troubleshooting Question

flat.vmdk file

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I did a migrate which failed, the machine then failed to start saying file missing.
I removed the Second drive (data drive) and the machine now but up, when i went to reattach the second drive it didn't recognize a drive there at all.
I browsed to the store were the drive was kept and all that is there is the server-flat.vmdk file

 I did a Google on it and to repair it they suggest creating a new drive the same size copying the flat.vmdk into the new directory and renaming it to the new file then it should work and i get my data back.

is this correct?
is there a quicker way?

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