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ESX: Windows complaining of disk issues after SAN crash.

Hi All,

We had an issue with our SAN.  Everything is now resolved.  However one of our server is complaining about it's disks (within Windows).




I run check disk on startup to see if it would fix the issue, but got the following message.

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
It would seem you have corruption at the NTFS partition level (e.g. inside the VMDK).

If chkdsk cannot repair the issue, I would be prepared to restore your VM from a valid backup.
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detox1978Author Commented:
Would it be possible to do a VM convert or something similar to fix it?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
damage has already been done to the file system.

file and folder recovery is your best course of action, I would backup the vmdk, or copy the existing vmdk as is, and work on a backup.
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