CompTIA A+ Core 2 Question B-34

A user is operating a virtual machine (VM) and discovers it has been infected with malware. Which of the following applies?

A. The host computer will automatically delete the VM.
B. The VM can be shut down with no harm to the host PC.
C. The host computer will quarantine the VM automatically.
D. The VM will crash and cause irreparable damage to the host PC.

Correct Answer: B

One of the benefits of virtual machine is that it can be shut down without harming the host PC. It uses virtual resources that are mapped to the hardware resources. When the virtual machines shuts down, it might corrupt virtual resource, not the physical ones.