Parallels 4 Windows Vista keeps freezing and other problems (MacBook, Leopard)

Discussion in 'General Questions' started by Leauki, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. Leauki

    Leauki

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    I am running 32 bit Vista in Parallels Desktop 4 on my MacBook (2 GB, 320 GB, Mac OS X 10.5.7, Parallels 4.0.3844).

    I have two problems with the setup.

    Whenever the MacBook sleeps and wakes up again, the guest OS in the windows (i.e. Vista) freezes and needs a hard reboot to come back again.

    And whenever Parallels is running the MacBook's fan comes on and remains on all the time until Parallels is shut down again.
     
  2. Srinivasulu.V

    Srinivasulu.V

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    Hello,

    Please follow the below mentioned steps:

    1) Open Parallels Desktop.Do not start the Windows Operating System.
    2) On the menu bar click on Parallels Desktop => click on preference => Memory.
    3) Manually change the Memory to 1000 MB => Click on OK.
    4) On on the Menu bar click on Virtual Machine => Configure => Memory.
    5) Manually Change the Memory to 1000 Mb => Click OK.
    6) Also Launch Parallels ( do not start windows ) => Go to Configure => Smart Mount => disable the Smart Mount option.
    7) Restart the mac.
     

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