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Sleeping with the Enemy: Running Windows® on a Mac® by Brad Miser

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Chapter 7. CONTROLLING AND CONFIGURING A WINDOWS VIRTUAL MACHINE

After you’ve installed Parallels Desktop for Mac, created a virtual machine, and installed Windows on that virtual machine, you’ll be ready to use that virtual machine (VM) to run Windows right on your Mac’s desktop. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to control a virtual machine and perform some additional configuration. From there, you’ll start working with the virtual Windows environment itself.

Controlling a Virtual Machine

When you want to work with Windows, you first launch Parallels Desktop for Mac and then open the virtual machine containing Windows. After the virtual machine is open, you can control it using the Parallels Desktop for Mac controls.

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