you cannot open the application

Discussion in 'Installation and Configuration of Parallels Desktop' started by maccybhoy, Oct 27, 2007.

  1. maccybhoy

    maccybhoy Bit poster

    you cannot open the application "parallels Desktop" because it is not supported on this system.

    god, nothing works easily for me.
    does anyone know whats wrong here? it installed just fine.

    Hardware Overview:

    Machine Name: iBook G4
    Machine Model: PowerBook6,7
    CPU Type: PowerPC G4 (1.5)
    Number Of CPUs: 1
    CPU Speed: 1.42 GHz
    L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
    Memory: 1 GB
    Bus Speed: 142 MHz
    Boot ROM Version: 4.9.3f0

    does it not run on these specs? I'm just new to mac so any help woould
    be much appreciated.

  2. gegervision

    gegervision Hunter

  3. Eru Ithildur

    Eru Ithildur Forum Maven

    Parallels is virtualization software, and not emulation software.
    You are using a PowerPC chip, which has a VERY different architecture than an Intel chip.

    Repeat after me, Parallels will not run on PowerPC unless a new program is made...

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