Unable to start Windows 10 VHD on a New VM

Barry Kay
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I have setup a backup Windows 2012 STD R2 server with Hyper-V in order to restore Virtual Hard drive backups from our live VMs if needed.
I have been able to successfully spin up the VHDs from the Windows Server 2012 STD R2 VMs, but we have one Windows 10 VM that I am having issues with.
I have copied the VHD and created a new VM exactly as the live one, as I did with the other servers, however when I try start it I get the following error.
Startup Error
I can't see the option to delete the saved state.
what else can I do?

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Commented:
Check if the virtual hard drive is still mounted somewhere else (in your explorer and/or backup program, for example).
Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/Storage

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n Hyper-V Manager what does Inspect Disk bring up? It's in the right hand column/pane.
Barry KaySystems Engineer

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Not sure what was using the image file, but rebooting the server released it.

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