cannot connect to virtual machines in hyper-v console

HI, i have a 2008 hyper-v system with 2 virtual machines running.
This morning i went to connect to one in the console. And all it does is say connecting to server name. And thats it, then says not responding.
In event viewer i get
event id 1002 - application hang
the program vmconnect.exe version 6.0.6002.18005 stopped interacting with windows and was closed

the virtual machines seem to be running fine. But i haven't setup any remote access programs on them to be able to edit them.

any idea's
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James HaywoodCommented:
Hyper-v uses the built in RDP app to connect to the VM. Can you connect to another machine using RDP to confirm it's working correctly?
Can you ping the VM?
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total123Author Commented:
i've got 2 servers named
e2007 - which i can ping
sqlserver - which i can't ping and were typically migrating our database to tomorrow, great timing.

i cannot rdp into the e2007 server or sqlserver
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total123Author Commented:
Is Rebooting the main server going to help or hinder ?  
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James HaywoodCommented:
It can't hurt as long as you shut down the VMs first
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total123Author Commented:
Problem solved. I noticed a load of dfs rep error's not contacting the DC on the main VM server.
I changed the DNS settings to point to the new DNS server, which was put in 3 months ago. And i had taken out the old one. But forgot to change the settings on the VM server.
Then all the server consoles loaded automatically.
Why has this taken 3 months to suddenly happen ?

thanks for your help
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