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Can't start virtual machine

Posted on 2013-12-13
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Shutdown a VM yesterday. The machine installed one windows update before shutting down. I don't know what update it did. Today, I am unable to restart the machine. Please see attached screen shot. Note that other virtual machines are currently running on the same Hyper-V server. Those were not shutdown or restarted.
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I can't locate the VHD file for the said VM. It's not in the specified folder location in the VM properties.
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Problem is that I was trying to start the wrong VM. The VM's were mis-named. VM name that matches machine name is just a dummy VM. VM with abstract, meaningless name is the one that I needed to start. Working now.
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