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No Network in my VM - Default Gateway is

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Standard Edition


Default Gateway on my virtual machine equals As a result, network does not work inside it.


This is a known incompatibility issue between Windows operating systems (it may affect all OSes, not only Vista) and Apple's Bonjour service:

The Default Gateway may have been set to on a Windows Vista-based or later OS running Apple’s Bonjour service

Apple's Bonjour service might appear on your virtual machine after installing Adobe CS3 or similar software.


To fix it, please disable Bonjour service in your virtual machine:

1. Go to Start > Run 
2. Type Services.msc and hit Enter
3. Find a service with a strange name, e.g.

4. Stop the service and change its Startup type to Disabled.

5. Reboot your virtual machine.

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