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Parallels is running and starting extremely slow. Almost unusable really. Running the latest build of Parallels Desktop 10. I don't know if upgrading to Parallels 11 will fix it....almost afraid to.
Slow on 10.11. After upgrading from Yosmite to OS X El Capitan (10.11), Paralles Desktop 11327 runs extremely slow from an external usb3.0 drive. Fast on Yosmite. On Yosmite, Paralles Desktop 11327 runs fast from the same external usb 3.0. But, fast on local drive. OS X El Capitan, Paralles Desktop 11327 runs fast on the local drive.
I know I'm not directly answering your question: on my Book Air i7 8gb ram, after upgrading to El Capitain, my Windows setup (Win XP and Win 10) are running extremely slow from an external usb 3.0 SSD. Before upgrading all was running much quicker! My Parallels version is last one.
Parallels has said that "Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac will run on OS X El Capitan (10.11) as long as you are on the latest update" and directs customers to this KB to ensure you are up to date on v10: http://kb.parallels.com/111603 They recommend upgrading to Parallels 11 which is optimized for El Capitan. Some things that are broken in 10 are: You ...
If you haven't set Time Machine to exclude any files from the backup, you should be fine. If you want to be really cautious, you can find the Parallels virtual machine file and manually copy it onto your external hard drive, free space permitting. Put it at the top level of the drive, not in the Backups.backupdb folder. This will keep your files safe on ...
I can confirm that the following significantly improves the graphics rendering speed of OSX 10.10.5 on VMware 8 under 10.9.5 as host. The idea is to disable screen refresh syncing, which is incorrect when virtualised. You may either compile the utility application yourself, or download a compiled (beamoff.app.zip) version of it, and follow Step 0. Step 0. ...
Create 3 partitions: 1 for OS X 1 for bootcamp/windows 1 for your data OS X: formatted in HFS+ of course windows fromatted in NTFS in all likelyhood Format the data partition in ExFAT: both windows (starting from XP SP 3 onward) and OS X will support it read-write natively.
To remove parallels and the installed windows inside it: Remove Documents/Parallels (it's a directory, check that there's a huge file inside: that's the data on the "virtual" disk for windows. - If it's not there, it means it's stored somewhere else from the default location) Remove /Applications/Parallels Go to System Preferences > Users & Groups > ...
On Macs you have at least two ways to "install" Windows: Installing Windows to a newly created separate partition with Boot Camp Assistant. Installing Windows using a type-2 hypervisor like Parallels (or VMware Fusion, VirtualBox etc) In the first case Windows is directly installed to your disk and interacts with your Mac hardware. In the second case ...
You have Windows in a virtual machine. This only runs if you run Parallels so Windows is not normally running. To remove Windows just delete the virtual machine which is just a directory on the disk which by default is ~/Documents/Parallels If you don't know where the files are then I think in in parallels you will have an option to delete the VM
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