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Update for Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac Supports Windows 8 Consumer Preview


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Parallels just released an update to Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac, which includes experimental support for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and more.

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Today Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac was updated to provide experimental support for Windows 8 Consumer Preview , including simple download and automatic installation of Windows 8 via the Parallels New Virtual Machine Wizard. The update also adds experimental support for OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview as both a host and guest.

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Now Mac enthusiasts and developers alike (not to mention tech journalists), can safely try Windows 8 Consumer Preview and OS X Mountain Lion in Parallels Desktop 7 virtual machines to protect their Mac from potential mishaps or corruption of important files that can occur with preview versions of software. Additionally, Parallels Mobile users can remotely access and control their Mac as well as its Windows 8 and OS X Mountain Lion virtual machines, applications and files, via their iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

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This update comes it at just over 304 MB.

I’ve just updated and it’s running great.

Andrew Edney
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