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Parallels Workstation 6 & Parallels Workstation Extreme 6 known issues

  • Parallels Workstation 6.x
  • Parallels Workstation 6.x Extreme

Known Issues

Below are known issues with Parallels Workstation 6 and Parallels Workstation Extreme 6. Our development team is aware of them and is going to fix them in the nearest future.
For now, please use the corresponding workarounds below if available.


1.1. After installing Parallels Workstation Extreme on a Windows 7 (64-bit) host computer, you are unable to connect any USB device to the virtual machine.

1.2. Sometimes you can't connect a USB mass storage device, mounted on the host computer running RHEL 6 (64-bit), to the virtual machine.

1.3. Accidental installation error 141 on Linux host computers.


Please reboot the host computer.


2.1. Logitech Webcam Pro 9000 stops working after you suspend/resume the virtual machine or revert to the snapshot.


Please reboot the guest operating system.


3.1. Time synchronization may fail sometimes when the "Allow a different time than on host computer” option is enabled. (The issue has been fixed since Update 1).

3.2. Sometimes sound recording may experience some lagging.

3.3. X-server may fail to start in the RHEL 5.6 operating system after it was migrated to a virtual machine using Parallels Transporter.

3.4. Parallels Tools installer may fail in RHEL 6.1 (64-bit) operating system after it was migrated to a virtual machine using Parallels Transporter. (The issue has been fixed since Update 1).


Unfortunately, no workaround for the above issues is available yet.

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