Blue Screen STOP 0x000000FE

Problem You get a blue screen whilst running Windows Vista containing the message : STOP 0x000000FE BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER Solution There is a patch for this problem but you need to request it from Microsoft. You can do that here:

Troubleshooting USB Microphones in Parallels

Problem Parallels Desktop may not detect your USB microphone or may have issues with recording. Solution Quit Parallels Desktop. Click the Apple icon in the top left. Click System Preferences. Click Sound. Set your USB microphone as the default input in Sound. If there is crackling or clipped input, then adjust the input volume in… Continue reading Troubleshooting USB Microphones in Parallels