hyper v - CD Rom Issue

Posted on 2011-10-13
Last Modified: 2012-05-12

When i try and load another Vitual Machine i get a error

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microsoft emulated IDE controller ( insance ..... ) failed to power on with error the process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process

failed to open attachments d:  Error the process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process .....

Any help would be great.

Question by:JonathanJns
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    Remove the drive being used by the other virtual machine on the same host.  Settings-->IDE Controller --> DVD set to None, then try using the DVD drive in the VM in question.

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