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Unable to delete the snapshot or VM(Delete from Disk)

Avatar of Prashant Girennavar
Prashant GirennavarFlag for India asked on
Windows Server 2003VMwareWindows Server 2008
5 Comments1 Solution12130 ViewsLast Modified:
Hello Experts,

   I am planning to delete the snapshot of a powered off VM (Not sure I can do it when it is powered off) . When I try to remove the snapshot it throws me an error message - "A General System Error Occured:Invalid Fault".

  Even I tried deleting the VM from the Host (delete from disk) , Now I get "The operation is not allowed in the current state".

 Neither I am able to delete the snapshot nor delete the VM  ,  what is wrong here.

 I checked , there are no CD/DVD Rom connected to the VM. Its only powered off.

How to resolve this?


Thanks,

_Prashant_