Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac is here. Lots of cool new features, enhanced stability – you can read about all these peculiarities on the product page. Since there is quite a few folks who want to upgrade NOW (I’m with you, believe me!), let me walk you through the upgrade. It’s easy! How to upgrade […]
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Guest support blog by: Paul Christopher Nathaniel Restore Default Settings in Parallels Desktop for Mac A few moments ago, I tried to change the configuration settings of my Windows 10 virtual machine and oops… something went wrong. The VM works, but it doesn’t seem to be functioning normally and I lost my preferred settings. […]
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Guest blog from support team member: Ajith Mamolin Are you planning to upgrade your Mac or get a new one? Or just getting a replacement? Congrats, and heres to hoping your new Mac is even more powerful than your last one! As you are reading this blog, there is a good chance you have Parallels Desktop installed. Let’s walk […]
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Guest post from support engineer Pradeep Raj How-to change Parallels Desktop VM name We all use our virtual machines for different purposes like software development, testing, gaming, office use, etc… If you work with more than one virtual machines which have the same OS type installed, the VM names may look confusing. Or perhaps […]
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Upgrading Parallels Desktop 8 (or older) to Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac Time flies by fast and technology changes every day. It’s not surprising some of us are left behind with older software versions that aren’t up to date on our computers. In most cases, the most recent version of almost any app is more […]
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Guest Parallels support staff author: Paul Christopher Nathaniel A few details about audio in Parallels Desktop for Mac. Sound good? Parallels Sound Troubleshooting Like any other modern computer, Mac computers have audio recording and playback devices (such as microphones and speakers); many of us use external headphones as well. As people install and start playing […]
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Guest blog by Manoj Kumar Suresh, Parallels Support Team Easy ways to backup your virtual machine There are many perks of using a virtual machine over a regular PC. One of my favorites being how easy it is to backup and to restore my virtual machines. Below I’ll go over several ways to backup your […]
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Guest blog by Manoj Raghu, Parallels Support Team Need a better performing virtual machine? Do you work on the Windows side more often than on the Mac? Let me guide you through a few built-in settings in Parallels Desktop that will have a positive impact on your VM performance. Using Optimization settings, you can: Balance […]
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Guest blog by Ramakrishna Sarma Chavali, Parallels Support Team Do you remember those times when you had to carry a huge portable external drive to copy a couple of .doc files from one computer to another? We’re pretty lucky to live in the 21st century, because now you can carry a tiny flash drive with […]
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Guest blog by Dhruba Jyoti Das, Parallels Support Team Do you think encryption guarantees effective security to your data? While the word “guarantee” might be a bit strong, encryption is a very effective method to restrict your data from unauthorized access. What’s encryption? Encryption is the process of encoding information in such a way that […]
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