Archive for January 18th, 2013

Cloned Windows 2008 R2 virtual machine fails to boot with the error: autochk program not found – skipping AUTOCHECK

To workaround this issue on previous versions of ESX/ESXi 4.1 and ESXi 5.0: Power down the source virtual machine. Backup the .vmx file of the source virtual machine. Change the value of the disk.EnableUUID parameter to False. For more information, see Tips for editing a .vmx file (1714). Save the changes made to the .vmx file. Clone the virtual machine again. If these steps […]