lost vm because i expanded the HD Share on Facebook Post on reddit Tweet on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Home › Forums › Server Operating Systems › Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 › lost vm because i expanded the HD This topic has 3 replies, 3 voices, and was last updated 7 years, 5 months ago by tehcamel. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts salbalMember Jun 20, 2013 at 7:43 am #161773 I made an error in expanding a VM hard drive now when i try and start it – it gives me this error>> An error occured while attempting to start the selected virtual machines “….” failed to start Microsoft Emulated IDE controller (instance ID -[propert……avhd” . error: ‘The chain of virtual hard disk is inaccessible. ehter was an error opening a virtual hard disk further up the chain. Failed to open virtual disk ‘D:VMspropprop…. avhd’ . A problem encountered opening a virtual disk in the chain of differencing disks, the size of the virtual hard disk is not valid Please help if there is any solution Sal Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.