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Second Mac OS Boot In Parallels

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I had a hd booting Lion 10.7.4. I bought a SSD and installed Lion via pendrive with that recovery assistant Apple provides. Lion came as 10.7.5.

Also, I removed my CD drive and installed the old hd, having a second internal HD. I have a Macbook Pro 17' Late 2011.


Booting from my SSD, I have Parallels 7.0 installed, already running Windows 7.

I had already installed a whole bunch of programs in the old hd, and some of them I cannot access through the ssd boot... such as Adobe and Office


What I wanted to do: I want to boot my old hd as a virtual machine, so that I don't have to restart the computer every time i want to run those apps!

I tried via Parallels and even via Apple features, but couldn't.

Haven't found any info around for a case exactly like mine.


Thanks in advance



Parallels 7.0, Mac OS X (10.7.5)


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