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How to disable mouse synchronization between Host and Guest OS?

  • Parallels Desktop 4 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop for Windows & Linux
  • Parallels Workstation 4.x Extreme


Mouse is synchronized between Host and Guest OS. How Do I Disable It?


By default Mouse synchronization between Host and Guest OS is enabled since Parallels Tools are installed.


To disable this option, please click "Configure" button on your virtual machine window.

The Virtual Machine Configuration  window will be opened.

Go to "Services" node -> uncheck "Automatically capture and release the mouse pointer" checkbox.

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