Hyper-v Guest OS Failed to start – Failed to create memory contents file

When trying to start a Hyper-V server we received this error.

Failed to create memory contents file ‘F:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\HyperV\Virtual Machines\….(some numbers)…\..morenumbers.bin’ of size 2048MB.

Screen Shot of error when Start Guest OS

The solution for this problem is simple. Make more space available on the drive with the Hyper-V VHD file. The message is indicating that the drive has run out of space.

It would be nice if Microsoft could dumb it down.

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