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Error message (missing on booting up from Boot Camp

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Problem: I had to erase and re-install my Boot Camp partition and now I'm getting this error in Parallels when I try to boot up the Boot Camp drive: "Parallels Desktop cannot find necessary drivers to configure your Boot Camp partition. Please refer to Help - Parallels Desktop Help - Using Boot Camp Windows XP Installation for troubleshooting."

Solution: Parallels Desktop requires file to operate with your Boot Camp partition. By default, the file is stored at C:\WINDOWS\Driver Cache.To resolve the issue, copy the file located at the same directory and rename it to

add78cd663c4b3736f2c866e82d5ef12 6c0bc137413ef2b485c9418f5dd9403a 33c4522b6fa9ca8e050f19b889fb58f1 1e5db16426987d561060acdf56d947b4 279e509e1fbdf7d3ff4adbfcc21d2666

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