I tried to virtualise my physical machine again a few times, but this doesn't matter..
Do you run Workstation as admin ?
yes, i'm running as admin/root. But also the error is gone. When i open the machine now, it just loads for a few secs and then returns to the main screen...
This only happens when running in root mode. When I re-open the program in normal mode it still gives the error
Maybe the vmdk(s) are still owned by root ?
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You will need to verify that there are no .lck files or folders in the VM's directory.
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Take backup of all .lk file and start VM , If not work restore from oldest one.
First of all; my apologies for the late reply, I'm just back from vacation.
In the vm folder there is a folder ***.vmx.lck , I tried to backup & delete that folder, restarted added the machine, but that doesn't matter. I still can't open the machine and It automatically re-makes the vmx.lck folder.
Inside the folder:
Thank you very much.
I had the same problem and I deleted those files and directory (2 *.lck) you mentioned and also all log files (4 *.log) and my machine started to work correctlly.
my problem start when I was installing some software and by mistake somebody disconnected the protable harddisk (where my virtual machines are) then problem started from there and the whole day I was trying to find any editor that I could open those files with CID errors to correct and couldn't find any until I saw your comments and did it your way and worked perfectly.
Again thank you very much.
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This worked for me too. Thank you for posting the info!
thank you very much, you solved my problem too.
thaks a lot it works fine.
Thanks worked fine after deleting the 2 *lck directories and files plus the logs.
You saved my day YadiJafari....I deleted (and backed up just in case) the folders with the .lck extension. There were 3 folders and no files with this extension in my case.
I restarted my VM and it worked again correctly.