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Mouse cursor is not displayed properly in guest OS

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

Symptoms

  • The cursor doesn't appear in guest OS.
  • The mouse cursor appears not in the correct position.

Cause

Virtual machine misconfiguration.

Resolution

  1. Make sure the virtual machine is in shut down state.
  2. Open virtual machine configuration.
  3. Switch to Hardware tab > Mouse & Keyboard > set Mouse to Optimize for games.
  4. In Hardware tab switch to Boot Order > extend Advanced settings > in Boot flags box paste the following flag:

    devices.usb.mouse=0
    

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  5. Start the virtual machine and check the issue.



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