automatically resets every time it is powered off and reverts back to it 'saved state' next time you boot? Therefore, you can't get a virus or other type of malware.

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But one could create such. However each VM system would use another method. In Virtual Box all one would need to do is to copy the VM "image" file to a working copy during the boot process. A little time consuming but it would meet your spec.

But this is a simple to do thing. Anyone running Virtual Box may have the skill to get it done.

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Ok. Thanks. How would I do this?

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Sorry I thought I told how.

Copy your golden Virtual Box image to one you want to run then run the copy.

I can't tell if you had trouble making the copy or didn't use Virtual Box but it is possible to craft your own solution.

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