Windows Hyper-V server will not start.  Currently in "Saved" state

J.R. Sitman
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One Virtual server is in "saved" state.   I have tried to start it but it fails.  This is a Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V server.

Is there a way to fix this?
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Andrew CeohanSys & Net Admin

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I'd start at looking at event logs to see what errors are showing up when you try to start it.

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/virtualization/2018/01/23/looking-at-the-hyper-v-event-log-january-2018-edition/
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process Advisor
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Why does it fail?  Error messages?  Disk space?  Event Log entries?  You really need to provide more information...
J.R. SitmanIT Director

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The only error I found was "Failed to create a new partition"
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Andrew CeohanSys & Net Admin

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Out of curiosity, how much free RAM is available on the host and how much RAM does the VM want to use?
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this normally happens when the host drive runs out of space.. if you want you can delete the saved state2018-09-29_20-30-08.png
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Thanks to all

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