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Google play truly don't work for my phone ,i did everything recommended on other forums. i don't want factory reset my phone or root it. i decided to install android 4 on virtual box. does google play work on virtual box to download app from google play ? or i just have to forget google play and download virus powered apps from public forums ?

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i don't want reset my phone. i put lots of time on setting and personalizing my phone. who said android have virus ?! – mike Oct 20 '12 at 20:13
@RichardBorcsik Well, the virus thing is a little bit more complicated. – Secko Oct 20 '12 at 23:51
@RichardBorcsik What about rootkits, some form of worms and this… – Secko Oct 21 '12 at 10:36
@RichardBorcsik Viruses are malware: – Secko Oct 21 '12 at 13:46
@RichardBorcsik To conclude this discussion. I was only saying that the thing is a bit more complicated because of rootkits and other forms of malware, which are more of a problem on rooted devices. – Secko Oct 21 '12 at 18:11

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