Event ID 15202 — VHD Service

Updated: April 7, 2009

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

This is preliminary documentation and subject to change.

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The VHD servcice provides Image Management servicing for Hyper-V.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 15202
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-vhdsvc
Version: 6.0
Symbolic Name: MSVHDSVC_SERVICE_START_FAIL
Message: The Hyper-V Image Management Service failed to start: '%4' (%5)

Resolve

Check vhdsvc

Inspect the environment in which the vhdsvc service is trying to start, including the event log, for error events that could have led to this failure. Then, try to manually start the vhdsvc service.

To restart VHDSVC using the Service Manager:

1. In the Hyper-V Manager click the server on which you want to stop the service, then click Action, then click Stop Service.

2. Click Action, and then click Start Service.

To restart VHDSVC using PowerShell.

1. On the computer that has the stopped service, open a command prompt as local administrator and type the following:

C:\PS>restart-service hvdsvc

To restart the VHDSVC service using the command prompt:

1. On the computer that has the stopped service, open a command prompt as local administrator and type the following:

net stop vhdsvc

If the service is not running, you will see the error "The Hyper-V Image Management service is not started."

2. On the command prompt type the following command to start the VHDSVC service

net start vhdsvc

 If the service start starts you will see the message "The Hyper-V Virtual Image Management service was start successfully."

Verify

The vhdsvc service is displayed in a running state in the service control manager and all the operations on vhd files complete successfully.

Related Management Information

VHD Service

Hyper-V

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