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I shut my VM down in a hurry earlier today - bad move it seems.

Now, when I try to boot it, it comes up with an unrecoverable error. The log file says something about 'disk error while paging'. Any ideas? Any way out?

It's a Windows 7 Host and a Ubuntu Guest. (I don't think this makes any difference though...)

UPDATE:

  • I ran a chkdsk /r on the host but it made no difference
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Per this article, http://eng-mah.blogspot.com/2011/04/vmware-virtual-machine-cannot-resume.html, I deleted the vmem file and the machine restored fine!

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