Black screen in Windows XP SP2 guest after upgrade of Parallels from 3036 (beta) to 3188 (official)

After doing the upgrade of Parallels, my Windows XP SP2 guest stopped displaying anything on the screen. The trick is to boot into Safe Mode by holding Fn+F8 just after you power on your virtual machine. Select Safe Mode and then Install Parallels Tools once Windows has booted into Safe Mode.

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