Troubleshooting Apple Wireless Keyboard Doesn’t Work on Mac with Parallels Windows 7

September 30th, 2011 by Regaz



The Troubleshooting Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Installing the Needed Driver and Enabling the Apple Wireless Keyboard on Parallels Windows 7 Virtual Machine.

Just Relax & Take the Time of Carefully Reading and Executing the Instructions Contained Here and the Issue Should be Solved.

1)

Download Apple Bluetooth Driver:

Apple Bluetooth Drivers

2)Provide to Install it on your Windows Virtual Machine

Important Thing to know is that when you will Activate the Bluetooth Driver on Paralles your Keyboard will be Unavailable on Mac until that will be Deactivated

So, at the moment using an Apple Wireless Keyboard you will have to Take an Annoying Step of Switching On/Off the Bluetooth on Parallels.

3)Activate the Bluetooth Driver on Parallels

Devices>USB>Apple Bluetooth…

4)Right Click on Bluetooth Icon Windows Task Bar

Open Settings

5)Allow Auto Discovery

Allow Bluetooth Devices to find…

6)Add a Device

Right click on Bluetooth Icon Task Bar -> Add a Device

OR

Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Add a Bluetooth Device

A Window will Pop Up Looking for your Device

In a Little While your Device should be Recognized…


If your Device isn’t Founded try to Turn it Off/On and wait for a while
If Windows doesn’t find Any Device try to Reboot VM and Repeat Activation

I Hope this will be Enough to Solve your ProbleM :)

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