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How to reinstall Parallels Tools in Windows Guest OS?

  • Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac


How to reinstall Parallels Tools in Windows Guest OS?

  1. Launch Windows Virtual Machine.

  2. Disable antivirus in Windows.

  3. Open Control Panel > Programs and Features (or Control Panel > Add/Remove programs if you are using Windows XP) in Windows and remove Parallels Tools if present.

  4. Reboot your Windows guest OS.

  5. Install Parallels Tools using "Install Parallels Tools" menu item in the Virtual Machine ( Actions for Parallels Desktop 10) menu.

  6. Reboot Windows one more time.

  7. Enable your antivirus back.

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