VirtualBox: VM cannot start because the saved state file



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You want to start the Virtual Machine from the VirtualBox but getting below error,

Failed to open a session for the virtual machine xxx
VM cannot start because the saved stated file yyy is invalid (VERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND).
Delete the saved state prior starting the VM

VirtualBox - VM cannot start because the saved state file

Solution

On the Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager, click on Machine > Discard Saved State (CTRL + J). Click Discard.

Virtual - Discard Saved State

You can now start the Virtual Machine as usual.

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