As you know, Microsoft SCCM is updated periodically with what Microsoft calls branch versions. Since the first branch version, 1511, Parallels® Mac Management for Microsoft® SCCM has not had any down time due to Microsoft’s changes. Jason Sandys, a Microsoft MVP and friend of Parallels, recently tweeted about the latest branch version—1802—and some rather big […]
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For over 10 years, Parallels Desktop® for Mac users have run Windows on Mac—without rebooting—to use Quicken. Quicken has consistently been a top-used application amongst Parallels Desktop users. Quicken started back in 1984 as personal-finance management software that helps users simplify and organize their money, from staying on top of spending to managing investments. Financial […]
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Microsoft released the long-anticipated Window 10 Fall Creators Update on October 17. With new features like the People Bar (as well as Cortana and Edge improvements), many Windows 10 users were looking forward to this update and installed it right away. I was one of those who did so. The features and stability improvements were […]
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For a Windows application that does lots of complex or 3D graphics, there are two popular Windows APIs used by the developers of these applications: DirectX or OpenGL. Together with the graphics card in your Mac, these APIs determine the performance of these applications in a Windows VM running in Parallels Desktop® for Mac. Since […]
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Parallels Desktop® for Mac empowers millions of users to go beyond the limitations of hardware to achieve their end goals. Interested in getting started with running Windows, Linux, and other popular OSes on your Mac without restarting? Check out the list below to see if your machine’s hardware specifications and desired operating system are supported. […]
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We’ve made it so easy to get Windows 10 in Parallels Desktop® 13. Here is the easiest the fastest way of getting Windows 10 running on your Mac with Parallels Desktop 13, even if you do not have a license for Windows 10. You can now purchase and download Microsoft Windows directly from the […]
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What is a Virtual Machine? To accurately define what a virtual machine is, I’d like to start with describing why you would need to use a virtual machine. You may need to use a virtual machine if you need to accomplish a goal that your current existing computer or operation system can’t accomplish for […]
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If you’re in the market to run Windows® on your Mac®, you should consider the award-winning #1 solution for virtualization: Parallels Desktop for Mac. We’ve answered the who, what, when, and why customers have chosen Parallels Desktop as the #1 virtualization option to run Windows on Mac since 2006. The data below comes to you directly […]
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Microsoft Build 2017 is a phenomenal conference for developers who transform the world in the most magnificent ways. MSBuild will unveil new technology and announce exciting plans for developers and professionals alike! Not only is this the most exciting conference for developers, but the latest details surrounding HoloLens®, Xbox®, and Azure® will also be released. […]
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Microsoft recently shipped the Creators Update with dozens of exciting new features and capabilities! To ensure users get the best experience, Microsoft has announced its commitment to scheduled feature releases for Windows 10, Office 365 ProPlus, and System Center Configuration Manager. The next major release will be available for users as early as this upcoming […]
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