Thursday, 17 March 2011

Error Reading File: Source Safe and Virtual PC

If you are using Source Safe in a virtual PC and it is behaving slowly and producing Error Reading from File messages then its likely you may have a duplicate MAC address if the virtual PC has been copied.

To resolve this make sure the virtual PC is closed and not in a saved state.

Edit the .vmc file to remove the MAC address. Find the following line:

Remove the number so the line appears as follows:

After you remove the number, Virtual PC will create a new MAC address the next time you start the virtual machine.

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