Easy Fix Error Code 32788 on Hyper-V if Failed While Starting VM

Fixed Error Code 32788 on Hyper-V on Virtual Machine. If you also see the popup Failed to Change state Error Code 32788 on Hyper-V then you are in the 6right place here we’ll describe how to Fix State Error Code 32788 on Hyper-V if Failed on VM. Too many people are daily receiving this error message on Hyper-V 2022 host at the time of starting the selected virtual machine. So, please don’t retry several times to start, it’ll not help you.

This is the Hyper-v Manager Error 32788 that You May Receive

Here we are going to suggest an easy way to fix State error code 32788 and “Power ON” VM on Hyper-V 2022. This guide also helps with the latest 2022 Hyper-V.

Failed to Change state Error Code 32788 on Hyper V

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How to Fix Error Code 32788 on Hyper-V if Failed while Starting Virtual Machine?

First of all, we must know the reason for Error Code 32788 on Hyper-V and then we learn how to fix it.

1) Know the Main Reason for Changing Failure on Hyper-V

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This error message is the result of the conflict in the VM configuration. It also happens when any connected host changes something on their System, maybe disturbing the virtual network switch. We faced this issue when one of our hosts changed the name of the virtual switch. Changing the name was OK, but he forgot to configure it properly in the virtual machine settings.

2) How to Fix Failed to Change State Error Code 32788 on Hyper-V?

To fix it follow the steps below;

  1. Go to Hyper-V console.
  2. Now open the settings of that infected VM.

There are 2 ways to enter and open the settings ;

  1. Either you can just go through all other settings.
  2. Or, through Network Adapter settings.

But we recommend going through the Network Adapter settings and searching for any Configuration Errors. As shown below image.

How to Fix Failed to Change state Error Code 32788 on Hyper V

In our Virtual Machine, we found that one of our old switch port is no longer exist (means not present). When we changed the virtual switch to the correct Virtual switch and our VM has “Powered ON” without any errors or warnings.

You should also follow this guide if there is a similar problem.

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