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(Windows 7/Parallels) "y:autorun.exe is not a valid Win32 application."
Author: R G Reference Number: AA-02913 Views: 9174 Created: 2012-11-21 08:56 Last Updated: 2012-11-21 14:32 0 Rating/ Voters

This is a Windows 7/Parallels compatibility issue.  Parallels is mounting your BibleWorks DVD as a shared network drive instead of as a local DVD. To mount your BibleWorks DVD as a local DVD, please follow these steps:

1. Open the Windows file Explorer in Parallels. You will see that the DVD is mounted as a network drive instead of as a DVD drive:
    

2. On the Parallels Desktop main menu in OS X, select

     Devices | CD/DVD 1 | Real CD/DVD | Default CD/DVD

    

3. After a moment Parallels should disconnect the DVD as a network drive and re-connect it as a local DVD drive in Windows:

    

The BibleWorks autoplay installation window should open.

Last updated: MT/November 21, 2012