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Unable to use Windows Start Menu in Coherence mode

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac Home Edition

Symptoms

I am unable to use Windows Start Menu in Coherence mode. There is no Start Menu at the Dock. If I try to use Parallels icon from the tool bar - nothing happened. But from the Parallels Control Center I see that Start menu in active state.

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Cause

Virtual machine misconfiguration.

Resolution

  1. Do not start Parallels Desktop.
  2. Locate your virtual machine's '.pvm' file in Finder.
  3. Right-click on it > Show Package Contents.
  4. Inside virtual machine's bundle locate and remove Windows.app.

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  5. Restart your Mac.
  6. Run virtual machine



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