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Known issues with macOS 10.14 Mojave and Parallels Desktop for Mac

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Home Edition
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition

Information

According to our latest research, Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac works stable on macOS 10.14 Mojave with no major issues.

If you want to upgrade your virtual machine to macOS 10.14 Mojave Beta, please take a backup and look through the list of known issues below.

Since Apple released macOS 10.14 Mojave Beta, Parallels Engineering Team analyses changes introduced in the new operating system to provide full compatibility with Parallels Desktop for Mac in future updates.

Known issues with macOS virtual machine

Issue Workaround
Black screen in macOS virtual machine after upgrade to 10.14 Mojave.                         See instructions below.
Low video resolution after virtual machine upgrade to macOS 10.14 Mojave Maximum video resolution without Parallels Tools is 1024*768. Installing Parallels Tools will cause total graphics loss.
Mouse scroll does not work during a new installation of macOS 10.14 Mojave No workaround yet.
Invisible GUI elements during a new installation of macOS 10.14 Mojave No workaround yet.

 

 

 

 

 

Known issues with macOS as a host system

Issue Workaround
Parallels Desktop Preferences: controls are not visible if Preferences window is not active.                   No workaround yet.
'Open in Internet Explorer' Safari plug-in cannot be installed. No workaround yet.
Virtual machine in Windowed view mode: devices "LED" indicators do not blink. Click 'Hide devices' > click 'Show devices'.
Resource Usage window is transparent. No workaround yet.
Applications (Parallels) folder icon image is broken. No workaround yet.
In some UI dialogs font is bold and does not match system font. No workaround yet.
Virtual machine Shared Applications are not displayed in 'Recents' Dock area. No workaround yet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How to uninstall Parallels Tools from macOS virtual machine

  1. Mount Parallels Tools installation image to the virtual machine. Click on CD/DVD icon on the virtual machine's window (or use 'Devices' menu on macOS menu bar) > select 'prl-tools-mac.ico' or click 'Connect Image...'  > navigate to this directory on your Mac: /Applications/Parallels Desktop.app/Contents/Resources/Tools/prl-tools-mac.iso.
  2. In the virtual machine, try to open the attached Parallels Tools image and select 'Uninstall Parallels Tools' > follow the process to complete uninstallation.



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