Parallels Desktop – new Mac User boot disk cannot be found for VM

Hi after adding a new user I had the problem that Parallels told me during startup of the VM (Win7) that there is no disk which can be mounted for the system to boot up. I had prior changed the rights for the new user to be the same as for all others, the vm [...]

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Usefull Apple Shortcuts Nr. 6 – The @ sign on a Windows VM under Parallels

Again a different behavior for typing an at (@) sign when you are using a Windows (Win7) VM under Parallels Desktop on your mac. I had my problems typing my first email addresses 😉 Ctrl + ⌥ + q (means: Ctrl + alt + q)

Usefull Apple Shortcuts Nr. 5 – Parallels and Windows Ctrl + Alt + Del

If you have to have a windows vm on board of your mac using parallels desktop and you have to have a user logon on startup of the machine let's say because of your companies security settings you might have run into this problem earlier. Windows unlock screen request to ctrl+alt+del for login from you [...]

Problems installing Windows 7 on new Notebook with Windows 8 and UEFI

Hi. A friend of mine got a new asus aspire one 756 as a christmas present, with Windows 8 preinstalled. She could not make friends with the new Microsoft Operating System (I can't guess why, too intuitive to use, too less changes, too user-friendly 😉 ?). She asked me if it is possible for me [...]