Slow internet connection in Windows virtual machine

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Symptoms

My Windows internet connection is very slow in comparison to its speed on the Mac.

Cause

Limited amount of network bandwidth resources allocated to Windows virtual machine.

Resolution

The following resolution is applicable only to Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro and Parallels Desktop for Mac Business editions.

To allocate the unlimited amount of network resources to WIndows please follow step-by-step instructions below:

  1. Shut down Windows (Actions > Shut Down).
  2. Open the virtual machine's configuration > Optimization tab > drag the slider to No limit position.


     
  3. Start Windows.

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