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How to Activate Parallels Desktop for Mac?

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 4 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 3 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 2.x for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop Licensing, Activation and Registration
  • Parallels Desktop for Windows & Linux

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     A. Activating with a full / trial key

To activate Parallels Desktop, please:

Open Parallels Desktop application

Choose the "Activate Product..." option from the Help menu and insert your activation key in the activation form


     B. Activating with an Upgrade key

To activate Parallels Desktop, please:

Open Parallels Desktop application

Choose the "Activate Product..." option from the Help menu and insert your Upgrade activation key in the activation form.

After your Upgrade key has been accepted you would be prompted to enter your previous version activation key.

NOTE: Please make sure the previous version key you enter is actually a FULL key, not an UPGRADE one.


For instructions on locating 2.x and 3.0 version keys, please refer to: http://kb.parallels.com/en/4661


For instructions on locating 4.0 and 5.0 version keys, please refer to: http://kb.parallels.com/en/5680
 




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