Parallels Desktop couldn't detect Windows 10 Boot Camp partition

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Symptoms

Cause

Windows hard disk errors.

Resolution

Check your Windows hard disk for errors:

  1. Right-click on your drive > Properties > Tools tab > Error Checking > Check > Scan drive.

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  2. Once scanning is done, you'll receive the output:

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  3. Click on Repair drive and reboot WIndows to proceed.

  4. After that please boot on the Mac side, remove the old Boot Camp virtual machine and create a new one.

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An alternative resolution: running CHKDSK Utility

  1. In Windows search bar type cmd, right click on Command Prompt > Run as Adminisrtator

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  2. Execute the command:

    chkdsk /r /f                   hit Enter/Return
    
  3. Type Y to confirm disk checking and hit Enter/Return. Reboot Windows to proceed.

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