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Unable to install Parallels tools. The error code 0xE0000217

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac

Symptoms

Unable to install Parallels Tools. In parallels-tools-setup.log ( located in C: Windows/Temp ) the following errors appeared:

 [G] [ToolsSetup] DIFXAPP: ERROR:  RETURN UpdateDriverForPlugAndPlayDevices. (Error code 0xE0000217: A service installation section in this INF is invalid.)
 [G] [ToolsSetup] DIFXAPP: ERROR:  Installation failed. (Error code 0xE0000217: A service installation section in this INF is invalid.)
 [G] [ToolsSetup] DIFXAPP: ERROR:  PnP Install failed. (Error code 0xE0000217: A service installation section in this INF is invalid.)

Cause

Windows OS corruption.

Resolution

To fix it you need to repair your Windows installation.

Also, you may follow this video guide It will show you how to repair Windows XP.

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Error code 0xE0000217

0xE0000217

Unable to install Parallels Tools

DIFXAPP: ERROR

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