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Windows 7: Windows 7 Vmware The file specified is not a virtual disk.

20 Jul 2012   #1
sachin1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows 7 Vmware The file specified is not a virtual disk.

When i power On Vmware Windows 7
The file specified is not a virtual disk.
I get this error The file specified is not a virtual disk.
Please help me to solve this issue bcz in this Vm my passwrds are save.
Help me how to resolve this issue.


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21 Jul 2012   #2
usasma
Microsoft MVP

 
 

1 - save a copy of your Virtual Disk to another location (as a backup)
2 - reinstall VMWare and see if you can load the old virtual disk
3 - if not, then try to create a new VM w/a copy of the virtual disk.
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21 Jul 2012   #3
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Welcome aboard, Sachin .

Browse to the location where the virtual installation is located , most probably it is in the user folder, as my virtual machines. Open it, and double click the .vmx file.

if it is not corrupted, it should run.
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