In Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V, The Virtual Machine failed to start as the VM has been moved to new place or modified the name where their symbolic link missing update.

The below error might occur while trying to start the virtual machine. In this scenario, The VM Server2008 was trying to start and failed deliberately.  The reason behind is VM was moved to new CSV and updated symbolic link. But the privilege was not properly updated.

 

Error

[Window Title] Virtual Machine Connection

[Main Instruction] The application encountered an error while attempting to change the state of ‘Server2008’.

[Content] ‘Server2008’ failed to start.

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