Can I run my Boot Camp partition with Parallels Desktop?

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Note: this article only applies to Intel-based Mac computers, as the Boot Camp® feature is currently not available on Mac computers with M1 chip.


Boot Camp® is a feature of Mac OS X that lets you boot your Mac into Windows. If you have already installed Windows on your Mac using Boot Camp, you can set Parallels Desktop to work with Boot Camp using either of the following options:



As an alternative resource on this topic, we also recommend visiting this blog post:

How to Run Boot Camp in a Virtual Machine

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