Problem with starting Parallels 9 on OS X 10.9.5

Hi

I am suddenly unable to start Parallels 9 even though I have refrained from installing Yosemite. I have an OS X 10.9.5. The error message goes:

Unable to start Parallels services
Error 15381

Help anyone?
thuna72Asked:
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Martin LissConnect With a Mentor Older than dirtCommented:
I don't know, but when you reinstalled did it reinstall Parallels Tools?
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
why refrain from Yosemite? In any case you should update to Parallels 10.1.1and see if that fixes the problem. If you are reluctant to do that then reinstall Parallels Tools.
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thuna72Author Commented:
because i don't want to buy parallels 10. and becaue people say yosemite is not good if you don't have a retina display.

how do i reinstall parallels tools?
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thuna72Author Commented:
ps i checked the parallels forums and there it says to reinstall the parallels tools via the virtual machine. the problem is the virtuel machine does not open exactly because parallels fails to open.
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thuna72Author Commented:
fixed the problem myself. i reinstalled parallels 9 and now it seems to work again.
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thuna72Author Commented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for thuna72's comment #a40410261

for the following reason:

i found out on forums what to do.
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Martin LissOlder than dirtCommented:
OK glad you figured it out, and so just a final note to say that I have a late 2011 27" MAC and so of course no retina display, and for me at least there are absolutely no display problems.
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thuna72Author Commented:
thanks! after all, i  have a new problem with parallels now: it doesn't show ANY files, neither on the desktop not anywhere else. cold this be related to the reinstall??
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thuna72Author Commented:
good point.... i reinstalled them now and it WORKS. you ARE a genius, THANKS! was stressed out, all my research data in there...
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thuna72Author Commented:
thanks, will check them out!
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