Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1

    Member Since
    Sep 13, 2010
    Unhappy Parallels 5 & Windows 7
    After a recent update to Parallels 5, Windows 7 started operating strangely. I keep being informed that the version of Windows 7 I have may be counterfeit, despite the fact that it is fully paid and bona fide. Warning notices keep coming up about every ten minutes but 7 still operates.

    How can I fix this?

  2. #2

    Raz0rEdge's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 17, 2009
    27" i7 iMac, 24" iMac, 13" Macbook Air, iPhone 5 & 5S, iPod Nano 7th Gen, iPad 2 16GB WiFi, iPad 3
    Have you activated your version of Windows 7?


  3. #3

    Member Since
    Jun 11, 2009
    MacBook Pro 500GB hard drive 4GB ram PowerMac G5 Dual 2.2GHz Mirrored 500GB HDD, Mac Mini, and more
    If you have recently updated Parallels Win 7 may have detected a major change in the computer (i.e. hardware change) enventhough nothing has changed but the software. try re-registering/activating and see if that works.. Let us know how it went.
    Ce's GeekBook PC guru wana Be turned Mac geek

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Mar 14, 2010
    like csegeek said, it probably just detected a major change. If the online activation doesn't work just activate by phone and call in with the number they will give you. You'll have to type in some random numbers/letters to activate it. I've had to do that a few times, its nothing to worry about.
    Macbook Pro 13|2.26Ghz|9400m|4GB Ram|500GB HD|

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Parallels Windows 7 & Bootcamp
    By Marathon in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-19-2013, 04:13 PM
  2. Parallels & Windows 7 x64
    By HairyHaggis in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 08-29-2011, 06:12 PM
  3. Parallels & Windows 7
    By RezDuane in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 12-02-2009, 01:30 PM
  4. Need to uninstall Parallels & Windows XP
    By kudzu721 in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-15-2009, 07:03 PM
  5. Remove Parallels, Windows, & VM
    By margaret438 in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-17-2009, 12:34 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts