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How can you view the OS X Dock, Desktop, Apple menu, or the Windows Taskbar with Parallels Access?

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You connected to you Mac or Windows computer with Parallels Access but you cannot see the Desktop, the Apple menu bar, the Dock or the Windows Taskbar.


Parallels Access displays a single application at a time as if it were an app designed for your mobile device. 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 (cogwheel) icon in the right toolbar and tap Desktop Mode

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Windows Taskbar in a VM with Parallels Access

Windows Taskbar in a VM with Parallels Access


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