How to restore HyperV VMs when host OS reinstalled?

Posted on 2012-08-27
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Last Modified: 2012-09-12
We had to rebuild our HyperV host machine. The VMs were stored on a different drive in the same server. After rebuilding it I can browse and see all the VMs. How do I bring them back up online? Server 2008 R2 SP1
Question by:MrVault
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Use the Import option Browse to the folder location to Find VMs.

Also see here

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Ayman Bakr earned 2000 total points
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Create new VMs with existing VHDs - to preserve the configurations also follow the manual steps in Option 2 of the following article:


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Thanks for the tip. worked perfectly!

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