Parallels 5 SLIC BIOS?

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  1. Chrysaor

    Chrysaor MDL Novice

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    Is there an equivalent for "bios440.filename" for Parallels 5, or any way to edit the binary to include modded bios?
     
  2. laquain

    laquain MDL Novice

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    I'm looking for this as well... I really would like this so that I can compare the new Parallels with Fusion
     
  3. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    Just a BUMP
    Anybody has any ideas?

    sebus
     
  4. kocoman

    kocoman MDL Senior Member

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    So no one done it for Vista in the past?

    Its a question that can't be asked at the parallels forum.
     
  5. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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  6. urie

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    Come on is it really that hard we already have bios mods availiable for VM-Ware, MS virtual PC and MS Virtual Machine , Getting there with VirtualBox now someone is asking about Parallels why oh why when we have MS it is free and VirtualBox almost done, Half the problem is not doing the mod it is to do with elua's and should i say reverse engineering:)
     
  7. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    #7 sebus, Dec 20, 2009
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    Asking as Parallels seems to be by far superior at least on Mac (real of Hackintosh)

    And on Mac there is only Fusion...

    If running on Mac OS X & Intel processor then for XP activation this applies http://forums.mydigitallife.net/posts/196963

    On Windows one can pass through SMBIOS data (so it will activate with whatever is good for the host ie HP)

    SLIC would be just the full solutiion

    sebus
     
  8. kocoman

    kocoman MDL Senior Member

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    From the Parallels 4, when you mod the file, ie: the prl_client_app file, it will tell you "you have to reinstall parallels" (because some checksum was wrong back then when I mod the DMI string for SLP 1.0 -- I didn't use it now since there is the "Genuine" method). but you can leave the error popup (ie: don't press ok), and then still start the VMs
     
  9. olivier83980

    olivier83980 MDL Novice

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    Hi guys about parallels desktop and mac,

    If i install windows 7 and i use removewat do you think it can be working :confused:

    Thanks for answers :)
     
  10. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    I would think it should work the same as on real hardware

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  11. zesyavaiday

    zesyavaiday MDL Novice

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    Parallels 5 SLIC BIOS

    ive read a similar thread with no useful information.
    can anyone tell me how to get OSX86 to work on winxp using parallels?
     
  12. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    Forget it!

    You might get OSX working inside Vmware Workstation, but I would rather do it on a REAL hardware (and then use can use Parallels Desktop 5 to run Windows XP virtualized)

    sebus
     
  13. kocoman

    kocoman MDL Senior Member

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    Hmm, this is a good idea for some machines that can't run OSX, ie: Notebook with Nvidia 6150 built in video card...
     
  14. sebus

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    sebus MDL Guru

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    While there is no takers on "adjusting" this BIOS, at least secr9tos oem-driver activates Win7 fine in Parallels 5 on Mac

    sebus
     
  16. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    While there is no way yet to hack the actual "BIOS" this loader from floppy image works also fine

    sebus