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I went to Configure>Hardware>Hard Disk 1 and checked all partitions, Partition 2 and 4 weren't checked by default So now my Partitions looking like that:
In VM configuration, did you check the Options>Sharing settings are OK ? SmartMount should be checked. And verify that all the volumes are mounted by MacOS.
Try (ctrl - left alt - tab) & (right alt - tab) should do the trick… Well it does it using VMware where you can also change inside "VMWare" menu "Preferences… "Keyboard & Mouse" pane the key mappings to give priority either to the VM or the host. I don't see why it wouldn't be the same with Parallels…
Parallels will rarely be as fast as natively booting Windows via Bootcamp, especially when you're gaming. You're much better off ditching parallels and going back to bootcamp for gaming. By running the VM, you're limiting the amount of resources that are available to OS X and your VM environment; thereby, making each run slower. On some machines where a ...
I had the exact same problem. I went a different route, and decided to sacrifice the nice high-DPI of the Retina for a scaled solution that makes everything look right. In Parallels VM Config → Hardware → Video → Resolution Use: Scaled Not: Best for Retina, More Space Restart VM Windows Display Settings → Set Resolution: 1280x800 + Apply Windows Display ...
You might just download a torrent for Mountain Lion. OS X doesn't have any copy protection. You can create a VM from the dmg included with the installer application (Install OS X Mountain Lion.app/Contents/SharedSupport/InstallESD.dmg), so don't download any modified ISOs meant for PCs.
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