- Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac
- Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac
Please either click on the Stop button or delete .MEM and .SAV files in the virtual machine bundle.
(Go to Documents > Parallels > Windows.pvm, right click the WIndows.pvm file and choose Show package content option)
Note: all unsaved data from your last Windows session will be lost.
In case none of the solution works, please open Activity Monitor (/Applications/Utilities/) and Quit the prl_vm_app process (Parallels VM in Parallels Desktop 8).