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Unable to use period (.) as a decimal sign in Windows virtual machine

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac

Symptoms

Unable to use period (.) as a decimal sign in Windows virtual machine.

Cause

You have Windows configured to use comma (,) as a decimal sign by default. 

Resolution

In order to change settings, in Windows do the following:

1. Start Parallels Desktop and Windows virtual machine;
2. Click on Start  Control Panel  Date, Time, Language and Regional settings;
3. Go to Regional and Language settings  click on Customize
4. Under Numbers tab, For decimal select "." instead of ","
5. Click on Apply and Ok.




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