Cannot resume virtual machine because of the error 'Access denied. You do not have the permission to use this virtual machine and perform any actions with it until you have the proper access privileges.'

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Symptoms

When trying to resume the virtual machine the error message appears:

Access denied. You do not have the permission to use this virtual machine and perform any actions with it until you have the proper access privileges.

Cause

Incorrect user permissions for the virtual machine's file.

Resolution

The following resolution methods apply for earlier versions than Parallels Desktop 15.1.0, for this exact version or newer please see KB 124779.

See KB 5796 if you are having Access denied. You do not have enough rights to use this virtual machine error when trying to start the virtual machine.

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