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Firewire devices support

  • Parallels Desktop


Thunderbolt and FireWire storage devices are supported in Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac.  Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac does not provide support for non-storage FireWire devices.

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

Note: If you are trying to connect a FireWire
External Storage Device to your virtual machine, you may follow this article:

5161 Using Firewire and USB 2.0 External Storage Devices


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