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It is not a trivial task - it's easy the other way round, but not this way… Converting/Cloning a Parallels VM to Bootcamp on Mac has the full details, but this is the précis… Process Outline These are the basic steps required to get the job done: Create the Boot Camp partition and make it bootable. Copy the source vm’s filesystem to the boot camp ...
This is unlikely to work, though I haven't tried it. If I may esplain... The bootcamp drivers are for windows running on a specific number of Apple Macintosh computer models. In other words the drivers are for specific computers. The Parallels VM is an emulated PC that may or may not have any compatibility with the Apple hardware. It's kind of like going ...
I have a MP1,1 that served me faithfully from October 2006 to around July of this year. Like you, I put a SSD in it and ended up with what is largely a new machine. Over those 7+ years I upgraded HD's, video cards, added some RAM and that's about it. Unfortunately the upgrade cycle ran out of steam this year. App Store submissions require Xcode 6 now, and ...
Short answer, yes. The MacPro 1,1 can run 10.7.5 as it's latest OS. I have a 2008 Black MacBook which runs the same. Despite being on an OS from 2011, you can still run the latest version (v7.1.0) of VMWare Fusion. You can also jam 32 GB of RAM in there. Plus, the Xeon from 2006 will almost be comparable to a Core i5 from a couple of years ago. Like ...
The main limitation is that it won't run a more recent OS X version than 10.7 (Lion), which probably won't be supported with security updates for much longer. I wouldn't put it on the Internet, but it should be fine as a VM host on your LAN.
Definitely Yes My 08 is still well worth keeping going - it's still my main machine, with up-rated GPU, SSD, & RAM. I see no reason why it shouldn't be worth keeping an 06 going for a while longer. Maybe Bootcamp rather than VM, if you need what speed remains in the machine. As you have plenty of drive bays, I'd Bootcamp to a different physical drive, ...
Using UltraMon seems to work fine for me, I've found it in a post on the Parallels Forum: I will start the VM with 3 screens, then I use a 3rd party software (UltraMon) and disable the one display so that my VM uses two screens running Windows 7 and my MacOS uses the one.
I've found a way: Enable Select boot device at startup in the virtual machine After the startup of the VM press any key to enter the boot device menu Select Boot Maintenance Manager Select Boot from file Search your recovery volume (usually it's the 2nd one listed) Select com.apple.recovery.boot Select boot efi Recovery ...
Open your Windows VM and go to Actions -> Configure... in the menubar Choose the Options-tab and highligt Sharing in the left pane Uncheck all boxes like in the picture below: Hit the Custom Folders... Button and remove any user-defined OS X folder by highlighting it and clicking the - button:
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