Unable to create USB under Parallels with Windows 11

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Mar 3, 2024
Just downloaded SR61r2 - On my M1 Mac, running Windows 11 under Parallels, when I chose the option 'Install SpinRite on USB' I get the error that USB Installing requires administrative privileges. My Win 11 user account is an admin account, and I am running SpinRite as administrator. Not sure if this a Win11 issue or a Parallels issue.

I am able to create the USB from a physical Win 10 machine.
Not sure if this a Win11 issue or a Parallels issue.
Hey Bart... I know that many Win11 users have successfully created SpinRite v6.1 boot media under Win11. And I believe that I'm done so under VMware and VirtualBox... But it might be that Parallels is the problem. SpinRite's boot media prep requires VERY low-level access to the drive.