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How to disable Parallels Tools autoupdate?

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Home Edition
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition

Question

How to disable Parallels Tools autoupdate?

Answer

  1. Shut down virtual machine.

  2. Locate the virtual machine .pvm bundle.

  3. Right-click it > Show Package Contents.

  4. Locate config.pvs file > right-click it > Open With > Other > locate TextEdit and choose it.

  5. In the TextEdit press cmd + F combination and type autoupdate in the search field. After the field is found, change its value from 1 to 0:

  6. Save the changes and close the file.

If Parallels Tools keep updating automatically please check the this knowledge base article.




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