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How to install or upgrade to Parallels Desktop 9

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition
  • Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac Home Edition
  • Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac Standard Edition
  • Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac Standard Edition
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition
  • Parallels Access

How to install Parallels Desktop 9.

This article will help you install Parallels Desktop 9. Please proceed to instructions below.

Upgrading to Parallels Desktop 9?


NOTE: After upgrading to Parallels Desktop 9 you do not need to reinstall Windows or create a new virtual Machine.

You can continue using your existing virtual machine and all applications installed in it.


IMPORTANT: Upgrades are possible for Parallels Desktop 7 and later. For activation instructions with a Parallels Desktop 9 upgrade license, please see KB #116848.

If your previous version key is for Parallels Desktop 6 or earlier, please visit the Parallels Convenience Store to purchase a full license for Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac.

To install Parallels Desktop 9 please proceed to the instructions below.

Instructions

  1. Parallels Desktop 9 is distributed as the .dmg image. The installation file is available to download at www.parallels.com/download/desktop

  2. After downloading, double-click the installation file with the .dmg extension. It will be mounted in Finder. Then double-click the Install icon.

  3. Enter your Mac user password, and the installation will start.

  4. If you are upgrading to Parallels Desktop 9 from an earlier version, you will see this dialogue. Click Remove to remove your current version of Parallels Desktop and install Parallels Desktop 9.

Parallels Desktop is now installed! Check out our tips for new users:


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