HD audio Vmotion Issue

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When trying to migrate a VM running windows 10 i get :Virtual machine is configured to use a device that prevents the operation: Device 'HD audio ' has a backing type that is not supported. "This is a general limitation of the virtual machine's compatibility with the ESXi version of the selected host."

It was P2V but have no need for audio but see no way to remove or disable in device settings for the VM, does it have the be removed from the OS?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Can you not delete the device in VM settings otherwise you’ll need to edit the device VM settings VMX file.

It’s not supported by vSphere for vMotion or does anything in the VM

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yeah i get its not supported, but I don't see the device in vm settings

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Network adapter 1

 Connected  
Status
 Connect At Power On
Adapter Type

DirectPath I/O
 Enable
MAC Address
 
00:50:56:a0:f8:74
 
CD/DVD drive 1

 Connected  
USB xHCI controller
USB 3.0
Video card
 
Number of displays
 
Total video memory
 
4
 MB
3D Graphics
  Enable 3D Support
3D Renderer
 
3D Memory
 
256
 MB
VMCI device
Device on the virtual machine PCI bus that provides support for the virtual machine communication interface
SATA controller 0
AHCI
Other
Additional Hardware
Controllers
PCI controller 0
IDE 0
IDE 1
PS2 controller 0
SIO controller 0
USB xHCI controller (USB xHCI controller)
SATA controller 0 (AHCI)
SCSI Adapters
SCSI controller 0 (LSI Logic SAS)
Input Devices
Keyboard
Pointing device
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Expert of the Year 2017

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Edit the VMX file.

We means VM power off Remove from inventory Edit VMX file and re add to Inventory

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what am i looking for to edit in VMX file?
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Audio references

e.g. VirtualHdAudioCard,

sound.virtualDev = “hdaudio”

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