Tecdolch
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VMware 16 workstation - writable mapping from a Virtual Disk to local Volume not working

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Hello everyone,

if i map Virtual Disk to local Volume  read only. This works fine. Only if i try it with full access , a error occurs - Path not found.vm1.PNGVM2.PNGVM3.PNG 

Does anyone have a clue as to where the error lies.

The host O/S is Windows 10 64-bit. 21H1 19043.1766 and higher.
Workstation 16 Pro Trial

Thanks in advance

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RDPetruska
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What version of Workstation?  The disk mapping has NOT worked properly with any of the 16.2.x versions.  Stick with version 16.1.2.

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bluefirestorm
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From the screenshot, it looks like the VM and its virtual disk files (VMDKs) are stored in OneDrive.

If you value your data inside the VM(s) and value your sanity, it is best to store the VM on a local drive and avoid using OneDrive (or other cloud-based storage that synchronise between local and cloud storage) for storing VM(s).

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Tecdolch
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Thanks for the quick reply.

I have the moved the folder to "C:\", but the error remains.
Read-only is possible, but writable still has the error.

Best regards

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continuum
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Is C: writeable for you ?
Use a directory inside your home or on a second disk. Dont try to write into the root of a partition.

 

 


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I do not support Workstation 16 at this time ...

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RDPetruska
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What version of Workstation?  The disk mapping has NOT worked properly with any of the 16.2.x versions.  Stick with version 16.1.2.

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Tecdolch
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Yes C. is full writable

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Tecdolch
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WMware Workstation 16 Pro Version 16.2.2 19376536 is used.

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continuum
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Read RDPetruskas message above

 


________________________________________________
Do you need support with a VMFS recovery problem ? - send a message via skype "sanbarrow"
I do not support Workstation 16 at this time ...

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