SymptomsYou connected to you Mac computer with Parallels Access but you cannot see the OS X Desktop. Apple menu or the Windows Taskbar inside a VM.
CauseParallels Access displays a single application at a time as if it were a native iPad app. System-level items like the Apple menu, the OS X Dock, and the Windows Taskbar are not shown.
To switch to the Desktop mode tap the Settings (Gear picture) icon in the right toolbar and tap Desktop Mode