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Unable to Start Virtual Machine : Problem ID 374

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Home Edition


I cannot start my virtual machine with the following error messages :

Unable to complete the operation for the virtual machine
The virtual machine ID is invalid. To resolve the problem, remove the virtual machine from the list and add it again.

Problem ID: 374


  1. Open the Virtual Machines List dialog: right-click on the Parallels Desktop icon in the Dock, then select Control Center (Virtual Machines list in older versions).

  2. Right-click on the virtual machine you want to remove and click Remove then press Keep files

  3. Locate your virtual machine on your Mac hard drive

  4. Double-click on your virtual macine .pvm file to start it. Your virtual machine will be registered in the Parallels Desktop Virtual Machines List again.

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