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Firewire / Thunderbolt device does not work.

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition

Symptoms

I am not able to use a FireWire device in my Virtual Machine.

Cause

Unsupported device.

Resolution

Parallels Desktop (9-11) supports only storage devices (Thunderbolt and FireWire), i.e. external hard drives - are supported.

Parallels Desktop (9-11) for Mac does not provide support for non-storage FireWire devices, i.e. scanners, printers, video/sound cards, etc. - are not supported.

If a monitor is connected to Mac via Thunderbolt and it works fine with it, there will be no issues with the virtual machine either, in case this monitor is not connected to the virtual machine directly as an external device.

Thunderbolt and FireWire devices are not supported by Parallels Desktop 8 and earlier.


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mac下的系统报告里有此设备在mac下也可以使用 但win下无法检测到 并且插上设备也没有像插上usb设备一样有提示用于哪个系统 什么提示都没有




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