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  • Fast Builds 19536 to 19551 Fail to Recognize SCSI Drives in VMware

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    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 10 Windows 10 beta builds Fast Builds 19536 to 19551 Fail to Recognize SCSI Drives in VMware

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    • #2110213 Reply

      petesmst
      AskWoody Plus

      I am not the only one to have experienced this frustrating issue (using VMWare Workstation 15 Player).  The following has appeared in the Insider Forum:

      “Fast Builds 19536, 19541, 19546 and 19551 Fail to Recognize SCSI Drives in VMware causing all upgrades to fail as that is the default setting. Same result trying to create a new virtual machine clean installing any of these past 4 builds. The workaround for now is changing disk type to SATA, but shows an error under Device Manager for SAS controller”.

      Source here:  https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/forum/insider_wintp-insider_install-insiderplat_pc/windows-10-insider-fast-ring-preview-19551-wont/f7abd1ed-baa6-462f-9f23-630bf54ffac4?messageId=69d574a7-c4dc-4147-a29b-b74ee5f48930

      However, I am unable to change the VMWare disk type from SCSI to SATA.  It’s not possible in the VM once the OS is installed.  When I tried to create a new VM and do a clean install of Windows, the only option offered within VMWare is SCSI.  Perhaps I must be patient and wait for MS to solve the issue.  Very frustrating!

      Any suggestions?

      My Rig: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core CPU; MSI X570-A PRO Mobo; Win 10 Pro (64 bit)-(UEFI-booted); 32GB RAM; 2TB Corsair Force Series MP600 2TB PCIe Gen 4.0 M.2 NVMe SSD. 1TB SAMSUNG 960 EVO M.2 NVME SSD; 512GB SAMSUNG 850 PRO SSD; Seagate 2TB Barracuda SATA6G HDD; Nvidia GeForce TX 2060 Super Ventus Graphics Card (SLI); Office 365 Home; Condusiv SSDKeeper Professional; Acronis TI 2020 Premium, VMWare Workstation 15 Player. HP 1TB USB SSD External Backup Drive). Dell G-Sync 144Hz Monitor.

    • #2110536 Reply

      Paul T
      AskWoody MVP

      As you said here.

      You can’t convert SCSI to SATA in a VM but you can backup, delete / recreate the disk and restore.

      cheers, Paul

      • #2111067 Reply

        petesmst
        AskWoody Plus

        @paul T:  It seems one can:  I received following reply on the Microsoft Community site (I have not yet had the opportunity to try the solution):

        https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/forum/insider_wintp-insider_install-insiderplat_pc/windows-10-insider-fast-ring-preview-19551-wont/f7abd1ed-baa6-462f-9f23-630bf54ffac4?messageId=da5ba748-1ba2-43a0-83a5-1412f836d81a

         

        My Rig: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core CPU; MSI X570-A PRO Mobo; Win 10 Pro (64 bit)-(UEFI-booted); 32GB RAM; 2TB Corsair Force Series MP600 2TB PCIe Gen 4.0 M.2 NVMe SSD. 1TB SAMSUNG 960 EVO M.2 NVME SSD; 512GB SAMSUNG 850 PRO SSD; Seagate 2TB Barracuda SATA6G HDD; Nvidia GeForce TX 2060 Super Ventus Graphics Card (SLI); Office 365 Home; Condusiv SSDKeeper Professional; Acronis TI 2020 Premium, VMWare Workstation 15 Player. HP 1TB USB SSD External Backup Drive). Dell G-Sync 144Hz Monitor.

        • #2111117 Reply

          petesmst
          AskWoody Plus

          @paul T:  I can confirm that I have successfully moved my activated Win 10 (Virtual Machine installation) from the virtual SCSI disk to a newly-created  virtual SATA disk (as per the link at my post #2111067 above).

          My Rig: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core CPU; MSI X570-A PRO Mobo; Win 10 Pro (64 bit)-(UEFI-booted); 32GB RAM; 2TB Corsair Force Series MP600 2TB PCIe Gen 4.0 M.2 NVMe SSD. 1TB SAMSUNG 960 EVO M.2 NVME SSD; 512GB SAMSUNG 850 PRO SSD; Seagate 2TB Barracuda SATA6G HDD; Nvidia GeForce TX 2060 Super Ventus Graphics Card (SLI); Office 365 Home; Condusiv SSDKeeper Professional; Acronis TI 2020 Premium, VMWare Workstation 15 Player. HP 1TB USB SSD External Backup Drive). Dell G-Sync 144Hz Monitor.

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