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Hypver-V VM failed to change state

Darron Broadhurst
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Hi There

 

I have just installed Hyper-V 2016 Core and created my first VM. I have added a DVD and pointed to a Windows 2012 R2 ISO image I what to install. 

I have set the VM up as Generation 2 with 8 GB RAM

When i try to start the VM to install the 2012 R2 OS I get an error. 'The application encountered an error while attempting to change the state of 'new virtual machine' - failed to change state

 

In the administrative events there seems to be 2 errors

 

Event ID 12030 from source Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-v-Worker cannot be found. the handle is invalid

 

and

 

Event ID 12140 from source Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-v-SynthStor cannot be found. the handle is invalid

 

Please help !!!!!!!

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These are the full errors from the Administrative events

 

The description for Event ID 12140 from source Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-SynthStor cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.

 

If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the event.

 

The following information was included with the event:

 

New Virtual Machine

6CC98392-976B-478C-90E9-86BAE7AC027D

C:\iso\SW_DVD9_Windows_Svr_Std_and_DataCtr_2012_R2_64Bit_English_-4_MLF_X19-82891.ISO

%%2147943792

7864368

80070570

Hyper-V Virtual Machine Management service

 

The handle is invalid

 

 

The description for Event ID 12010 from source Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-Worker cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.

 

If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the event.

 

The following information was included with the event:

 

New Virtual Machine

6CC98392-976B-478C-90E9-86BAE7AC027D

Synthetic SCSI Controller

%%2147943792

0x80070570

4DC49261-3A81-401F-98DB-974C89B3DE3B

 

The handle is invalid

 

 

The description for Event ID 12030 from source Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-Worker cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.

 

If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the event.

 

The following information was included with the event:

 

New Virtual Machine

6CC98392-976B-478C-90E9-86BAE7AC027D

 

The handle is invalid

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