After Fusion crashed: "The virtual machine appears to be in use" when booting a Boot Camp partition
Posted on 2008-10-17
VMWare Fusion crashed when the Boot Camp partition was running. Now when I attempt to start the VM again I get the error "The virtual machine appears to be in use".
I have restarted the host (osx); I have booted into the Boot Camp Windows partition and I'm still getting the error.
I thought it would be a lock file on the host and I removed the files in ~/Library/Application Support/VMware Fusion/Virtual Machines/Boot Camp.
I'm assuming it is some sort of lock/temp file to indicate that the machine is still running. Do you have any idea where this file may be stored, or any other possible causes?