0 Replies Latest reply on Oct 26, 2011 10:05 AM by VMFmichael

    Could not get snapshot information: Failed to lock the file. Module Snapshot power on failed.

    VMFmichael Lurker

      I just tried to open a Win7 Enterprise VM in Fusion 4.0.2 (the VM had already been ugraded).  I repeatedly go the "Could not get snapshot information: Failed to lock the file. Module Snapshot power on failed." even after restarting VMWare Fusion. 

       

      I resolved this by quitting Fusion and then right clicking on my virtual machine and selecting "Show Package Contents".  I then deleted the two folders called:

       

      Windows 7.vmsd.lck
      Windows 7.vmx.lck

       

      (they contained files of the same name).

       

      I also deleted the cache files, though I think that step was unnecessary.

       

      After restarting VMWare, the machine launched fine.

       

      I know this solution has previously been described (I believe for version 2), but since that is rather dated now, I thought this meritted repeating.

       

      Michael

       

      PS I am running Lion (10.7.2) and an aging Macbook Pro.