hyper-v could not be realized due to errors in its configuration file (import/export)

Juan Pablo 20 Reputation points


I have installed windows server 2022 datacenter with hyper v, I created a virtual machine with windows server 2012 R2 std, I exported the virtual machine to both a local hard disk and a usb disk but when trying to import it again it gives me the following error:

Hyper-V encountered an error during the 35150560734-157F-4 import operation.

'Windows 2012R2' could not be realized due to validation errors.

'Windows 2012R2' could not be realized due to errors in its configuration file which could not be resolved.

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A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
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  1. Ian Xue (Shanghai Wicresoft Co., Ltd.) 27,261 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    It seems the configuration file of the virtual machine is corrupted. Please create a new virtual machine using the existing virtual hard disk and see if it can start up normally.

    Best Regards,

    Ian Xue

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