how can i quickly transfer files between osx and parallels winxp?

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  1. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude with an ileostomy bag OT Supporter

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    right now i'm stuck with setting up windows file sharing and it takes forever to transfer things.

    also, my ntfs external hard drive will not show up under parallels, i have the usb drivers installed, it shows up under osx???
     
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    what version of parallels, you should just be able to drag and drop between them if your parallels is up to date.

    :)
     
  3. dorkultra

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    build 1970, it won't let me drag and drop. i did enable a shared folder on parallels (helps when you actually read the readme), so now it just transfers on the hard drive and doesn't use the network, much faster

    i enabled auto connect on usb, however when i hit the usb icon, i select usb to ide for my hard drive, it tells me that the device is used in another process and to wait 5-10 seconds and then try again.
    if not, manually disconnect the device and try again

    i dragged the hard drive icon into the trash, but that didnt help
     
  4. Rip The Jacker

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    just drag them.
     
  5. lane

    lane Propoflol, Midazololam, Fentanylol, Labetalolololo

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    go to the parallels website and download the latest version (3120) - you'll be able to drag and drop between osx and xp
     
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    3120 ftw! coherence is awesome too :eek3:
     
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    get a new version
     
  8. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude with an ileostomy bag OT Supporter

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    got the newest version, awesome
     

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