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Harddisk needs to be checked RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    Suddenly, one of my Windows 2012 R2 VMs has started showing the message "One of your hard disks needs to be checked for consistency". I am currently skipping the check. How can i check where is the problem as this is a virtual machine and the attached VHDs are SAN hard disks?

    Thanks.

    Thursday, September 5, 2019 5:25 PM

All replies

  • You start by allowing the VM's disk check to complete. Inconsistency in the guest's file system does not necessarily mean a physical disk problem.

    Eric Siron
    Altaro Hyper-V Blog
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    Thursday, September 5, 2019 6:08 PM
  • Yes this is what i started after finding corruption under software distribution\download folder. It showed repaired. Now going to start the VM after deleting the download folder.

    Thanks.

    Thursday, September 5, 2019 6:31 PM
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    Best Regards,

    Daniel


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