Parallels is a company that develops virtualization technology for OS X.

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Remapping the Windows key in Parallels

I'm running XP on Parallels 4 for Mac, and it's working well enough, however one thing that's bothering me more and more as I go along is the way it constantly assumes every press of the command key ...
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proxy software that supports parallel transfer

I need to setup a really fast proxy server in a remote server, here's the scenario: The server prefetches 3KB of data, mostly HTTP resources. The server send to client 3KB of data, instead of ...
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Aero Glass mysteriously disappears

I am running Windows 7 in a VM (Parallels 5 on Snow Leopard). Every once in a while it decides, all on its own, that I really don't need the Aero Glass UI and turns it off. Rebooting the VM restores ...
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Making more screen resolutions available to Ubuntu

I'm running Parallels 4.0 for Mac on my black MacBook. Set up Ubuntu today to sandbox Linux a bit and see what it's about, as well as to have it available to test out my web designs in a Linux ...
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.NET development in OS X, fastest version of Windows for Parallels?

I googled my brains out and searched on here but found nothing. I am wondering which version of windows should run fastest on parallels in snow leopard. I am using Visual Studio in Coherence mode for ...
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Alternative to middle click for Linux in Parallels on a MacBook?

I'm running Ubuntu on Parallels on a MacBook, and there is no middle-click on the MacBook trackpad - which is annoying because it means you can't do X's paste action. Is there an alternative? I'm ...
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Killing hidden OS X applications / Parallels 5 installer problem

I'm trying to upgrade from Parallels 3, to 5. However on stage 6 of the installer I am told to: Quit the following applications: Parallels Desktop for Mac However, 'Parallels Desktop for Mac' ...
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Mac Virtualization: Parallels 5 upgrade decision

Currently using Parallels v4 currently to provide a VM for VS2008 ASP.NET development on Windows 7 for my Snow Leopard MBP. I got the sales gumph today about going to v5 for massive performance ...
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Can I run Linux as dual-boot AND virtualized on Windows 7?

I can run Windows on my Apple laptop exclusively (through bootcamp) or through virtualization (through Parallels). A great feature is to take a running Windows bootcamp session, 'pause' it and '...
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TortoiseSVN client slows Explorer to a crawl in Windows XP running in Parallels

I thought I'd make my first SuperUser question relatively simple, though it's the kind of question that may not get many responses as I'm not directly involved with the issue. A colleague does his ...
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Boot Camp, Parallels, VirtualBox Or Fusion? [closed]

Boot Camp, Parallels, VirtualBox Or Fusion? In a recent article on Australian LifeHacker.com they discussed the following question, I trust the SU group more then the anonymous answers from ...
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Possible to share Mac OS Desktop using Parallels and LiveMeeting

Is it possible to share your Mac OS Desktop using LiveMeeting and Parallels? I've tried the following: 1) Startup Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard 2) Startup Win 7 VM in Parallels 4 3) Connect to a ...
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Why is PC-Mac emulation a one way street?

I know it's possible to run a PC emulator and virtual machine on a Mac, but why is it you can't emulate a Mac on the PC? Both run on Intel chips these days. I ask because I'd like to try my hand at ...
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CPU utilization goes to 100% on XP Virtual machine

I am running Parallels 4.0 on my iMac. I recently cloned over my work PC as a virtual machine. The VM is XPsp3. The VM starts fine. But shortly after login the wmiprvse.exe process pegs the CPU out ...
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What's better a better VM app: VMWare, Parallels or Virtual PC [closed]

From a Windows developer's perspective, which VM application is the best? Why?
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How to make folder sharing work with Parallels and Fedora 11

I have a Parallels installed on my Mac and I have created a Fedora 11 Virtual Machine. Everything works fine, except that the file sharing between my Mac and the VM doesn't work. On Parallels doc, ...
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Parallels: Copy and Paste not working

I am running Parallels build 4.0.3384 (the latest at the time of writing), on Mac OS X 10.5.7, with Windows 7 RC1 as my VM I am unable to copy and paste from the host to the VM and vice versa. This ...
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Avoid time sychronization between OSX and XP using Parallels

I need to have my XP virtual machine system date, de-synchronized from my OSX host server. I'm using Paralles 4 but I can't figure out what or where is the option to do that. I already uncheck the ...
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FreeBSD 7.0 on Parallels, ran out of space while building ports for Mono

FreeBSD 7.0 on Parallels Desktop 3.0 for Mac, ran out of space while building I downloaded the VM of FreeBSD 7.0 here: http://www.parallels.com/ptn/download/va/?va_id=227 and updated the ports tree ...
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3ds Max with Parallels on a MacBook Pro

I am trying to get 3ds Max to run under Parallels on my 15'' MacBook Pro, but it is ultimatly failing. To get any decent frame rate I have to put all the setting to low, but even then I get weird ...
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Parallels from Bootcamp Partition: Can Vista be activated for real and virtual HW simultaneously?

I am running Vista and OS X natively on a new Mac Pro. Now I am trying to virtualize the natively installed Vista via Parallels 4. I am not planning to migrate Vista into a virtual machine completely, ...