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Kudos0

New Macbook Pro - Will Norton for Mac work for both the Mac and the virtual machine (Win7)?

Hello,

I just purchased a Macbook Pro. I am a totally new Mac user, having worked with Windows for the last 16 years.

I have been using Norton on my Windows machine for years.

My Mac is running Parallels with Win7 on the virtual machine side.

My question is: can I run Norton for Mac and cover both sides of the coin, so to speak, or do I need to have a subscription to Norton for Mac for the Mac side, and a separate subscription to Norton for Windows for the Win7 side?

Thanks so much!

Ks

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Kudos0

Re: New Macbook Pro - Will Norton for Mac work for both the Mac and the virtual machine (Win7)?

Hello,

I just purchased a Macbook Pro. I am a totally new Mac user, having worked with Windows for the last 16 years.

I have been using Norton on my Windows machine for years.

My Mac is running Parallels with Win7 on the virtual machine side.

My question is: can I run Norton for Mac and cover both sides of the coin, so to speak, or do I need to have a subscription to Norton for Mac for the Mac side, and a separate subscription to Norton for Windows for the Win7 side?

Thanks so much!

Ks

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Kudos0

Re: New Macbook Pro - Will Norton for Mac work for both the Mac and the virtual machine (Win7)?

Hi there!

The Norton for Mac subscription will only work on the Mac side partition. For the Windows partition, you will need another antivirus such as NAV2011 or Microsoft Security Essentials. ;)

Hope that helps,

-Vorpal
Kudos0

Re: New Macbook Pro - Will Norton for Mac work for both the Mac and the virtual machine (Win7)?

Thanks very much for this information. It is what I suspected, but wanted to check before I spent 2x the cost of a single subscription!

Ks

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