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Posted by Nick at 10:22 PM Labels: ubuntu, virtualization, vmware 1 comment: Nick said... Like Lucas, I too did not have any .lck files in my VM folder. It helps a lot June 21, 2009 at 4:27 AM Jude said... Tkx, worked for me. navigate here

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Vmware Vmdk File Locked

March 16, 2010 at 4:14 PM Team - Online Systems said... When starting VMWare, you may receive the following errors if it crashed (or your system crashed) while you were using it: "Unable to open either the disk 'win98se-0.vmdk' or the redo The solution was on point. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=495301 fester225January 1st, 2009, 04:40 AMNo I don't think so, I had this problem before, and the .WRITELOCK is a file created while vmware is using the .vmdk file.

Awesome, worked for me too May 31, 2011 at 5:41 AM kushal said... I'm so glad you took the time to post this tip. I was freaking out! Remove .lck File Vmware Thanks!

If it cannot remove the lock, a stale lock file is left protecting the .vmdk file. Thanks...my lights went out while i was running linux on vmware. Thanks a zillion for your tip! Works Amazingly, thanks.

This solution really saved my bacon this morning. Vmware Cannot Delete File Thanks Mate March 24, 2010 at 4:26 PM David said... November 3, 2010 at 3:08 PM pax0r said... Thanks :) February 16, 2010 at 2:21 AM Juan said...

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After doing so, go back to the VMware Server console and startup your guest - it should fire-up without incident. https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2111236 Show 2 replies 1. Vmware Vmdk File Locked I did this and tried setting up a new VM, told it I copied it. Cannot Open The Disk Failed To Lock The File September 24, 2009 at 8:57 AM GUINEO said...

Thanks a lot CheersAnurag Sachan March 27, 2012 at 2:07 PM Bach D said... check over here June 21, 2009 at 4:26 AM Jude said... Excellent on my way now. Didn't know what i just did.. Error: Inappropriate Ioctl For Device

Nice tip, thanks! As someone pointed out there can be multiple lock directories which happend to me.(I tested the UPS shutdown functionality on my server, which did not work so the machine was turned Re: vmdk.WRITELOCK not removed after shutdown rsa911 Nov 26, 2007 8:29 AM (in response to VMandyS) have a look in the vmware.log file, present in each VM directory , just after his comment is here December 30, 2011 at 10:34 AM Sridhar said...

Thank you so much, I was so close to throw the notebook against the wall :) May 10, 2010 at 11:35 AM Mal said... Vmware Failed To Lock The File Vmdk To fix it, you need to delete any of the write lock files which are named .WRITELOCK in the Virtual Machine directory. July 25, 2011 at 9:06 AM sri said...

My machine says "Failed to Lock the File" but it says there's an issue with the .nvram.

Thanks a lot!!! Deleting the files solved the problem. It worked for me!Thanks man!!! Vmx.lck Unable To Add To Inventory May 5, 2011 at 2:42 AM panagiotissorras said...

I just wanted to let everyone know I had the problem and it resolved it, however I have a standard windows 7 VM I copy normally, to save time. like *.OLDWRITELOCK. I was stressing a little - I thought i corrupted my VM files... http://gmailpush.com/unable-to/vmware-mks-xpi-error-204.html June 28, 2012 at 2:17 AM tdcrone said...

Like Lucas, I too did not have any .lck files in the VM folder. June 8, 2009 at 4:32 PM jorge said... All rights reserved. When I power down a VM on this host all *.vmdk.WRITELOCK files are gone and the virtual machine can be started again without any problems.Is this a bug in 1.0.4 or