Time zone/clocks in Virtual Machine is out of sync with Mac OS time zone

280 users found this article helpful

Symptoms

Cause

This behavior may happen during traveling when you change the time zone on your Mac and the virtual machine is not synced or it can occur right after summer/winter time zone changes.

Resolution

To sync your virtual machine's time zone with your Mac, do the following:

  1. Shut Down your virtual machine. Open the virtual machine Configuration menu.
  2. Go to Options > More Options (in version 11)/Advanced (in previous versions).
  3. In Time option open the drop-down menu and select Sync from Mac.

  4. Start the virtual machine.

  5. If the issue persists please reinstall Parallels Tools.

Was this article helpful?

Tell us how we can improve it.