Parallels Problem

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by Famous Boi69, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. Famous Boi69 macrumors newbie

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    I have set up my partition on Boot Camp running Windows XP Professional SP2. The mouse and keyboard work when I run windows in Boot Camp.

    Now I am trying to boot from the partition in the parallels window, and it starts up fine, but I have no control over the mouse or keyboard.

    Any suggestions on what I can do to fix this?
     
  2. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    With Fusion you need to install VMware Tools for full capabilities
    I'm not sure if Parallels has an equivalent or not

    Woof, Woof - Dawg [​IMG]
     
  3. fhall1 macrumors 68040

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    Parallels does have an equivalent, but you shouldn't need it to run the mouse and keyboard. What model Mac and kind of keyboard and mouse OP?
     
  4. Famous Boi69 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    15" Macbook Pro 5.1

    Standard Built in Touchpad & Keyboard
     

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