“Hyper-V Components is not Running” error nested in VMWare Workstation
Hyper-V Manager – An error occurred while attempting to start the selected virtual machine(s). ‘VM-Server-NAME‘ failed to start.
Failed to start the virtual machine ‘VM-Server-NAME‘ because one of the Hyper-V components is not running.
‘VM-Server-NAME‘ failed to start. (Virtual machine ID VM-ID)
The Virtual Machine Management Service failed to start the virtual machine ‘VM-Server-NAME‘ because one of Hyper-V components is not running (Virtual machine ID VM ID)
To fix this error you have to edit the VMX configuration file. This VMX configuration file is located at your Virtual Machine’s path.
Before edit the configuration file Shutdown the Hyper-V host (Windows Server 2008/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2) from VMWare.
Open the VMX file with text editor such as Notepad. And enter the below line at end of the notepad.
hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = “FALSE”
Now save and close configuration file and start the host server and start virtual machine on Hyper-V