failed to power on with error 'then chain of virtual hard disk is inaccessible. there was an error opening a virtual hard disk further up the chain


  • Hi,

    Based on my understanding, the issue you are experiencing is: when we try to power on the VM, we get the error “the chain of the virtual hard disk is inaccessible”.

    If I misunderstood, please don’t hesitate to let me know.

    1.    Please right click the VM, check the VHD location of the VM, then check if the VHD file locates in the proper place.

    2.    If the VHD is well in the folder, while we are unable to power on the VM, please try to delete the original VM, and re-create the VM with the existing VHD, check if it could work.

    Best regards,


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