SymptomsAfter upgrade to Parallels Desktop 8 you experience display issues in Coherence mode:
- Windows applications are not rendered correctly
- Application windows like Google are distorted or have artifacts
- Windows text is very small
WorkaroundIf your Windows Virtual Machine on Retina display has small text and icons:
- Go to Virtual Machine menu > Configure... > Hardware >Video > check Larger Text under Resolution
- Open Screen Resolution by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, and then, under Appearance and Personalization, clicking Adjust screen resolution.
Choose Medium - 125%
- Click Apply.
To see the change, close all of your programs and then log off from Windows. This change will take effect the next time you log on.