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Known issues with macOS 10.13 High Sierra and Parallels Desktop for Mac

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Home Edition
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition


If you intend to upgrade your Mac to macOS High Sierra and keep using Parallels Desktop for Mac, we strongly recommend you upgrade to Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac.

Here is the list of known issues we are working on with the available workaround that we have tested in our lab.

Known issues

Issue Workaround
Cannot create a new Boot Camp VM. Fixed in version 13.1.0 and later
Cannot start an existing Boot Camp VM. Fixed in version 13.1.0 and later
Cannot install macOS High Sierra to a virtual machine with Apple File System type. Fixed in version 13.1.0 and later
Cannot install Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac on macOS 10.13 High Sierra. Fixed in version 13.1.0 and later
Video artefacts when switching desktop spaces in Full Screen mode. Will be fixed in the upcoming macOS update
Parallels Tools system extensions are blocked in macOS High Sierra VM. In macOS High Sierra VM open System Preferences > Security & Privacy > General > click 'Allow'. See KB 124244
Cannot deploy Parallels Desktop to Macs with macOS High Sierra (host OS). See KB 124289

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