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How to enter and exit Full Screen mode in Windows virtual machine

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  • Parallels Desktop

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You can set Windows to occupy your entire screen, so it looks just like it would if you were using a Windows PC. In Full Screen mode, Mac OS X and all of the Parallels Desktop controls are hidden.

To switch to Full Screen mode, do one of the following:

  • From Coherence mode, click the Parallels icon || in the menu bar, then choose Exit Coherence. Then click the View menu and select Enter Full Screen.

  • From Window mode, choose View > Enter Full Screen or click the Full Screen icon in the top right corner of the virtual machine window.


To exit Full Screen mode, do one of the following:

  • Press Command-Control-F.

  • Move the pointer to the top of the screen until the OSX menu bar appears and click View > Exit Full Screen. If you're using Mac OS X Snow Leopard or working in Parallels Full Screen mode, press Control-Option (Alt) to display the Mac menu bar.

  • If the Parallels hot corners are active, move the pointer to the upper-left corner of the screen until the corner peels back and click Exit Full Screen.

  • If you are using Mac OS X Lion and one of the screen corners is set to show the menu bar, move the pointer to that corner and then click the Full Screen button in the top-right corner of the menu.




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