Fixing Hyper V “VMName failed to change state” error 32788

If you find yourself getting this error message:

The application encountered an error while attempting to change the state of ‘VMName’.  ‘VMName’ failed to change state.  The operation failed with error code ‘32788.’

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Go to the settings of your VM:

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And look for something in an error state:

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In this case I had changed Virtual Switch since using the VM so it’s no longer valid.

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