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Questions tagged [parallels]

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

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Elementary OS error with rc local orig No such file or directory

rc.local shows rm-fR /var/lib/apt/lists/* mv /etc/rc.local.orig /etc/rc.local exit 0 When ever I try to boot the system I get mv: cannot stat '/etc/rc.local.orig': No such file or directory Don't ...
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Parallels Desktop 11 unwelcome daily task - any way to stop it?

I've contacted Parallels support about this and they say they no longer support v11. I have tried their suggestion a few months ago of reinstalling but the problem came back. Every day on my Mac, a ...
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Problem with shared folder SAS University Edition on a Mac using Parallels Desktop

I've managed to install the SAS University Edition (SASUE) as a VM on Parallels Desktop 14. The appliance works, but the shared folder is not showing up. I managed to install the Parallel Tools onto ...
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Zoom in and out in Virtual Machine (Windows)

I have a Mac and I use Parallels Desktop where Windows 10 is installed. I want to record a video from screen in Windows 10 (Microsoft Excel). Sometimes, I need to zoom in and out to show a specific ...
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Can I install multi Parallels on my Mac?

Can I install multi Parallels on my Mac? I installed a Parallels with Windows in my Mac, it works fine, but I want to install one more that with Linux System. How can I realize it?
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Parallels does not trigger Turbo Boost on a Mac Book Pro

I've asked this question on PD forum but I think there are more audiences here... Here the question comes :) I tried a simple google search and comes out nothing so I guess few have noticed about ...
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When running RDP from within Parallels, shortcut keys all stopped working

At home I run Parallels on my Mac with a local Win10 VM (VM1). I then run RDP on this VM to access my work PC (VM2) over a VPN, so I can sandbox the VPN. Suddenly, all shortcut keys have stopped ...
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Access synced Parallels directory from Windows 10 bash

Longtime Mac developer and I recently installed Win10 under Parallels to do some light development under a classic ASP project. I have a synced directory on my Mac that I can browse to with Windows ...
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How to get Windows to stop reinstalling a failing update?

I am running Windows 10 in a Parallels VM. It's upgraded all the way from Windows 8 without issues over the years but the April 2018 update has failed repeatedly - each time I have to roll back to the ...
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Parallels - Route trafic thru virtual machine

Scenario: I have a Macosx with a Windows 10 virtual machine running inside with Parallels. This image of Windows is corporative and has a vpn client to connect to internet. I want to send all the ...
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Can I create a Parallels Virtual Machine instance from an existing PC?

I have a laptop running Windows 7 Pro where I am not the admin. (The company did the setup and gave me the machine) I also have my personal laptop that is a Macbook Pro and I have Parallels installed. ...
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Parallels DNS records don't route outside provider

I have a Plesk Parallels control panel for a webpage where the DNS records don't route outside the host. The DNS settings seem to work ONLY for domains that are within that provider. This is a ...
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Cannot fix random reoccurring permission issues in Windows 10 VM

I have started having major permission issues "out of the blue" on Windows 10 Home (10.0.16299 Build 16299). This is a virtual machine running in Parallels on macOS High Sierra. Files or folders ...
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How can I recreate the efi boot loader of a Bootcamp installation?

I was updating my Bootcamp windows 10 (which was running in Parallels Desktop). Something happened apparently (I don't know what), and when I later started the Bootcamp Windows from Parallels, its ...
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Windows 10 guest in Parallels 13.3.2 shows faulty files in mapped network drive

I've been trying to solve this issue for quite some time, but gave up out of frustration. Here is the problem: On my host macOS — with High Sierra 10.3.2 — I'm running Parallels Desktop and hosting ...
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Parallels: “Unable to connect to Hard Disk 0 on Virtual machine's start”

I have a virtual machine (Windows 7) running with Parallels. Today I wanted to start the VM and now I always get an error when it starts up: Unable to connect to Hard Disk 0 on Virtual machine's ...
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How many files comprise a Parallels VM?

I have a single Windows VM running under Parallels. The only file I can find is a 66Gb PVM file in my documents folder, but I thought it was more common to have the VM and VHD (virtual disk) as ...
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Setup a Static IP Addressed Linux network oin Parallels

Our requirement is to have static IPS in our parallel machines for us not to change our SSH hosts for in Ansible. In the Parallels, virtual machine settings are done for Linux. I am using a Host-Only ...
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Parallels losing the operating system Mint Linux

I am getting this error after restarting the Mint Linux. I was working fine. 1.Changed the name of the machine 2.I have increased the GPU settings. Now it is gone. Setting them back does not work ...
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Ping one parallels machine to another

I have assigned both parallels network adapter to a bridged network. Control Machine 10.171.102.162 Host Machine 10.171.102.161 I can not ping or ssh from the control to the host machine which is ...
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mac parallels win10 expanded to take entire drive

I am running win10 via parallels on mac air 256Gb SSD with the drive split 50/50 for MacOS and Win10. from mac disk utility I see the entire 100+ Gigs being used. In trying to clean up some space, I ...
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Parallels - Disk Access

I have a MacBook Pro. I'm interested in running Windows. I've considered using Bootcamp, but it doesn't meet my needs. This lead me to consider Parallels. My question is, is Parallels a Virtual ...
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Using Parallels on a mac with an external graphics card

I have a 2017 mac book pro with Thunderbolt ports. I am also a heavy user of parallels. As far as I understood parallels are using some kind of a video processing to send the image to the operating ...
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HOST can't connect to GUEST with NAT networking at Virtualbox but others

It confuses me about NAT networking, but I can use VMware and Parallels Desktop to do that. I knew NAT how it works, just need an explain about this situation. The following is from official ...
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Debian 8: installation step failed - Select and install software

I'm installing the Debian 8 with Parallels VM in the MacBook Pro. I recently upgraded to a new SSD (750 GB) and the configuration is provided below, Untitled: Available: 579.07 GB (579,070,...
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Installing Parallels Tools on NixOS

How to declaratively install Parallels Tools on NixOS which is running as a guest in Parallels for Mac?
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Force see drive letter as local disk

Please note: even if I am mentioning macOS in this question the issue is not related to it. Some background My computer has two operating systems: macOS 10.12.6 Sierra and Windows 10. Disk drives ...
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Can Parallels Desktop on Mac utilize additional video RAM installed in the 'host'?

Wondering if Parallels Desktop running can utilize additional video RAM installed on the host (MacBook) for the virtual machines? In other words if it's worth buying a MacBook pro with more video RAM ...
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Cant add exchange user with Office 2007 in Windows 10 on Parallels on an Apple,

Hi I am a newbie here so lets see how you guys can help please? I have a client with an Apple computer, he is running Parallels in which he has Windows 10 running Office 2007 Enterprise. When using ...
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Prevent Parallels Desktop from recognizing external monitor

I use Parallels Desktop (running Windows 10) and have an external monitor, but I dont want Parallels/Windows to detect/extend to said monitor automatically. I like having my Mac on one monitor and ...
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The network connection in my Windows 10 parallels VM isn't working, what is causing this?

I installed Parallels VM on my Mac and created a Windows 10 VM. I have a connection problem in the Windows 10 VM but not on my Mac. I get the following error: There is no network adapter on your ...
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boot an installed linux virtually on mac

I'm using MacBookPro-Early-2015 OSX-10.10.5 . I have an ubuntu installed in (hd0,gpt3) which boots correctly if I chose it in EFI boot option. I want to boot it virtually from OSX using virtualbox or ...
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Installing Parallels Tools in Kali Linux

I have been following a few different tutorials to install parallel tools in kali but I can not get past the same repeated problem. When I go to device install tools the cdrom mounts. Then I cd /...
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Is parallels 12 removing features?

I currently have Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac. I can create VM's with upto 64GB of RAM and upto 8 CPU's. On this page: http://www.parallels.com/upgradepd12/#anchor-editions It seems that Parallels ...
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Vagrant on Mac os and hosts file issue

Editing file /etc/hosts ## # Host Database # # localhost is used to configure the loopback interface # when the system is booting. Do not change this entry. ## 127.0.0.1 ...
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OS X 10.11.6, Parallels Desktop 12, and Windows 10 - Windows hangs at login screen

I have a Windows 10 Enterprise VM in Parallels Desktop 12 on my MacBook Pro. It was working fine for awhile, but a few weeks ago I inexplicably ran into a problem - the VM boots without issue and ...
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Cores and threads in VM

i know the basic principles of VM, but i'm wondering if there is any issue allocating all cores to a VM. In my case, i have a Macbook Pro with an Ivy Bridge i5, so 2 cores and 4 threads. Using ...
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How to finish all processes in parallel remote servers?

When run multiple servers by pssh, here use pssh -h hosts-file -A -I script.sh in script.sh, it contains several java commands, after the command, I want to finish all process, here use: pnuke -h ...
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Is it possible to share a directory in Windows on Parallels to the host?

It is possible and easy using Parallels to share a host folder from Mac into the Windows guest. However, for the workflow I desire I need to go the other direction and share a folder from the guest ...
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Javascript's alert box doesn't appear in Chrome

System: Windows Server 2012 via Parallel's 11 I'm experiencing a strange problem on Google Chrome 53.0.2 with the Javascript alert box. As you may know, when the alert() function is fired in the ...
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Free versions of Windows for Parallels for Mac? [closed]

I just purchased Parallels for Mac in order to use a program that requires Windows. Are there any free versions of Windows (7 or higher) and where safe places to download them from?
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Same Windows installation as both a host and guest

First off: There are other, similar questions to this (e.g. Why is it I can't use my Windows installation both as a host and a guest?), but the questions either don't provide enough information, ...
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how to configure username when creating parallels ubuntu VM

parallels desktop creates a username called 'parallels' instead of letting you choose. Is there a way to configure it? (to avoid going through https://askubuntu.com/questions/34074/how-do-i-change-my-...
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Parallels Tools causing Windows 10 to not initialize hard drives

Currently I am dual EFI booting Windows 10 and OS X El Capitan on 2 separate SSD's. I also have 2 separate HDD's. One is formatted NTFS, and one is formatted NTFS, and HFS in 2 separate partitions. ...
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How to route all traffic from one vm through other vm on OS X

Challenge: to get one Debian VM (Virtualbox) to route all its traffic through another Debian VM (Paralles), both hosted under OS X 10.11.5. I've tried for days, I hope you can help here. Schema: vm1 ...
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Microsoft Office via Parallels on Mac: core utilization

So I guess it is a well known fact that Microsoft Office for Mac utilizes only one core. I am wondering how I can make it faster or how can I make it use all four cores I have on my Mac? We can ...
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Access Windows 10 localhost from OSX using Parallels

I'm running a Windows 10 VM using Parallels. I'm building an API on the windows machine and a mobile app on OSX. I need to call the Windows localhost from OSX in order to test out my API calls. Is ...
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Using a Parallels Hard Disk image in VirtualBox

The question has been asked before, but there appear to be no current solutions. I have a current version of Parallels 11, and a current version of VirtualBox 4.3. I have an existing Windows image in ...
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ArcMap on Mac - How do I restore Identify Tool window that shows beyond the screen?

I recently installed ArcMap 10.4 on my Mac (OS X 10.11.3) using Parallels. When I opened Identify Tool, the window opened beyond the screen, and I cannot reduce the size, as the 'minimize' or '...
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What is the mouse shortcut for Windows 10 Task View on Parallels?

I use Windows 10 in Parallels on a MacBook Pro. A couple of times per day, I accidentally go into Task View while moving my mouse. I can't seem to figure out what mouse gesture I'm doing to trigger ...