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Apple Numbers application cannot save files

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac Home Edition

Symptoms

Apple Numbers application running on the Mac fails to save the file in the profile folders (Desktop, Documents, Downloads etc.) that are shared with the virtual machine

the error message comes up:

    The document could not be autosaved. It has been changed by another application.

Shared Profile option is turned on in your virtual machine's Configuration and your virtual machine is working in the background.

Resolution

Turn off Thumbs.db files creation in Windows:

  1. In Windows virtual machine go to Start, in the Search field type in:

    regedit
    

    and press Enter (Return)

  2. In the registry editor go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

  3. Right-click on the blank space on the right side of the editor and create the new DWORD parameter with the name NoThumbnailCache and set its value to 1

  4. Also go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer

  5. Right-click on the blank space on the right side of the editor and create the new DWORD parameter with the name DisableThumbsDBOnNetworkFolder and set its value to 1



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