- Mar 1, 2014
Every time someone says to use Windows you guys interject with "I tried windows and everything I did messed up and it was constantly infected!!".Umm no. If you run your host on windows you compromise your whole system with all vulnerabilities known to man, including problems introduced by the Windows updater aka Microsoft itself. That's why the correct way is to run Windows as a guest.
Back when my work laptop was Windows based there was constantly problems and I had to tinker with Windows. After moving to OSX and virtualizing Windows, I no longer have to do anything except the specialized things that are Windows only, on Windows. I can easily snapshot windows when I test some software I expect to make registry changes and whatnot and roll back with 1 click if I detect a problem.
All data is also saved outside of Windows so rolling back won't cause a loss of data like it would if I used WIndows as a host and ran my apps on it.
Maybe you guys just have no idea how to use it. Ever considered that?