Mac reboots unexpectedly when Parallels Desktop is launched

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Symptoms

Mac kernel panic when Parallels Desktop is launched (do not even matter if you run virtual machine or not). Usually Mac restarts after running Parallels Desktop for more then 5 minutes, but no exact time.

Cause

Resolution

In case the issue still persist after performing steps above, disable switches to discrete graphics card.

For example you are able to do this by using open source program gfx.io

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