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Hyper-V “Could not initialize” on windows 2008 r2

Hyper-V “Could not initialize” on windows 2008 r2

 

Hyper – An error occurred while attempting to start the selected virtual machine (s). ‘VM’ could not initialize.

 

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Checked the permissions if this could be with Full Control permissions under Task Manager.

 

If permissions missing then you can follow the below article:

 

http://blogs.technet.com/b/rmilne/archive/2014/01/15/hyper-v-could-not-initialize-could-not-create-or-access-saved-state-file.aspx

 

Checked and found both System and Administrators has Full Control Permissions.

 

Now this time I have jumped in Event Viewer and found two Events

 

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Confirmed that there are few update missing, found that there is hot fix by released by Microsoft

 

 

Download and Install below Hotfix to fix this issue.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2517374

 

Installed the Hot fix

 

Hyper-v Initialize4

 

Restarted the machine.

 

Hyper-v Initialize5

 

Started the VM Machine.

Hyper-v Initialize6

 

Great it got started and working……. 🙂

Ready for Installing OS

 

 

Praveen Kumar

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