Parallels Desktop® for Mac is the perfect blend of Windows and macOS®. Users can seamlessly run Windows, Linux, and other popular OSes on macOS without having to reboot or partition a hard drive. At Parallels, our 12th birthday is approaching—and with it, the annual celebratory event offering a birthday promotion of 25% off. Are you new […]
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Globally, there are millions of users who are required to use Microsoft Internet Explorer for banking, human resources, tax systems, and many other corporate intranets. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and even Microsoft Edge are free browsers that are more stable and secure than IE. However, Internet Explorer is still the second most popular web […]
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A blog reader asked me how I set everything to run multiple browsers simultaneously. Here’s how I configured my Mac® to use five different versions of Internet Explorer at the same time. Step 1: Your Mac To store all the VMs, you will need about 60–90 GB of free space on your Mac. A Mac […]
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There are a number of tasks that are easier, safer, and less costly if run in virtual machines (VM) instead of physical computers. One example is testing beta (or alpha) software. By its very nature, beta software can contain bugs—even quite serious and damaging bugs. Run beta software on your main PC, and you run […]
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At a recent conference for Mac® IT admins, I was asked, “Can you run a VM from an external drive?” Short answer: “Yes, absolutely. I do this all the time.” Longer answer: You have always been able to run a Parallels Desktop® for Mac virtual machine from an external drive. In Parallels Desktop 13, this […]
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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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Our team of engineers has been hard at work after we released Parallels Desktop® 13 for Mac! Hundreds of development hours go into ensuring Parallels Desktop users are the center of everything we do. We’d like to wholeheartedly thank the users who provided such wonderful product feedback. Combining the valuable user feedback and engineering Q&A, […]
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Are you wondering whether you should upgrade to the latest version of Parallels Desktop® for Mac? We can help you decide! If your answer is YES to at least one of the following questions, you should definitely upgrade to Parallels Desktop 13: Do you want support for macOS® High Sierra 10.13 as both the host […]
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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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