Monday, August 12, 2013

Unable to maximize the virtual machine console window after it has been minimized to the Windows taskbar (1033948)

This is a known issue. This issue only occur when all of the conditions in the Symptoms are met.
You do not encounter this issue when:
  • The Windows system where your vSphere Client is installed is not configured to group similar taskbar buttons.
  • If the virtual machine in which you are launching a virtual machine console does not have an associated snapshot.
To work around this issue, perform one of these options:
  • Deselect the option Group similar taskbar buttons:
    1. On the Windows system running the vSphere Client, right-click the Windows taskbar.
    2. Click Properties.
    3. Deselect Group similar taskbar buttons.
    4. Click Apply > OK.
  • Remove the snapshot from the virtual machine whose console is stuck in a minimized state on the Windows taskbar: 
    1. Using the vSphere Client, right-click on the virtual machine and choose Snapshot > Snapshot Manager.
    2. Remove the snapshot, by choosing to Go To or Delete.

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