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Micro Virus

Posted 10-05-2011 at 07:08 AM by pierre2

Installed a M$xp as a guest in a virtual box under Mint, yesterday.
Then tried to install & run some older M$ games on the virtual M$xp system, but it was a real NoGo.

A bit of a pity about this, as it would have been the best of both worlds - secure O/S & the M$ virus in a sandbox.

However, some more research, shows that the VB graphics may not be up to scratch. - no direct9x layer.- Now will have to see if the VB guest additions make any difference. It's a bit tricky to install VB additions, without booting M$xp into 'safe' mode 1st.
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  1. Old Comment
    Why do people insist on thinking that "no viruses" = "secure"? Do a sweep of the CERT or NIST lists. It'll shock you how much more "secure" Linux is than Windows.
    Posted 10-05-2011 at 11:52 AM by rocket357 rocket357 is offline
  2. Old Comment haha Looks like I spoke too soon. Carry on...nothing to see here.
    Posted 10-05-2011 at 01:54 PM by rocket357 rocket357 is offline


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