You can only import a machine that was exported. Rather than import, your
best solution is to create a new machine (name can be the same) and point to
the existing VHD(s). You'll need to recreate your settings for networking,
processors, RAM, etc.
"John" <John@newsgroup> wrote in message
> Hello everyone,
> I had 20 VMs in a clustered Hyper-V, by mistake I deleted the Virtual
> machine resource, now the machines are not in the Hyper-V configuration
> The files are intact and are in the LUN, but the problem is when I try to
> import them a get the error:
> Import failed. Unable to find virtual machine import files under location
> 'H:\pathtovm'. You can import a virtual machine only if you used Hyper-V
> create and export it.
> Well, I know that the best way is to use the import/export procedure, but
> this scenario it was cause by a mistake...
> Does anyone knows how to get these machines back to Hyper-V console?
> Thank you