how to create a VM with Parallels 14 ? MacBook Pro

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These days it is important or it is common to hear “virtualized environments” like [Windows/Linux-Unix/Mac OS etc.], exist lots of solutions for commercial use or non-commercial for big companies or for any person at home.

Parallels is a big tool for Mac OS, the new version 14 implements some new cool features, it allows you to integrate the Windows OS with your Mac OS in a really cool way. Besides the virtualization that is the main topic here, Parallels have lots of tools to simplify lots of common tasks on any PC.


-Take Screenshot
-Record the Screen
-Download Audio/Video
-Uninstall Apps
-Free Memory
-Convert Video

How to create a VM with Parallels 14 on MacBook Pro ?

1. First Open “Parallels Control Center”

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Desktop Icon

2. Create new machine

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Control Center

3. Choose “Install Windows or another OS from a DVD or image file”

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Select Option

4. Select the .iso file you want to install

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Select image

Note: Parallels have an option to detect automatically .iso images, or you can search manually for the specific image you want to use. [files need to be saved locally]
5. Enter the license key if you have one, if not just disable the “checkbox” and click continue.

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License / Windows OS

6. Specify the Name & Storage Path

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Name / Storage Path

7. Click Create

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Installation begins.

8. Finish

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Installation Complete

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