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How to fix Vix Error Code 21009 VMware?

Published on April 12th, 2022

The vix error code 21009 vmware is a error code that is caused by a problem with the VMware software. This error code can be caused by a number of different things, but the most common cause is a problem with the way the software is installed on your computer. This error code can also be caused by a problem with the way the software is configured on your computer.

1. Restart the VMware virtual machine

  1. In the vSphere Client, right-click on the virtual machine in which you are experiencing the issue and select "Restart."
  2. Select "Yes" to confirm the restart.
  3. The virtual machine will restart and should now be working correctly.

2. Shut down the VMware virtual machine

  1. Open the VMware vSphere Client.
  2. Select the virtual machine in which you are experiencing the vix error code 21009.
  3. Click the "Power" button.
  4. Click the "Shutdown" button.
  5. Click the "Yes" button when asked to confirm the shutdown.

3. Delete the VMware virtual machine

  1. Right click on the virtual machine in the inventory and select "Delete from Inventory."
  2. Select "Yes" when prompted to delete the virtual machine's files.
  3. Click on the "Close" button to finish deleting the virtual machine.

4. Recreate the VMware virtual machine

  1. Login to your VMware account
  2. In the VMware vSphere Client, select the ESXi host on which the virtual machine with the vix error code 21009 resides
  3. Select the virtual machine in the inventory list
  4. Select the Settings tab
  5. Under the General heading, click on the VM Options button
  6. On the VM Options window, select the Hardware option
  7. In the Hardware Options window, under the Virtual Hardware section, select the Replace option
  8. In the Virtual Hardware window, select the appropriate virtual hardware type
  9. In the Replace Virtual Hardware window, specify the location of the virtual hardware file
  10. Click on the Start button to start the virtual machine replacement process
  11. Once the virtual machine has been replaced, restart the virtual machine to apply the changes
  12. If the virtual machine is operational, you can remove the original virtual machine from the inventory list
  13. If the virtual machine is not operational, you can restore the original virtual machine from the backup