Cannot create Bootcamp based virtual machine: Failed to configure the Boot Camp partition's hard disk.
A disk configuration error has occurred:
Make sure that you have read/write permissions for the disk.
'/Users/<username>/Documents/Parallels/My Boot Camp.pvm/<name_off_hdd>.hdd'
Bootcamp disk is used by some process/subsystem on your Mac. This is either filesystem driver or another process like spotlight.
Check the list with partitions:
Launch Terminal (Applications/Utilities/Terminal) and type in:
Check which disk is used by Bootcamp. At this example it's disk0s4:
Microsoft Basic Data BOOTCAMP 101.8 GB disk0s4
Try to unmount the disk:
Execute the following command in the Terminal:
sudo umount /dev/disk0s4
If disk unmounts successfully, please try to create Bootcamp based virtual machine again.
If not, please check which process uses the disk:
In the Terminal window, please execute the following command:
sudo lsof | grep BOOTCAMP
Check the process in the output of the command, e.g:
test 1359 root 8r DIR 1.4 2709 /Volumes/BOOTCAMP
Try to stop/force quit this process (in the example the disk is used by the process 1359. In order to stop the process execute the following command):
- Create Bootcamp based virtual machine again.