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VMware Virtual Machine Won't Power Up

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Hi Andrew,

If you're around can you let me know why my virtual machine is stuck in Powering Up? See image.

Regards
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
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Hey cpatte7372

It's like a personal request show!

No problems, actually, I was waiting for this question, because I thought you might have issues!

Look at the virtual machine is it Asking a Question?

and it's Waiting for the Answer, to the Question?

Is it this Question?

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Have you tried to power off the VM?

Maybe this can assist.
http://www.vladan.fr/esxi-5-unresponsive-vm-h/
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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@Roshan Exclamation Mark on the VM in the screenshot, it's asking a question!!!

It's not un-responsive! It's waiting for an Answer by a Human Being!? - I need Input!
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Hi,

OK, its powered up, but appears stuck, see image.

I might need to submit this request to Cisco Engineers - you have been great with helping me getting the vm working.

Cheers

Carlton
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Refer to Developers.

The original question has been Answered. I would submit a new Question, possibly in the Cisco topic area, if anyone has seen this issue.

You did configure the VM correctly or check the VM, I'm not sure where you got it from, or what the VM was previosusly setup for...

Post a new question, and we can discuss the setup in more detail.
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Thanks again
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