06-22-2013, 05:49 PM #1
"No boot device is available" in windows parallels
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- Jun 22, 2013
I manually switched off/on my mac after restart my windows parallels is giving error "No boot device is avaialble". I reinistalled windows but is there any way to recover old data as I have old .pvm or .hdd file. I tried open it with parallels mounter but it says "Parallel mounter is unable to open the virtual disk" ANY IDEAS.
06-25-2013, 05:15 AM #2
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- Oct 01, 2007
- 27" iMac i7 (2011) 10.11, Mac Mini i5 (2014), iPhone7, Apple Watch, iPad Pro 9.7, AppleTV (4)
I'd start on the Parallels KB. There are many options in there:
KB Parallels: I am unable to start Windows: troubleshooting Virtual Machine start issues
If none of those work I'd contact their support direct.
But before you do anything I'd make a copy of the VM so that you have a backup should the troubleshooting not work and change things for the worseNot been around these parts for a while. Trying to change that . .
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