SymptomsI am unable to type the "pipe" character ("|") in my virtual machine with German or Spanish keyboard layout.
ResolutionUpdate Parallels Desktop 7 to the latest build:
- Go to Parallels Desktop menu > Check for updates...
- Download and install the update
WorkaroundMeanwhile please follow this workaround:
For Windows 7/Vista:
Go to Control Panel -> Region and language -> Keyboards and Languages tab -> click on "Change keyboards" -> add German (Germany) - German keyboard. (see screenshot below)
For Windows XP:
Go to Control Panel -> Regional and Language Options -> Language tab -> click on "Details" -> add German (Germany) -> German keyboard.