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After updates, can't get virtual server to boot from vhd on d: partition

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Windows Server 2003Microsoft Virtual Server
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greetings experts.  i have a windows 2003 server that has virtual server 2005 installed.  on the guest host server, i have one hdd with two partitions (c: and d:).  the c: partition ran out of space so i resized the vhd file and moved the new vhd file to the d: partition.  (i posted a question on this process yesterday and an expert answered it.)  i was able to boot the guest server up several times yesterday after making the change but this morning when i try to start the guest server i get this error:

any ideas on what's going on and how to fix it?  thanks for the help.
"JEFFCOATTNY"encountered an error when attempting to use one of its virtual hard disks.
 
The virtual hard disk "d:\jeffcoattny_v1.vhd" attached to primary channel (0) of "JEFFCOATTNY" could not opened with read-write access. You need read-write access to the virtual hard disk to boot a virtual machine. Another virtual machine or the Virtual Disk Manager might be using this disk right now.
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