Solving VMware Fusion “could not get snapshot information failed to lock the file” Issue

VMware Fusion “could not get snapshot information failed to lock the file”




Welcome Mac User! This Tip Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Solve VMware Fusion “could not get snapshot information failed to lock the file” Issue on Mac OS X.

So this Issue is Usually caused from an Existing Lock File over a VMware Virtual Machine Snapshot.

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

     - Open Terminal
  2. Then Navigate into VMware Machine

    cd /[path2]/MyVMwareVM
  3. Next Displace All *.lck Directories

    mkdir lck
    mv *.lck lck/
  4. Finally Restart VM

  5. And now the VMware Fusion “could not get snapshot information failed to lock the file” Issue Should be Happily Solved! 🙂