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Installing and running Windows 11 on a Mac

It's easy! All you need is the Windows 11 ISO and Parallels Desktop 17.
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Contributing Writer
Starting the Windows 11 installation
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Starting the Windows 11 installation

For more information on running Windows 11 on a Mac, click here.

Parallels Desktop 17 finds the ISO file
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Parallels Desktop 17 finds the ISO file

License key... we'll add that later
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License key... we'll add that later

Picking the right edition
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Picking the right edition

How will I be using Windows 11?
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How will I be using Windows 11?

Where it goes
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Where it goes

Installing!
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Installing!

Installing!
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Installing!

Installing!
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Installing!

Installing!
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Installing!

Getting there
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Getting there

Hi!
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Hi!

It took less than a minute!
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It took less than a minute!

Done!
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Done!

This is super smooth in the new Parallels Desktop 17
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This is super smooth in the new Parallels Desktop 17

Checking out the games!
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Checking out the games!

Activation nag
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Activation nag

Activated!
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Activated!

Updating
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Updating

Here's how the virtual system is seen by Windows 11
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Here's how the virtual system is seen by Windows 11

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