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Getting started with Parallels Toolbox for Windows

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  • Parallels Toolbox for Windows

Information

Parallels Toolbox is a collection of convenient, easy-to-use, lightweight applications, or tools, to help you focus, get things done, and stay secure. It provides quick access to many common functions that are either hidden, require hard-to-remember keyboard shortcuts, or are just not available.

Visit KB 124200 to see the list of available tools.

Installation

To install Parallels Toolbox for Windows, just double-click the installation file (.exe) and follow the onscreen instructions. Once Parallels Toolbox is installed, it is immediately ready to use. To open the Parallels Toolbox window, click in the Windows tray.

To get the installation file, you can either download Parallels Toolbox for evaluation, or if you purchased Parallels Toolbox for Windows, download the installation file using the link from the confirmation email.

Activation

Once Parallels Toolbox is installed and started, sign in to your Parallels account. Or create a new one if you don't have one already.

After that, do one of the following:

  • If you want to try Parallels Toolbox, click Try Free for 7 Days.
  • If you have an activation key, click I Have a Key and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • If you want to purchase Parallels Toolbox, click Buy and follow the onscreen instructions.

Using Parallels Toolbox

  1. To learn more about any tool, move the pointer over the tool, click the right mouse button and select About.

    For more details on Parallels Toolbox features refer to the Parallels Toolbox User's Guide.

    Note: Add any tool to Favorites for easier access by clicking with right mouse button and choosing Add to Favorites. All tools can be launched from Windows Start Menu by typing names in search field.

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  2. To enable a tool, simply click on its icon.

    The enabled tools are marked with a white circle:

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For more details on Parallels Toolbox features refer to the Parallels Toolbox for Windows User's Guide.




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