I tried the fix suggested above (deleting the Parallels folder on my WinXP image) and it did not help.
I have a 1 week old MacBookPro, running 10.4.10 with all the latest updates as of today. The keyboard and mouse (trackpad) I'm trying to use is the one built into the MacBookPro.
The rest of my story: I bought Parallels from Amazon and installed it, then installed WinXP professional. I booted and the mouse and keyboard worked first time. Parallels said it had an update available so I downloaded and installed it. It rebooted and then it didn't work. I did not note the exact build revisions *but* Amazon sent me version 2.5. So, I downloaded version 3 and installed and still no mouse/keyboard.
Another weird thing... when I use the Mac menu command "Send Keys:ctrl-alt-del" the VM does not respond. Right now, my VM is just showing the screensaver and unresponsive to any keyboard/mouse input. So, when I use the "Send Keys" command it should at least stop the WinXP screensaver... but it does not! So, there is some sort of seriously screwed up issue here.
If I have time I'll reinstall fresh... but I got Parallels to just goof around with some old games etc. Thank goodness I don't need it for real work.
Last edited: Jul 22, 2007