troubleshooting Question

Restore a VM if it's still in datastore? Issue after restarting host to fix Removing Snapshot issue.

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I'm on esxi 5.5, vSphere 6.5. Something happened where a VM got stuck removing snapshot after a Veeam backup and been running for over 72 hours. We saw no file size changes on files in the VM folder on the host so we restarted management agent on the host.
After the host rebooted, this VM became invalid/inaccessible (it alternates between those two states continuously).
I removed it from Inventory and am not sure how to add it back. When I browse to the datastore and try to right-click the vmx file, the only options I see are Download, delete, copy, move, rename...
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