Parallels 5 Upgrade - BSOD on all Virtual Machines

Discussion in 'Installation and Configuration' started by Chris Brewer, Nov 4, 2009.

  1. Not one of my three virtual machines (All running latest service pack versions of XP) work after upgrading to the new version 5 from the latest patched version of Parallels 4.

    All machines sit forever with a black screen, and then crash with a BSOD. See attached screen shot. The error is:

    WORKER_THREAD_RETURNED_AT_BAD_IRQL

    STOP 0x000000E1

    Attached Files:

  2. Same Result

    Same thing here
  3. Same frustration

    I had the same problem. What the heck! No solution?
  4. Same issue.

    Same issue here with one of my XP SP3 VMs. Repaired Windows via the XP install disc to no avail. Running 10.6.1.
  5. Same issue here with one of my XP SP3 VMs. Running 10.6.1. Ran the XP repair utility from the XP SP3 install disk to no avail.
  6. Looks like what I am getting too (although my system reboots so fast I can't be sure).

    Further data point - I imported a VMWare Fusion Win XP machine, and it runs fine. But my Parallels machine won't run.
  7. I have the same issue on my WinXP VM. My Win7 VM is working fine.
  8. same problem here. completely frustrating and disappointing.
  9. Having same problem - got one machine to boot

    I configured back to 1 CPU and dialed memory back to 2048 GB.

    I do not know which let it boot. I will experiment. Please post any successes or info you have
  10. Got one machine to boot

    Changed to 1 CPU and memory to 2048 GB

    Let me know if it works for you
  11. Having same problem. Changed configuration to 1 cpu and 3248 GB.
    Having trouble seeing my replies. I hope you do.
  12. Got the same problem here. XP Pro SP 3 on SNL 10.6.1
  13. Similar problem

    Me too, only BSOD message was:

    IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

    ***STOP: 0x0000000A (0x0000F771,0x00000002, 0x00000001, 0x80701ABE)

    Bit frustrated, as attempts to roll back to Parallels 4 have not been smooth / successful either.
  14. Same problem here. Running XP Pro SP3 on SNL 10.6.1

    Attached Files:

  15. Me too! What's happening?
  16. I just upgraded to Parallels 5 as well and I have the same problem with my XP virtual machines. I have a Win2K vm that works, but XP just hangs and then gives me the BSOD.
  17. Elric

    Elric Parallels Team

    STim have just posted a solution:

    http://forum.parallels.com/showpost.php?p=389635&postcount=2

  18. Has this worked for anyone??

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